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Nigeria separatist held in Benin 'not facing extradition'

Urdu Point 10 Oct 2021
Cotonou, Oct 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Oct, 2021 ) .Nigeria has not issued an extradition warrant for a separatist activist who has been in jail in neighbouring Benin since July, lawyers said Saturday. Sunday Igboho, who pushes for independence for the southwestern Yoruba people, was arrested in Benin while trying to fly to Germany.
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Edo to challenge court order barring COVID-19 vaccine card directive

Business Day Online 02 Sep 2021
Briefing journalists on Wednesday in Benin City, he said the State government has instructed its lawyers to pursue and challenge all orders in the courts “from where they emanate and if necessary, at the appellate level, while affirming our position as a law-abiding government ... Read also ... He continued ... .
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Nigeria: Avocats Trains Journalists On Human Rights Advocacy

All Africa 03 Aug 2021
Benin City -- A human rights advocacy group, "Avocats ...
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BREAKING: Benin Republic to determine Sunday Igboho's asylum request this week -Lawyer - Punch Newspapers

TheNewsHOOK 02 Aug 2021
BREAKING. Benin Republic to determine Sunday Igboho's asylum request this week -Lawyer - Punch Newspapers ....
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Sunday Igboho: Benin investigates Nigerian separatist leader

BBC News 27 Jul 2021
A court in Benin has ordered that a Nigerian separatist leader being held in the country be moved to prison from police custody ... Why was he picked up in Benin? ... Prominent Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, told the BBC that the Nigerian embassy wrote a letter to the authorities in Benin requesting the extradition of Mr Adeyemo.
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Sunday Igboho: What's stopping Benin extraditing the Nigerian separatist leader?

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jul 2021
His lawyers allege he was abducted in Kenya where he was tortured but the authorities there have denied the accusations.Can he be extradited from Benin? ... Prominent Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, told the BBC that the Nigerian embassy wrote a letter to the authorities in Benin requesting the extradition of Mr Adeyemo.
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Nigerian separatist remanded in custody in Benin

Urdu Point 27 Jul 2021
A Nigerian separatist wanted in his country was remanded in custody on Tuesday in Benin, where he was arrested at the airport last week, judicial sources told AFP ... Igboho's lawyers, Toide Behanzin.
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Sunday Igboho lawyer tok why Yoruba activist still dey Benin custody

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
One of di five Lawyers wey dey defend Sunday Igboho, don tell BBC wetin be di case wey di Yoruba activist get to answer. Ibrahim Bamidele Salami wey be lawyer wey base for Cotonou deny reports say authorities 'torture' Sunday Igboho wey im real name na Sunday Adeyemo ... Lawyer Salami say wetin Nigeria goment dey accuse am for be say.
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Insecurity: The ‘ding-dong’ over Sunday Igboho

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
The activist, who is presently standing trial for likely immigration-related offences, was brought to Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic last Thursday ... That contrary to insinuations, Nigeria and Benin have no Extradition Agreement ... He added that lawyers in Benin Republic would be engaged to defend Igboho’s rights against extradition.
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Sunday Igboho wife released as Cotonou Cour d'Appel adjourn di Yoruba activist extradition case

Ghana Web 24 Jul 2021
Sunday Igboho lawyer for Benin Republic, Ibrahim David Salami tell BBC say na both Germany and Nigeria passport dem see for Igboho hand contrary to di tori wey bin ...
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Sanwo-Olu Speaks on Igboho, Says People Working Behind the Scenes

This Day 24 Jul 2021
Since he was arrested, Nigerian authorities have intensified diplomatic efforts to extradict him to Nigeria while human rights activistists, lawyers and Yoruba leaders have urged the Benin Republic government not to accede to Nigerian government’s request, citing international protocol.
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Igboho Arrives Beninese Court Ahead of Trial

This Day 22 Jul 2021
Embattled Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho earlier today, arrived at the Court De’appal De Cotonou, ahead of his arraignment by the authorities of Benin Republic for immigration-related offences.
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Lawyer Calls On Germany to Stop Igboho's Extradition for Benin Republic

All Africa 21 Jul 2021
In a statement issued yesterday, the lawyer said that his client and ...
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Southern solidarity: Can the governors walk the talk on 2023 presidency?

Business Day Online 11 Jul 2021
Yes! It was made in Lagos and the governors from the southern part of Nigeria have been applauded, and at the same time, criticised for another heroic moment ... Read also ... Adams Aliu, a Benin-based constitutional lawyer told BusinessDay that zoning doesn’t exist in the constitution but, at times, intra-party politics can try to adopt it. He said ... .
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