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Police Arrests 47-year-old Fake Lawyer In Ogun

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The suspect was arrested while appearing before a court where he claimed to be a legal counsel representing one of the parties. 

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The Suspect, Tajudeen Olufemi Idris

A 47-year-old man, Tajudeen Olufemi Idris has been nabbed by operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police has for allegedly parading himself as a legal practitioner.

A statement by the command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, which was made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the State capital, informed that the suspect was arrested at Magistrate Court 6, Ifo in Ifo local government area of the state, while appearing before Chief Magistrate I.A Arogundade in a civil trial between one Ifeanyi Chuckwu and Ayo Itori where he claimed to be a legal counsel from Tajudeen O. Idris & Co Chamber representing one of the parties.

The statement added, “his conduct and presentation before the Chief Magistrate arouse suspicious about his qualification as a lawyer and this prompted the Chief Magistrate to ask for the year he was called to the bar, which he claimed to be 2009”.

“But further enquiry revealed that his name is nowhere to be found amongst those called to bar in 2009, hence, police were notified”.


“Consequently, the DPO Ifo Division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle detailed his operatives to the scene where the suspect was apprehended and he is currently undergoing investigation”.

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun expressed concern about increase in the number of people impersonating to be lawyers, thereby swindling people of their hard-earned money.

The CP recalled that not less than five cases of fake lawyers have been reported since his assumption of office in less than two months.

“On the 12th of August 2020, a 56-year-old, Sylvester Ogbagu was arrested at Shagamu while parading himself as a lawyer, while another fake lawyer, Adedeji Ebenezer was apprehended in the Court premises at Itori on the 5th of August 2020 while appearing for a client as a lawyer, he was tried and subsequently sentenced to 3years in prison”.

“Another fake lawyer, Elijah Ayodeji Ojo was also arrested in Ajuwon police station on the 28th of June when he came to solicit for a so-called client who was having a criminal matter with the police”.

“Likewise one Lawrence Oyedunu who was arrested in Sango Ota while presenting himself as a counsel to a suspect”.

“The CP, therefore, called on the State branch of NBA to put necessary machinery in motion to checkmate the activities of these fraudulent people”
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He also appealed to those who wish to be a lawyer to take a cue from the determined effort of a traditional ruler in the State “the Towulade of Akinale who at 75 years of age still endeavour to go to law school because of his interest in legal profession rather than impersonating.

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Obasanjo congratulates Biden on winning the election

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Olusegun Obasanjo congratulated the president elect Joe Biden on his election win .

The previous president said Biden’s triumph additionally had a great impact globally . Obasanjo asked Biden to reestablish the qualities America is known for all around the world Obasanjo in an assertion acquired by Legit.ng on Saturday, November 7 portrayed Biden’s success as a triumph of good over evil.

He said the triumph of the Democratic up-and-comer isn’t only a success for the individuals of America alone, yet in addition a triumph for the vast majority of the world.

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The previous president encouraged the duly elected president to reestablish trust in the part of America as an advertiser of world harmony, security, dependability, and progress.

He said:

I felicitate with Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris as the first female Vice-President of the U.S. We in Africa are proud of her success. The first African-American President of the U.S., Barrack Obama, has Kenyan DNA in him and I am reasonably sure that the first African-American female Vice President-Elect of the U.S. will have some Nigerian DNA in her as most of those taken to the Caribbean from Africa went from Nigeria of today.”

Then, the US president-elect, Joe Biden has vowed to be the president for all Americans if they decided in favor of him.

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International Criminal Court (ICC) to Probe into #EndSARS Extra-judicial killings

The ICC set to conduct preliminary examination with regards to the ongoing #EndSARS protests in the country.

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The ICC set to conduct preliminary examination with regards to the ongoing #EndSARS protests in the country.

According to BBC, ICC confirmed that the office of prosecutor has received information on alleged crime. In a statement they made it known that the focus of the preliminary examination is to “assess whether the legal criteria for opening an investigation under the Rome Statute are met”, and the findings of their will be made public.

The #EndSARS protests have seen no less than 50 deaths of the country’s citizens; at least 5 soldiers and 10 policemen have also been reported dead during massive 2-week protests which sadly came to a grand ending on the night of November 20th where peaceful #EndSARS protesters where gunned to death at the Lekki tollgate.

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Lagos Concession Company (LCC) Submits Footage of Lekki Shootings to Judicial Panel of Inquiry, Claims Cameras Were Not Tampered With

LCC claim the cameras tampered with were PTZ not CCTV cameras

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Administrators of the lekki tollgate in Lagos express, the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), state the camera at the toll gate quit working at 8pm on Tuesday, October 20, the day troopers purportedly started shooting at #EndSARS dissidents.

Abayomi Omomuwa, Managing Director of LCC, made the case while showing up before the Lagos State Judicial Panel Of Inquiry set up to test the Lekki shootings, just as objections of denials of basic liberties against individuals from the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Omomuwa, who submitted film from the day, additionally affirmed the cameras that were taken out presently before the shooting, were plate number acknowledgment cameras.

As per him, the other camera, a pan–tilt–zoom camera (PTZ camera) likewise exists is as yet unblemished.

We never under any circumstance altered the reconnaissance camera until about 8pm, when it was messed with and quit recording, Omomuwa made known.

He added that the fire episode at Ikoyi Bridge affected the CCTV cameras and it quit recording.

When asked to clarify for what valid reason the lights at the toll gate were killed, he demanded that the organization conformed to the time limit and requested that staff leave in adherence with the mandate of the state government.

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