Sunday, 14th August 2022

Ghislaine Maxwell in ‘similar situation’ as Bill Cosby, lawyers say

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.


15 May 2018
Senior magistrate of a court in Mpape, Mohammed Zubairu has expressed disappointment in the actions of the Nigerian Police force for being unable to commence trial in the case concerning Dino Melaye's Lawyers and brother.
15 Jun 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the payment of N500 million legal fees to lawyers for the recovery of N330 billion fine from the Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN).
20 Dec 2018
Matthew Patsky, Trillium Asset Management chief executive officer, says that the level of concern about recent Facebook Inc. privacy breaches has increased much more than predicted.
30 Jan 2019
Legal practitioners at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja showed up in several courts despite the order issued by the Nigerian Bar Association to embark on a two-day boycott of courts.
31 Jan 2019
Zimbabwe's lawyers march for rule of law to be respected after arrests.
26 Mar 2019
: Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday (March 26) dropped charges that accused "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime attack to gain publicity, his attorneys said in a statement.
9 May 2019
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has warned lawyers against making a public analysis of court proceedings in the media. She said this during the inauguration of the Presidential Election Tribunal which held on Wednesday, at the court of Appeal.
21 May 2019
Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers tell a court that the prosecuting authority is guilty of a serious breach of the constitution, and therefore the judges should grant his application to stop his corruption prosecution.
28 Jul 2019
At least 10,000 lawyers have registered for the 'Facing the Future'' programme. This was disclosed in Lagos on Monday.
11 Aug 2019
Legal proceedings have been filed in Sudan to open investigations into 11 people who went missing during the deadly June repression of a protest, lawyers announce. According to doctors close to the protest movement that led to longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir's ouster, at least 127 people were killed on June 3 in a crackdown on a sit-in in the Sudanese capital.
30 Aug 2019
Guests and legal experts at the 2019 NBA conference examined the practice of law, the regulatory environment in Nigeria and the readiness of practitioners to harness technology for efficient legal service.
21 Nov 2019
The impeachment of the deputy governor of Kogi state has continued to generate mixed reactions. In this report, TVC News Senior Political Correspondent, Ayodele Ozugbakun samples the opinions of lawyers in Lagos.