The ruling All Progressives Congress has written the disciplinary committee of the Nigerian Bar Association to report what it labelled as ‘deprecating remarks’ against the justices of the Supreme Court by the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure, and a spokesman of the party campaign council, Kenneth Okonkwo. In the petition signed by […]

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Yakubu Maikyau, has mourned the death of a Supreme Court Justice, Justice Chima Nweze.   He was said to have died on Sunday at the age of 64.   However, as of the time of filing this report, the Supreme Court has yet to officially confirm his death. […]

The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Dr. MONDAY UBANI has threatened to sue the Federal Government if it follows through with its threat to ban cooked cow skin, popularly called ‘ponmo’. UBANI in a statement noted that ponmo is the most common delicacy that is mostly […]

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2023 elections, KASHIM SHETTIMA has said that the government of the APC Presidential Candidate, BOLA TINUBU, will reproduce what he described as the “wonders” in Borno and Lagos states if elected president in 2023. SHETTIMA, a former Borno governor, stated this on Monday as a panelist […]

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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