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Edo to challenge court order barring COVID-19 vaccine card directive

Business Day Online 02 Sep 2021
Briefing journalists on Wednesday in Benin City, he said the State government has instructed its lawyers to pursue and challenge all orders in the courts “from where they emanate and if necessary, at the appellate level, while affirming our position as a law-abiding government ... Read also ... He continued ... .
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Nigeria: Avocats Trains Journalists On Human Rights Advocacy

All Africa 03 Aug 2021
Benin City -- A human rights advocacy group, "Avocats ...
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Nigeria: Judge Tasks Journalists, Lawyers On Protection of Institutions

All Africa 04 Mar 2021
Lagos, Benin City -- A judge in the Edo State High Court in Benin City, Justice Joseph Acha, yesterday cautioned journalists and lawyers to ensure they protect the integrity of their professions and the society they serve ....
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Edo NBA Kicks against Prosecution of Usoro

This Day 09 Dec 2018
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City ... Collins Ogiegbaen canvassed this position at the 2018 Young Lawyers Forum held in Benin City yesterday, asking legal practitioners “to choose professionalism over politics and stand with Usoro.” ... “The EFCC is in serious breach and violation of the client-lawyer privileges,” the chairman said.
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Baby, Three Others Confirmed Dead as Vehicle Plunges into River

This Day 16 Jul 2018
By Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City ... at Ofosu, a boundary town between Edo and Ondo States on the Lagos-Benin Expressway.� ... An eye witness, Jefferson Uwoghiren, a lawyer and former reporter with the Guardian Newspapers, said he met the scene while returning to Benin City from Lagos.
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FIDA Advocates Capital Punishment for Babies’ Hawkers

This Day 31 Dec 2017
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City. The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has ... The association, comprising women lawyers, made the call Saturday during an end-of-year party organised for privileged and the less privileged children in Benin City, capital of Edo State.
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Nigeria: Edo First Lady, Fida Plan Advocacy for Women, Kids

All Africa 06 May 2017
[Guardian] Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, wife of Edo State Governor, with Mrs. Edeke Maria Omozele, state chairperson of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) during a courtesy call on the governor's wife in Benin City... yesterday ... .
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Attorneys-General as Errand Boys

This Day 16 Jan 2017
The incompetence of state attorneys-general was displayed in Edo State in 2013 when Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Secretary to the then Governor Adams Oshiomhole was killed in Benin City ... Femi Falana (SAN), during the first year remembrance of Oyerinde in Benin City indicted the state AG for not taking up the case.
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The Young Lawyers' Role

All Africa 12 Aug 2015
[Daily Trust] Young lawyers from far and wide were in the ancient city of Benin from 22nd - 24th of July for the summit 'Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Nigeria. The Young Lawyers' Role' ... .
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Nigerian state hangs 4 convicted criminals

STL Today 25 Jun 2013
... known executions since 2006, a human rights lawyer said. A fifth man at Benin City Prison was briefly saved when the executioner had technical problems with the gallows, Chino Obiagwu of the national lawyers' rights group LEPAD told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
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Four convicts hanged in Nigeria

Independent online (SA) 25 Jun 2013
... since 2006, a human rights lawyer said. A fifth man who was to be hanged at Benin City Prison was saved when the executioner had technical problems with the gallows, Chino Obiagwu of the national lawyers' rights group LEPAD told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
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>Nigerian state hangs 4 convicted criminals

Seattle Post 24 Jun 2013
... since 2006, a human rights lawyer said. A fifth man who was to be hanged at Benin City Prison was saved when the executioner had technical problems with the gallows, Chino Obiagwu of the national lawyers' rights group LEPAD told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
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Nigeria: Supreme Court Judge’s Wife, daughter kidnapped

Graphic 12 May 2013
Share. Twitter. Ghana News plugins. View Comments. The wife, daughter and driver of Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour of Nigeria’s Supreme Court were on Friday evening kidnapped on the Lagos-Benin Road. Mrs Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, a Lagos based lawyer, and the others were on their way to Benin for her daughter’s wedding scheduled for yesterday in the city ... .

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