Latest News for: Kano lawyer


Mere Errors Blight Appeal Court Judgment in Kano, Create Crisis of Judicial Confidence

This Day 23 Nov 2023
Tension rises as controversial CTC circulates in Kano metropolis ... Adedayo Akinwale, Alex Enumah, Juliet Akoje in Abuja and Ahmad Sorondinki in Kano ... However, APC said it expected the Appeal Court to provide explanations on the errors contained in the CTC of the Kano State governorship election judgement.

Kano Judgment Contradictions Mere Clerical Errors Says A’Court

This Day 22 Nov 2023
The Chief Registrar of the Court of Appeal, Mr Mohammed Umar Bangari, has described as mere clerical errors controversies generated by the Certified True Copy (CTC) of the majority judgment of the Court of Appeal involving the Kano State governorship election.

Nigeria: Ousted Kano Governor Heads to Supreme Court

All Africa 19 Nov 2023
"I hereby inform the people of Kano State and well-meaning Nigerians that based on consensus of our stakeholders we have instructed our lawyers to appeal against the judgment at the Supreme Court." ....

Kano governor hires Tinubu’s lawyer to challenge tribunal ruling

Business Day Online 07 Oct 2023
Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has hired renowned legal luminary Chief Wole Olanipekun to lead his challenge to a. read more Kano governor hires Tinubu’s lawyer to challenge tribunal ruling ... .

Group Launches Free Legal Services for Vulnerable People in Kano

This Day 27 Sep 2023
Ahmad Sorondinki in Kano ... in Kano. During the meeting, participants were given the ‘Call a Lawyer’ unique phone number for citizens and people of Kano State in any case of their human rights abuse, violation, or infringement where they cannot afford legal representation.

Rerun: We’ve Done Our Calculation Well, Tinubu Won’t Be on Ballot, LP Claims

This Day 06 Aug 2023
*Says president misled by lawyers and trying to hoodwink judges ... Tinubu, through his lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), and the counsel to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr ... All these things that his lawyers are doing are just to make him comfortable ... Kano?” Onifade queried.

Ekpa, the Southeast and the Nigerian State

This Day 11 Jul 2023
Before I go into the word for today, it is appropriate that This Day Lawyer congratulates Hon. Justice Dije Aboki, on her elevation to the position of Chief Judge of Kano State; the first female substantive Chief Judge of Kano State, Nigeria ... Justice Patricia Mahmoud was sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of Kano State.

Adamawa Guber: Binani Pleads for Review of Results by INEC

This Day 28 Mar 2023
She said if election reviews were conducted in Enugu, Abia and Doguwa Constituency in Kano State, why should Adamawa be left out ... “My lawyer has submitted a petition to the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof ... “My lawyer has similarly applied to the ...

Bolanle Austen-Peters: Transforming the Creative Industry in Nigeria through Education,  Empowerment

This Day 02 Feb 2023
We have already ventured into multiple partnerships with key organizations, associations, and businesses that can grow the capacities of our students including the Young Lawyers of Nigeria, a law firm in Kano, an accounting firm, and two business branding consultancies.

EFCC to Arrest APC Senate Candidate for  Alleged $1.3m Fraud

This Day 06 Dec 2022
Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kano State, yesterday, ... Lawyer of the anti-graft agency, Ahmad Rogha, told reporters yesterday at Federal High Court Kano at the resumption of the criminal trial of US$1.3million slammed on Zaura.

TikTokers caned and ordered to wash toilets as court rules they defamed Nigerian governor

CNN 10 Nov 2022
Two TikTok comedians have been publicly whipped in Nigeria for making a video that a court in the northern Kano State ruled had defamed the state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, according to a judicial spokesperson ... They didn’t even ask or beg for a lawyer to stand for them,” Ibrahim told CNN.

Nigerian TikTokers sentenced to whipping for mocking official

Joy Online 08 Nov 2022
Mubarak Isa Muhammed and Muhammed Bula were found guilty of defaming Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the northern state of Kano. The pair’s lawyer said they would not challenge the judgement ... Prosecution lawyer Wada Ahmed Wada said the men had defamed the governor and that their action was capable of disturbing public peace.

Viewers Rate Arise Presidential Town Hall High, Set Agenda for Candidates

This Day 08 Nov 2022
Urge others to honour invitations to address public. •Nigerians divided over performance of key presidential hopefuls ... “However, Mr ... He might, however, do well going forward if he avoids the temptation to be condescending, from looking at Kano as just his, for keeps.”. A lawyer, Mr Sam Amadi, described the town hall as a huge success.

Kano Islamic Cleric Accuses Lawyer of N2m Bribe

This Day 30 Sep 2022
Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano. The controversial Kano State cleric, Sheik Abduljabar Nasiru Kabara, yesterday accused his lawyer, Dalhatu Shehu-Usman, of allegedly collecting N2 million to bribe the presiding Judge of an Upper Shari’a Court in Kano in his ongoing trial. Abduljabbar is facing trial before the Sharia Court in Kano over alleged blasphemy.