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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  ... Akinretoye, in a statement Wednesday, explained that many state governors would also grace the occasion ... 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
Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been released from protective custody in the neighbouring Republic of Benin ... 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.
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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
... the special prosecutor at the Court for the Repression of Economic Offences and Terrorism (CRIET) in Benin’s capital of Porto-Novo, according to Ayeni’s lawyer, Elie Dovonou, and the journalist himself, who both spoke to CPJ by phone, and a statement by the media outlet.

Nigerian journalist Damilola Ayeni arrested in Benin while reporting on environment

CPJ 07 Sep 2023
... being presented at the Court for the Repression of Economic Offences and Terrorism (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. As the notable human rights lawyer ... 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 ... transferred  the case to  Benin-city, Edo  State.

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 in February for emotional support from his parents. Dossa's lawyer, Malyka ...

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, attended by two aides, following his crowning in Benin City in October, 2016.AFP via Getty Images.

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 that were illegally gotten either from the government or from international crimes were used to launder through estate business.

Okojie Organises Golf Tournament, Moot Court Competition to Mark Diamond Jubilee

This Day 18 Mar 2023
Friends and associates of Chief Percy Okojie will storm Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Edo State for his 60 Birthday Pro/Am Charity Golf Tournament billed for March 25th, 2023 ... As a renowned property lawyer, the competition area will be on Commercial Law, and it is being organised by Policy and Law Reform Centre.

Edo People Charged to Vote LP Candidates

This Day 17 Mar 2023
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City. A senior lawyer, Solomon Asemota, SAN, and the Christian Social Movement of Nigeria (CSMN), have called on all Edo people to come out in their large numbers to vote all candidates of the Labour Party (LP) in tomorrow’s election.

Stop Medical Professionals from Leaving Nigeria, Senior Lawyer Tells FG

This Day 08 Jan 2023
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City. A senior lawyer, Mr Ighodalo Imadegbelo (SAN) yesterday urged the federal government to take urgent steps to end the exodus of young medical practitioners from the federation ... He made the call at a set-forth programme organised for the Provost, College of Medical Science, University of Benin, Prof.

Iron Fist of the Niger Delta

This Day 18 Dec 2022
Perspective. In the Niger Delta, almost everyone believes in the endless cycle of life ... The struggle, when it comes, is also their own ... I am here ... The group then approached Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, the veteran Ijaw leader who was persuaded to assemble a team of lawyers. The lawyers took the case to the Federal High Court, Benin, where the Ijaw lost.

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