Double Nomination: Why Are Lawyers Challenging The Case, Despite knowing They Won't Win- Oshoma
During an interview with the media, Liborous Oshoma, a Nigerian Legal Practitioner, stated that there are some cases that should have been avoided because they will almost certainly be dismissed in court, but some lawyers will still want to challenge the case in court despite knowing that they will not be successful.
Why Do Lawyers Still Want To Challenge The Law, Despite Knowing Their Suit Won't Favour Them?-Oshoma
While talking with the media, Liborous Oshoma, a Nigerian Legal Practitioner said that there are some cases that should have been avoided because they are definitely gonna be dismissed at the court of law, but some lawyers will still wanna challenge the case in court despite knowing that they won't be successful with that.
Today's Headlines:Phrank Mocks Keyamo Over Case Dismissal;Enenche Empowers 520 Orphanages
Phrank Mocks Keyamo Over Case Dismissal Photo Credit:Vanguard Newspaper Mr. Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, in the 2023 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has described Ex-Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo SAN, as a serial loser.
Tinubu: 'Peter Obi Has Ousted Governors In The Past, His Previous Records Are Frightening' - Oshoma
So many calls have been made in the last couple of weeks by Peter Obi supporters that the Presidential election petition tribunal should settle the court cases against the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu before his inauguration. A Lawyer and a Public Policy Analyst, Liborous Oshoma has stated that the Obidients might be fighting a different battle from the position of Mr. Peter Obi.
NDLEA intercepts explosives going to bandits in Niger State
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) successfully seized a consignment of 32 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that were en route to a bandit camp in Niger State. The agency's spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, issued a statement on Sunday confirming the interception. According to Babafemi, the suspect, Musa Muhammadu, was apprehended on Monday, May 22, along Wawa Road in Kainji, Niger State, in possession of the explosives. In response to the severity of the situation, NDLEA Chairman Mohamed Buba Marwa
Six Steps To Overcoming Corruption In Nigeria
Corruption is a major problem that hinders the socio-economic growth of Nigeria. It is a complex issue that is difficult to tackle, but it can be overcome with the right strategies and collective efforts. Here are some ways to overcome corruption in Nigeria: 1. Promotion of transparency and accountability: Governments and organizations should prioritize transparency and accountability in their procedures and decision-making processes.
Akwa Ibom Sentences Three Women to Death for Child Kidnapping and Trafficking
Three Nigerian women have been sentenced to death by the Akwa Ibom State High Court for the kidnapping and selling of children. The women were found guilty of conspiracy and kidnapping, with these crimes punishable by death penalty. Upon arrest, the women confessed to their involvement in child trafficking.
PDP Has Right to Suspend, Expel You if Action is in Accordance with the Law, Court Tells Nyesom Wike
According to Vangaurd News report, In a significant ruling, the Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) possesses the authority to suspend or expel its members, including former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, if such actions are conducted in compliance with the law.
Why Do Lawyers Still Want To Challenge The Law, Despite Knowing Their Suit Won't Favour Them?-Liborous Oshoma
Liborous Oshoma, a Nigerian attorney, said in a media interview that while some cases should have been avoided because they will undoubtedly be thrown out of court, some attorneys still choose to do so even though they are aware that their efforts won't be successful. "Why do lawyers want to challenge the law, even though they know it won't benefit them?"
So-called "rules-based international order" reveals U.S. hegemony
Photo taken on Jan. 19, 2023 shows the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., the United States. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua) By Huan Yuping, People's Daily Some people in the United States, to hype the Group of Seven (G7) Summit to be held in Japan's Hiroshima, are raising their pitch in peddling the so-called "rules-based international order."
Uganda Signs Anti-Gay Bill into Law
Uganda announced on Monday that President Yoweri Museveni has signed a tough new anti-gay law, described as one of the harshest laws in the world, sparking protests from human rights groups. The anti-gay bill was passed despite warnings from Uganda's international partners, including its close ally the United States, that there would be consequences if the opposition did not agree.
Obi to US: Wait for Tribunal Verdict Before Legitimising Tinubu’s Victory
He claimed that only the appropriate courts of law could determine who actually won the election in the end. The purpose of the phone call between Bola Tinubu, the incoming president, and Antony Blinken, the US secretary of state, is still unknown, according to Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi.
Controversy Surrounds Kaduna Government's Demolition of Shi'ites Buildings
According to Vangaurd News report, tension and controversy have erupted in Kaduna State, Nigeria, following the demolition of buildings belonging to the Shi'ite Islamic Movement. The state government's decision to demolish these structures has sparked a heated debate, with critics arguing that it infringes upon the rights of the religious minority group and raises concerns about religious freedom and the rule of law.
US Pledges Increased Support to NDLEA in Combatting Illicit Drugs
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Nigeria has received assurance from the United States government regarding increased support and collaboration in various areas of its strategic operations. The goal of this partnership is to enhance the NDLEA's capabilities in combating substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking within the country.
China Accuses US of Provocative and Dangerous Air Confrontation
China has accused the United States of engaging in provocative and dangerous behavior in the South China Sea after a recent incident involving a Chinese plane and an American surveillance aircraft. The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, Mao Ning, stated that the US's continuous surveillance activities near China's territory seriously undermine its national sovereignty and security.
The UK announces a law that will stop Nigerian students from working and bringing family members.
According to Sky news correspondents, the United Kingdom has put in place a law that will see Nigerian students, and other Nationals studying in the UK from bringing their families as dependents except under specific circumstances. Previously, the UK embassy had granted Nigerian scholars permission to work while schooling in its tertiary institutions which gives them the privilege to also bring their family members as dependents.
Today's headlines: Senate Convenes Emergency Session, NDLEA arrests 20 in Oyo mop-up operation
Senate Convenes Emergency Session Photo credit: Daily Trust According to the order paper, the bills up for debate are: A Bill for an Act to Amend the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Act and for other matters connected therewith, 2023 (SB. 1124) – Second Reading.
‘Peace will become closer today’: Ukraine’s Zelensky arrives for G7 summit in Japan
G7 leaders have promised Ukraine "unwavering support" and criticized Russia's "brutal" attack on the nation as Volodymyr Zelensky arrived in Japan to attend the conference, according to the Independent UK. After arriving in Hiroshima for the summit on Saturday, Ukraine's president remarked, "Peace will become closer," and subsequently hugged UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
Nigerians applaud and condemn Buhari's performance in office
Some Nigerians have expressed mixed opinions about the performance of President Muhammad Buhari's administration over the past eight years. Some praised his achievements, while others described some of his actions as disastrous. Residents of the South-South expressed their views on the outgoing administration's performance in various interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
NATO Chief Stoltenberg says delivering F-16s to Ukraine does not make NATO party to conflict
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has praised the decision to train Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter planes, emphasizing that giving them the planes does not make NATO a participant in a confrontation with Russia, according to Reuters. The agreement to train Ukrainian pilots "also allows for a later decision on the supply" of F-16s, which member nations of the "fighter jet coalition" will have to vote on separately, according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.