The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said it would appeal the one-month jail sentence handed a Lagos-based lawyer INIBEHE EFFIONG by Akwa Ibom Chief Judge Justice EKAETTE OBOT for alleged contempt. You would recall that Justice OBOT last Wednesday sentenced the activist-lawyer to one-month imprisonment for alleged contemptuous behaviour. The judge made the order during […]

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said that there is an urgent need for fundamental reforms of the administration and governance of the Nigerian Judiciary. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the President, OLUMIDE AKPATA. The NBA described as unfortunate the conditions highlighted in the letter written by 14 Justices of the […]

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