Group Hails Judiciary For Reinstating Whistlebower Who Exposed Okiro’s Corruption

Anti-graft coalition, the CiviI Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has commended the judiciary for its recent reinstatement of Mr. Aaron Kaase, a whistleblower sacked from the Police Service Commission  (PSC) for exposing the corrupt activities of Mr. Mike Okiro, PSC Chairman. CSNAC also stated that the development has confirmed its allegations of corruption against Mr. Okiro, a former Inspector-General of Police. The coalition's position was made known in a statement signed by its Chairman, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraju.
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COSON sues Young Shall Grow Motors, wants N105m for alleged copyright infringement Royalties

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday fixed March 19 for continuation of trial of alleged copyright infringement by Young Shall Grow Motors Ltd. The Young Shall Grow Bus The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) had taken the company to court to challenge an alleged copyright infringement as guaranteed by the Copyright Act, Cap 28, Laws of the Federation, 2004.
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APP Seeks To Join Electoral Act Amendment Suit

A political party, the Action Peoples Party, has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja to be joined as a defendant in the suit filed by the Accord Party to challenge the constitutionality of the ongoing amendment to the Electoral Act by the National Assembly.
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Runtown Sued Over Breach Of Contract Again

For the second time in 2-years, Eric Many, the record label that signed Nigerian popstar, Runtown has filed an injunction at a Federal High court against the singer for breach of contract.
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Court Judgment on EFCC: Offenders Can No Longer Hide -Ikimi

A Human Rights Activist and legal practitioner, Mr Oghenejabor Ikimi, has said with the recent judgment which held that the courts cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC from discharging its statutory functions, alleged offenders would no longer have a hiding place
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CBN Releases Regulation On Bills Payments

The central bank stated this in a circular titled: “Regulation for Bill Payments in Nigeria, 2018,” that was posted on its website at the weekend.
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Ending Collection Losses in Nigeria’s Electricity Supply Industry By Reason Abajuo

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued the Meter Asset Provider Regulations 2018 (MAP-Regs). The MAP-Regs came into effect on March 8, 2018 and will be enforced by NERC from April 3, 2018. These regulations are designed to provide standard rules to eliminate estimated billing practices in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (usually tagged ‘NESI’) and increase the collection rates of the distribution companies.
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Again, CBN Reiterates Warning on Virtual Currencies

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again cautioned Nigerians to be wary of investments in cryptocurrency, stressing that virtual currencies are not legal tender in Nigeria.
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Sixty Judges Appointed For Twenty Five States

The under-listed are the names of the Sixty (60) successful Judicial Officers recommended by the National Judicial Council at its 85th Meeting to their various State Governors:
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What is Nigeria’s Immigration Law by Anne E Kennedy

Nigeria’s immigration law seeks to fight the illegal immigration of individuals going in and out of the country. The law will also help secure the interests of the Nigerian market, which is growing at a very fast rate.
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Download the NERC Meter Asset Provider Regulations 2018

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) recently released the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) Regulations 2018, a much-awaited electricity meter regulation expected to facilitate the bridging of existing metering gap.
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Deadline for Paul Usoro 2 Challenge Extended

To ensure robust participation by Lawyers across the country, organizers of the Pro bono reward initiative, Paul Usoro & Co have extended the deadline of submission of entries till 9th of April.
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Nigeria’s Young Lawyers Set For A Life Changing Opportunity .

The air of disillusionment and dissatisfaction common among young Nigerian lawyers grappling with how they can navigate their career and make a mark in the highly competitive Nigerian legal industry has now come under the focus of Grey Consulting, a Lagos-based firm.
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Lawlexis 2018 Career Training for Lawyers Begins Registration

The Lawlexis 2018 Career Training for Lawyers is one it’s kind as it combines unique courses and excellent tutoring channeled to provide appropriate legal skills mandatory for every lawyer via-a-vis the innovation and competence required in today’s global business and legal world.
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Dasuki Loses At Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the detention of former National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki was not at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that put him on trial.
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Orju Uka, Mayor Njoku, Adebiyi Ajayi Join 69 Other Lawyers For Justice Ayo Philips Prize

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