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NGO Advocates Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Law

October 02, 2023

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The Executive Director, Law Hub Development and Advocacy Centre,(LHDAC) Mr Osita Chukwuma, has attributed the unnecessary delays in prosecution of criminal matters to the failure of legal practitioners, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders to strictly adhere to the stipulations of Criminal Justice Law.

Chukwuma stated this at a two-day capacity training for stakeholders in the criminal justice system, such as lawyers, magistrates, prosecutors and judges held in Enugu.&nbs...

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Speedy Resolution of Debt Recovery Disputes: Enugu Govt Inaugurates Small Claims Court

December 13, 2023

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The Enugu State Government has inaugurated 10 Small Claims Courts to address the challenge of delays in settlement of financial disputes, especially debt recovery and other liquidated money demand. 

Performing the inauguration in Enugu, the Chief Judge, Justice Afojulu Ozoemena, said the courts, which will be presided by magistrates, would entertain financial disputes ranging from N5 million to N10 million, and commended  Governor Peter Mbah, who also doub...

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Enugu State Justice Reform Team Commends Gov. Mbah for unwavering commitment to justice delivery

April 19, 2024

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The Enugu State Justice Reform Team (ESJRT) has commended the administration of Dr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah and his unwavering commitment to justice sector delivery. This happened when a delegation of the team led by Iyom A.J. Offiah, SAN, visited the Honourable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr Kingsley Udeh at the Ministry of Justice headquarters, to discuss proposed amendments to key state laws. These amendments encompass the Criminal Code Law, the Magistrates' Courts'...

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Community service sentences will deter offenders from committing crimes - CAPIO

May 06, 2024

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The Carmelite Prisoners' Interest Organisation (CAPIO) says community service sentences will deter offenders from committing crimes, reduce prolonged trial period and cost of maintaining inmates in the country.

The Legal Officer of CAPIO, Mr Wilson Nneji, said this on Monday after a presentation at a One-day Workshop for the Validation of the Draft Framework on Community Service Measures in Enugu State Justice System.

Nneji, who made a presentation on "Understandi...

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Court Berates Yahaya Bello, Restates Order For His Arrest

May 10, 2024

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has berated the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, accusing him of attempting to truncate the criminal case that was initiated against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The court, in the ruling that was delivered by Justice Emeka Nwite, on Friday, restated the order it made on April 17, which directed security agencies to arrest and produce him before it to answer to the 19-count c...

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3 - April 19, 2024

Enugu Govt Speaks On Giving Ibu, Jnr Pope befitting burial


The Enugu State Government, says it is working with the families of the late Nollywood actors, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, and Obumneme Odonwodo, a.k.a Junior Pope, to give them a befitting burial.<...

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3 - January 01, 2024

AS THE YEAR BEGINS


 

December marks the end, as January marks the beginning, of the year.  Their strategic locations in the calendar ensure that they are talked about.  Were they human beings...

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3 - March 16, 2024

Enugu gov't trains youths on digital skills for job creation, poverty eradication


As part of the measures to empower youths to compete nationally and globally, as well as create jobs and eradicatie poverty in the state, the Enugu State Government has initiated youth empowerment...

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3 - May 13, 2024

Pope Francis warns against use of AI to replace human communication


Pope Francis has said Artificial Intelligence can never replace the wisdom of the human heart, and urged humanity to cultivate wisdom of the heart in the age of Artificial Intelligence.

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3 - April 24, 2024

Enugu Govt Bans Illegal Tolls, Extortion of Motorists, Haulers


..… _Sets up service centres, cancels haulage revenue collection contracts by MDAs_


The Enugu State Government has banned all forms of illegal tolls and extortion of motori...

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5 - October 06, 2023

Soludo Gifts N1.5bn To Mission Schools



Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has presented cheques worth N1.524 billion to mission schools in the state as government support to improve quality of education and infra...

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3 - November 27, 2023

Enugu Govt Alerts Residents of Explosion



The Enugu State Government has alerted residents especially those living around the failed bridge on Enugu PH express way that the Commander Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) the anti-Bomb...

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3 - December 13, 2023

Foundation offers free medical services to Enugu residents


 

Paul Basil Iloegbouba Foundation (PBIF) on Tuesday offered free medical services to over ten thousand indigent people in Enugu State. 

The foundation carried out the...

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3 - November 13, 2023

Enugu Targets Top-3 In Next National Sports Festival



Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, says the state will host an Enugu State Sports Festival in 2024 as part of the programmes to reposition sports in the state. 

The event wo...

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3 - February 05, 2024

Obi Hails journalists, Urges More Contributions To Growth of Country


The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the last General Election, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended journalists for the noble work they are doing. 

Obi made the commendation in...