Browsing: Bamidele Aturu

That was a direct quotation from the late anti-corruption, anti-impunity and an honest human rights advocate, Barrister Bamidele Aturu, while responding to my initial disposition to leaving oppressors to the judgement of Almighty God. To him, powerful elements in the society would rather wish to be taken to the courtyard of God than be sued in the court of law because of their arrogance and power intoxication

A close source informed that Omidina, who was on the location of a movie set in Ibadan, Oyo State, reportedly broke down in tears after he received the news of the death of Aturu

Reacting to Aturu’s death, the minister said: “Bamidele will be sorely missed as a great lawyer and human rights activist, who contributed immensely to the pro-democracy struggle in Nigeria

Aturu’s human rights colleague and Chairman of the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, Debo Adeniran, confirmed the development.

The move, according to the Union, is also aimed at enforcing the 2010 arbitration decision by the relevant football authorities, which include the diversion of over N41 million that meant for the payment of former players and coaches of Akwa United FC

First, to be sure, in all democratic settings it is sacrilegious to question the procedure of an election in which one took part after the result of the election, particularly when the procedure is not known to have violated the Constitution of the association or of any known democratic norm. It is therefore extremely childish, and irrationally so, that some people who claim to be governors can openly identify with the irrational rejection of the result of the NGF Election

Meanwhile two suspects, Onuabuike Chukuebuka and Izuchukwu Emewulu, who allegedly hacked into the email account of constitutional lawyer, Bamidele Aturu, were on Tuesday arraigned before Justice Olasumbo Olarenwaju Goodluck of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Zuba, Abuja on a five count charge bordering on intent to defraud and obtain money by false pretence