Spokespersons of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Yinka Odumakin, and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, have filed an action before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking to stop the proposed recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police through local government quota.
Respondents in the suit, marked FHC/L/CS/1602/2016, are the Nigeria Police Force, Inspector General of Police, the Nigerian Police Council, National Assembly, Senate, House of Representatives, Minister of Police Affairs and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
A Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says given the position of the National Judicial Council on the arrest of seven judges last weekend, all judges, lawyers and court workers in the country ought to immediately boycott the courtrooms.
He said the explanation by the NJC had made it obvious that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government does not need the courts.
Adegboruwa said he recalled that Buhari had once said the judiciary was his headache, while the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial […]
According to reports, the High Court of Lagos State, presided over by Justice A. Opesanwo has set aside and vacated the interim order of forfeiture by which the house and property of one Mr. Jonathan Udeagbala, was purported to have been attached by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, in August 2012.
In May, Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, was charged to court for allegedly dealing in property forfeited by order of court to the Federal Government through […]
A lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has described the freezing of accounts belonging to Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, as illegal.
Adegboruwa in his reaction said to freeze an account, there must be an order of court.
Continuing, he said: “For the court to make an order, there must be papers (court process) filed in court and signed by the judge.
“Section 308(1)(a) says no suit can be instituted against Fayose in any court in Nigeria. So, no process of court […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested popular Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, for an alleged N61m scam.
The EFCC said on its official Facebook page that Adegboruwa allegedly conspired with some persons to lease a property in the Lekki area of Lagos State.
The property in question, according to the anti-graft agency, is a subject of an Interim Forfeiture Order by a Lagos State High Court.
The statement read in part, “Lagos lawyer, Adegboruwa, has been arrested by the operatives of the […]