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Nigeria: Federal High Court Sentences Book Pirate to Two Years Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced one Mr. Anthony Okojie to two years imprisonment on a one count charge of unauthorized sale of 376 copies of bibles and motivational books in which […] The post Nigeria: Federal … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Federal Court Confirms NAFDAC’s Power to Regulate All Chemicals

According to a report published by All Africa, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been confirmed by a Nigerian Federal High Court siting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, as […] The post Nigeria: Federal … Continue reading

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UN rights office concerned over renewed violence in Nigeria

[JURIST] The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] expressed concern Friday over increased ethnic violence [press release] in Nigeria’s “Middle Belt” region [Nigerian Newsday backgrounder] between Christians and Muslims. The report states that up to … Continue reading

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Nigeria official calls for special corruption court

[JURIST] The Nigeria Ebonyi State Commissioner of Justice and the Attorney General, Ben Igwenyi, called Monday for the establishment of a special court to hear corruption cases. He argues that corruption cases in the regular courts take too long to … Continue reading

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ICC prosecutor to investigate Nigeria post-election violence

[JURIST] Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official websites], on Thursday announced [press release] an investigation into recent violence following national elections in Nigeria [JURIST news archive] earlier this month. The preliminary investigation, a precursor … Continue reading

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