Ekiti FIDA cautions female lawyers against indecent dressing

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ekiti State Branch has advised female lawyers in the country to make ethics of the law profession their watchword, cautioning them against indecent dressing. The State Chairperson of FIDA, Mrs Adefunke Anoma gave the warning at a Law week dinner and award night organized by the Legal Aid Community Development Service (CDS) in Ado Ekiti, the state capital at the weekend. The event was organized in recognition of FIDA’s commitment to the development of law and promotion of the rights of women and…

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Lawyer seeks review of tax legislation

A legal practitioner and Managing Solicitor of TRIAX Solicitors, Moses Oruaze Dickson, has called for the review of the legislative framework for tax and taxation in Nigeria. Speaking to journalists at the annual 20th tax conference with the theme: ‘Institutionalising a Tax Paying Culture’, held in Abuja, Oruaze said the last time, there was any legislative review of the Nigerian tax laws, was in 1976, which makes these laws obsolete for a progressive society like Nigeria. He argued that even though Nigeria is not a tax haven, it is easy…

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Lawyer gave my boyfriend juju to escape from SARS custody

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A girlfriend to an armed robbery suspect; Loveth Ogbu yesterday told policemen that her boyfriend; Bukola Adeoye aka Agbara escaped from the custody of the Ondo State Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) with the aid of charm given to him by a lawyer who visited him in the police custody. The lawyer, according to the 23 years old accomplice was a senior brother to her boyfriend who was killed by police bullet when he engaged in robbery operation in Ore, in Odigbo Local Government area of the State. Bukola and Rotimi…

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Lawyer, doctor head to court over Buhari’s health, DSS recruitment

Ola James A Warri based lawyer, Barrister John Larry Ojukoko, and a medical practitioner, Dr. Ejiro Imuere have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State over the President’s ill health which they say is negatively affecting his ability to function. They are also allegeing that the President and his Vice indiscriminate recruited 479 cadet officers. Also joined in the suit, in which the applicant expressed deep concern over the incessant killings and wanton destruction of properties by herdsmen,…

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