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Africa Intelligence 28 Feb 2024
Benin. Olivier Pognon, state lawyer taking on multinationalsThe Beninese lawyer at the helm of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) ....

Senior Lawyer Urges IG to Reconsider Mass Transfer of Police Personnel

This Day 12 Feb 2024
Nigeria .. Adibe Emenyonu in Benin-city ... In a letter to the IG dated February 9, 2024, which was made available to journalists in Benin-city yesterday, the senior lawyer said he wrote the letter as a friend of the police and human rights activist.

Awujale Installs Sonny Kuku as Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland

This Day 04 Feb 2024
Nigeria .. Chuks Okocha in Abuja ... The ceremony was also marked alongside Kuku’s 80th birthday. The Pro-Chancellor, University of Benin, succeeded his late uncle and lawyer, Bayo Kuku, the 2nd Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland, who died in 2015 ... Yusuf said ... .

Akpabio Leads 30 Senators to Ondo As Osemawe Celebrates 70th Birthday, 17th Coronation Anniversary

This Day 08 Nov 2023
Nigeria .. Oyo Gov, UNIBEN VC, Academics, Politicians to Bag Chieftaincy Titles. Sunday Aborisade in Abuja  ... A prominent lawyer, Mr. Ayodele Akintunde, will be installed as the Baamofin; the Vice-Chancellor, University of Benin, Prof ... .

Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Igboho, Regains Freedom, Leaves for Germany

This Day 09 Oct 2023
He has remained in protective custody in the Republic of Benin before his release yesterday ... Igboho’s lawyer, however, called on the government of Benin Republic to prevent his extradition to Nigeria on the grounds of security and threat to his life.
photo: Creative Commons / Denis Vermeirre
Outside the administrative offices of the Benin national police school

Nigerian journalist Damilola Ayeni freed in Benin after false jihadist claim

CPJ 08 Sep 2023

Nigerian journalist Damilola Ayeni arrested in Benin while reporting on environment

CPJ 07 Sep 2023
... (CRIET) in the capital of Porto-Novo and charged with alleged terrorism, according to a separate report by the FIJ, Ayeni’s lawyer, and a report by the privately owned Benin Web TV news site.

Looting the Looters: Theft at the British Museum

Dissident Voice 23 Aug 2023
Much the same could be said about many artefacts housed in the BM’s collections, including the Benin bronzes and the Easter Island Hoa Hakananai’a ... Christopher Marinello, lawyer and CEO of Art Recovery International, is of the latter view.

Dismissed Police Officer Begs IG to Obey Court Order on Reinstatement

This Day 18 Jul 2023
Adewenimo of the National Industrial Court, Benin Judicial Division, had on November 17, 2021, delivered ruling in favour of the Esosa over the ‘unlawful’ dismissal from the Force.

Black man, suspected of stealing his own car, sues Montreal cops

The Grio 04 May 2023
He had to return to his home nation of Benin in February to get emotional support from his parents. Malyka Jean-Baptiste, another lawyer for Dossa, stated that the police never apologized to her client.

Black Montrealer sues police after being handcuffed over suspected theft of own car

Moosejaw Today 03 May 2023
Brice Dossa, a 44-year-old Montrealer originally from Benin, is seeking damages from the city and from the officers named in the lawsuit filed Tuesday ... The court document says he had to return to Benin ...

Kidnappings and Killings: Lawyers’ Lives Matter

This Day 02 May 2023
In the evening of Friday, the 23rd of August, 2013, prominent human rights and constitutional Lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN was kidnapped at the Ehor stretch of the Benin-Auchi motorway.

Black group tells Met not to return king’s bronzes: ‘Slavery profits’

New York Post 29 Apr 2023
Lawyer Deadria Farmer-Paellmann, the executive director of Restitution Study Group, the non-profit trying to stop the repatriation of the Benin Bronzes, told The Post ... The Oba of Benin’s Rolls Royce Phantom is his official means of travel.

EFCC Beams Searchlight on Developers, Says Many Estates in Abuja, Lagos Proceeds of Money Laundering

This Day 23 Apr 2023
Speaking at the weekend during a training session for journalists on effective reporting of the economic and financial crimes in Benin City, Edo State, EFCC lawyer, Chris Mishela, alleged that funds ...

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