Olanipekun made the call Wednesday in Abuja at the Call to Bar ceremony for 1,491 new lawyers, held by the BOB at its secretariat in Jabi, Abuja.
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Abubakar, who is also a co-defendant in the suit, told Justice Inyang Ekwo while being led in evidence by his counsel, Wole Olanipekun, SAN, that the officer, Mr Bala Sanga, also threatened him to indict the minister.
In appreciating Chief Olanipekun as a loyal friend, one must but refer to how he refused to buy a house he so much loved in Lagos when he learnt, after bargaining that the building in question belonged to one Alhaji Akanbi Oniyangi, a man who was at different times former Nigeria’s Minister for Defence, Minister of Industry and Minister of Communication. Chief Olanipekun had his tutelage in Ilorin under Chief Oniyangi in the 70s.
Osinbajo restated his position when he chaired a Wole Olanipekun & Co Justice Summit on Justice Sector Reforms.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo delivered the judgment on the originating summon with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/303/21 on Wednesday
Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua was a gentleman of the highest status and grade; he doubled as a gentleman of gentlemen. He was brilliant, witty, cerebral, profound, suave, civilised and cosmopolitan. It is repeating the obvious to say that he was intellectually deep and religiously sound. To those of us who knew and worked with him closely, his niceties were mesmerising.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered Katsina State Government to pay a firm, Mauritz Walton Nigerian Limited, N13.3 billion for the debt management services it rendered to the state.
The lawyers, in two protest letters addressed to the National Executive Council of the Nigeria Bar Association, also ventilated their grievances against the harsh words directed at them by the apex court
The Court of Appeal Public Relations Officer, Sadiat Kachalla, announced this in a notice of judgment in Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party and Governor Okezie IKpeazu of Abia State on Thursday prayed the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia to dismiss the petition filed by Dr. Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
The declaration was based on the determination of who the validly representative of the All Progressives Congress was for the 2019 National Assembly elections
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar against his Feb.23 re-election.
The Court of Appeal on Wednesday reserved judgement in the Osun State governorship election appeal before it.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned until April 18, a ruling in the N179 billion fraud trial of a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr Erastus Akingbola.
Defence counsel, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), on Thursday continued cross-examination of a prosecution witness, Abdulraheem Jimoh, in the money laundering trial of Erastus Akingbola, a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc.
The Court of Appeal on Thursday ordered a stay of proceedings on the trial of Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal until January 30.
The arraignment of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja could not take place on Monday as earlier scheduled.
Onnoghen is facing trial over false assets deceleration of domiciliary account and money laundering.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, will on December 3 hear a suit by MTN Nigeria Communication Ltd against the Attorney General of the Federation challenging the legality of N242 billion and 1.3 billion dollars import duties and withholding tax assessment.
On August 15, 2016, the EFCC declared Peters wanted without an order of Court and in the absence of a valid charge in a court of law. The declaration was published on the official website of the EFCC with his photograph placed