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Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...

Ayade swears in Justice Akon Ikpeme as Cross River Chief Judge

Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for being a security threat Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River...

Court orders forfeiture of Yari’s N284m to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered a final forfeiture of about N284, 306, 294.04 linked to a former governor of Zamfara,...

Court reverses dismissal of 3 police officers, orders recall

Justice Elizabeth Oji of the Lagos Judicial division of the National Industrial Court has nullified the purported dismissal of Mufutau Olaosun, Temitope Adebayo, and...

Welcome to Law Reporters roundup of the top 10 headlines for today Tuesday, October 6th, 2020.

 

1. Buhari Approves Special salary structure for teachers

As part of activities marking this year’s Teacher Day’s celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a new salary structure for teachers across the country, a development said to aim at encouraging tutors to improve on their service delivery for better experience.

JUST IN: Buhari Approves Special salary structure for teachers

2. Ize-Iyamu faults Edo guber poll result

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate during September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has faulted result of the exercise, which he claimed was marred with violence and voters intimidation, saying he would continue pursuing pre-election suits in courts as provided for in democratic system.

Ize-Iyamu faults Edo guber poll result

3. 10,000 Police Recruitment: PSC to meet over Appeal Court judgment
The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it would soon meet to decide the fate of the ongoing recruitment of constables invalidated by a judgement of the Court of Appeal last Wednesday.

10,000 Police Recruitment: PSC to meet over Appeal Court judgment

4. NBA President constitutes task force to free abducted lawyer
President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has constituted a task force to secure the release of a 25-year-old lawyer, Abisola Paulette Ajayi, who was abducted on Sunday night

JUST IN: NBA President constitutes task force to free abducted lawyer

5. National Industrial Court of Nigeria New Legal Year: The Hallmark Of Our Mandate Has Been Our Mainstay — NICN President, Hon. Justice Kanyip

National Industrial Court of Nigeria New Legal Year: The Hallmark Of Our Mandate Has Been Our Mainstay — NICN President, Hon. Justice Kanyip

6. Ortom’s N150m Suit: Court orders substituted service on Sowore
A Makurdi High Court has ordered that court processes be served on the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore through substituted means in the N150 million libel suit instituted by Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom against the publisher.

Ortom’s N150m Suit: Court orders substituted service on Sowore

7. SAN applauds as court says Exxon Mobil can be sued in Nigeria
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria ((SAN), Emeka Ozoani, on Monday, lauded a court ruling which upheld the joining of Exxon Mobil Corporation in a suit challenging the alleged unlawful retirement of an executive of Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN).

SAN applauds as court says Exxon Mobil can be sued in Nigeria

8. Alleged N2.8bn Loot: Maina’s kinsmen seek CJN’s intervention
As the trial of a former head of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina continues over alleged misappropriation of N2.8 billion, the people of Biu Local Government Area of Borno State have called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammad to, as a matter of urgency, wade into the matter.

Alleged N2.8bn Loot: Maina’s kinsmen seek CJN’s intervention

9. 235 Iranian COVID-19 patients die in 24 hours
No fewer than 235 coronavirus patients were said to have died in last 24 hours by the Iranian Government at different isolation centers set up to control the virus transmission in the country.

235 Iranian COVID-19 patients die in 24 hours

10. Deaths of 39 Migrants: UK court begins trial of suspects

Deaths of 39 Migrants: UK court begins trial of suspects

 

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