Tag Archives: Justice

Nigerian Investigative Journalist Kiki Mordi To Receive MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi is among five women who will be honored with the Generation Change Award at the upcoming 2020 MTV European Music Awards (EMA). Mordi will receive the award on November 8, alongside four others from across the globe, including photographer Catherhea Potjanaporn (Malaysia), British racial justice campaigner Temi Mwale (Britain), Black transgender activist…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Commences Prosecution For Police Officers Involved In Human Rights Abuse

The Lagos state government has released the list of ongoing prosecution of police officers for offences related to the violation of human rights. The Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN, in a report released by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday, listed the names of 20 police officers involved in cases ranging from alleged manslaughter…

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Funke Akindele-Bello & Her Husband JJC Skillz Pardoned For COVID-19 Lockdown Violation

Funke Akindele-Bello and Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skill, who were non-custodial convicts for offences related to the disobedience of COVID-19 lockdown regulations, received a full state pardon on Friday from Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Nollywood actress and her husband were alongside 56 other inmates from various correctional centres who received a pardon from Sanwo-Olu, based on the recommendations of the State Advisory…

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Senator Elisha Abbo Fined N50m For Violent Assualt On Sex Toy Shop Attendant

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo has reportedly been ordered to pay millions of Naira for attacking an Abuja sex-toy attendant back in 2019. Recall that an Abuja magistrate court had dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the senator for lack of diligent prosecution. This is despite a viral CCTV footage showing Mr Abbo savagely…

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Tributes Pour In For US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Who Died At 87

On Saturday morning, US Justice system was thrown into deep mourning with the report of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘s death at the age of 87. The Gender equality champion and ‘titan of law’ died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the court said in a statement on…

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Naomi Campbell Reportedly Sued For Millions By Billionaire Ex-Boyfriend Vladislav Doronin

According to TMZ, there might be trouble in paradise for Naomi Campbell as the supermodel has been sued by her Russian billionaire ex-lover, Vladislav Doronin over allegations that she owing him lots of money and holding on to his property. , Doronin who dated Campbell from the period of 2008 to  2013 alleged in his court documents that the British actress has…

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Nigeria’s Kaycee Madu Appointed Minister Of Justice In Canada

A Nigerian-born public official, Kaycee Madu, has made history after being appointed by the Canadian government as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a province in the North American country. With the new appointment, he replaces Doug Schweitzer, the new minister of jobs, economy and innovation, becoming the first Black Canadian to occupy either…

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Update: Hushpuppi’s Trial Set To Begin In U.S Over Alleged Cybercrime

Nigerian Instagram star, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as “Hushpuppi“, has been arraigned in a court in California, United States, ahead of his trial on October 13. According to Premium Times, Hushpuppi pleaded not guilty to four counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering conspiracies, wire fraud, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in…

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FG Condemns Forceful Closure Of Nigerian Businesses In Ghana, Considers Retaliatory Actions

The Federal Government has said it may consider retaliatory actions following the harassment and sudden closure of the business premises belonging to Nigerians by the Ghanaian government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama while faulting authorities said it might drag them to the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States if…

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