The commencement of the trial of former Managing Director of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, suffered a set back following the judge’s absence.
Nigerian lawyers chart path to recovery of looted funds at IBA
Some Nigerian delegates at the on-going International Bar Association (IBA) Conference in Washington DC, have called on the international community to desist from harbouring stolen funds from Nigeria and other African countries.
Lagos NBA launches secretariat
The Lagos branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said it would launch a N1.2 billion Bar Centre and Secretariat during the 2016 law week.According to the association, about 10 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs)...
Ayoola tasks stakeholders on improvement of legal education
Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and former Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Emmanuel Ayoola has called on stakeholders in the legal profession....
EFCC will welcome criticisms, says Magu
Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has stated the determination of the Commission to welcome criticisms from the public, stressing that every Nigerian is a potential stakeholder in the fight against corruption.
‘It can no longer be business as usual for the legal profession in Nigeria’
What we are witnessing today is more than just a change of baton. The Nigerian legal profession, by this election, has signified its intention to turn a new leaf...
‘Compliance with laws will stop building collapse’
This question is very relevant. When a building collapsed or keep collapsing and proper laws are not put in place on who is to be blamed, then we begin to ask and transfer blames on who is or are responsible for the collapse.
Lawyers and renewed call for EFCC reform
To the NBA President, combining investigative powers with prosecutorial powers in one single agency, is the exception rather than the norm, which suggests that the EFCC should be left with investigative responsibilities only.
Proposed emergency economic stabilization bill
The intendment of the proposed bill notwithstanding, the political landscape has suddenly been clouded with speculations equating economic emergency stabilization bill with absolute political power.