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#EndSARS: Falana Advises CBN to Remain in the Business of Banking, Stay Out of Politics

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stay out of politics and stick to the business of banking. The human rights lawyer who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily has described CBN’s move in this case as that of intimidation, he argued that the…

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Femi Falana Emerges As Busola Dakolo’s Lawyer Over Rape Allegations Against COZA Pastor

Against that backdrop, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered that petitions from Biodun Fatoyinbo, and Mr and Mrs Timi Dakolo, be merged and investigated at the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos from Abuja which the pastor resides. Lawyer to the Dakolos, Mr Femi Falana, made the disclosure during a…

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LPPC Withdraws Lawyer’s SAN Nomination Four Days To Swearing-in, Bans Him For Five Years

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC), has withdrawn the nomination of a lawyer, Ikhide Ehighelua, for the coveted rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria and banned him from applying for the rank for the next five years starting from 2019. The decision taken at the LPPC’s emergency meeting on Thursday, 20th of September came…

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Femi Fani-Kayode Discharged & Acquainted Of Money Laundering Charge

Reprieve partially came the way of former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode this morning as a federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria discharged and acquitted him of thirty-eight count charge of money laundering out of forty count charge filed against him, while the court ordered him to enter his defence in the…

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Court Orders 20 Banks To Freeze Sani, Younger Brother To Alhaji Aliko Dangote Accounts

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered 20 commercial banks in Nigeria to dishonour all withdrawal cheques from Mr. Sani Dangote, younger brother to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and his companies, Dansa Foods Limited and Bulk Pack Services Limited. Mr. Sani Dangote Justice Okon Abang, who made the order on Thursday in a bench ruling,…

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