The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), ilesa Branch, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has requested for certified copies of the 1914 amalgamation treaty and 2014 confab report from President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawyer asked the Federal Government to convey a National Conference where Nigerians will be given free and fair opportunities to discuss issues relating to the unity and harmony of one indivisible and Indissoluble sovereign country.
An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday said constitutionally, the name, ‘State of Osun,’ does not exist. Justice Mathias Agboola, while delivering a judgement in a case brought before him by a lawyer, Mr Kanmi Ajibola, said, the Nigerian constition only recognizes Osun State and not State of Osun. Ajibola had approached the court to seek redress for being demanded by an agency of the state of Osun to pay a personal tax of N5.3m. He asked the court to declare the tax law illegal since it
An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday said constitutionally, the name , ‘State of Osun,’ does not exist. Recall that the immediate past governor of Osun State who is now the Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola's administration in the south west state had changed the nomenclature of the state from Osun state to "State of Osun". Justice Mathias Agboola, while delivering a judgement in a case brought before it by a legal practitioner, Mr Kanmi Ajibola against the state government he
An Osogbo High Court has declared as illegal the phrase, "State of Osun," as the court held thatthe country's constitution only recognize Osun state. In a ruling, monitored by Naijanews, on a case brought before it by an Osogbo based lawyer, Mr Kanmi Ajibola, over the payment of a personal tax of N5.3m charged him by the state Internal Revenue Service, Justice Mathias Agboola declared that it amounts to “artistic colouration when ‘Osun State’ is referred to ‘State of Osun’.” The Lawyer, Ajibola,
A federal lawmaker, Honourable Bamidele Salam has disclosed decision reached in getting justice for a constituent, Idris Ajibola, who died in a ghastly auto crash during a hot chase by now disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). Salam, who is representing Ejigbo, Ede and Egbedore federal constituency, disclosed through a message posted on his Facebook page on Saturday, that he and the family of the deceased resolved to present their case before a judicial panel set up by the Osun state government recently.
The Osun State High Court ruled on Wednesday that the name 'state of Osuno according to the Constitution, does not exist. The announcement was made by Justice Mathias Agboola, during a court ruling over a case presented before the Judge by Barr. Kanmi Ajibola, against the state for an N5.3m tax he was told to pay by the State Internal Revenue Service. Justice Agboola said it's only "artistic colouration when 'Osun state' is referred to as 'State of Osun". Barr. Ajibola had presented the case to the Court, t
On Tuesday, Osun State High Court dismissed the case of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Vice Chancellor of Osun State University against public violation of court orders and failure to respond to the petition on time. The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational And Associated Institution (NASU) on behalf of all workers wrote a petition compelling the EFCC to investigate the VC of the institution, Professor Labode Popoola over mismanaged N100 million belonging to the school among other
The fresh $29.96 billion foreign loans being sought by President Muhammadu Buhari government has drawn the fury of a human right lawyer, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola. Ajibola on Monday instituted a legal action seeking the mandate of the court to stop the National Assembly from approving the loan. The Senate had recently referred President Muhammadu Buhari's 2016- 2018 External Borrowing Plan request to its Committee on Local and Foreign Debts. The Ministers of Finance, Zainab Ahmed had also declared that Presi