Journalists, others allegedly barred as ‘secret trial’ of Jalingo begins in Calabar
The “secret trial” of a journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo, began yesterday in Calabar with journalists, lawyers and others allegedly locked out. The publisher, who is believed to be incarcerated by Governor Ben Ayade...
500 lawyers, teachers protest against alleged delisting of names from Cross River payroll
Lawyers and teachers who are affected by the Cross River State alleged delisting of names from civil service payroll yesterday protested in Calabar.
Capital defence lawyers task Federal Government on right to life
The Network of Capital Defence Lawyers has charged Nigeria to respect the right to life and the decisions of the ECOWAS Court of Justice and the Lagos High Court on the death penalty.
NBA-SBL chairman tasks lawyers on professionalism
The chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), Mr. Seni Adio, (SAN) has tasks lawyers to be steadfast and upright in discharging their professional duties.
FCT High Court resumes after annual vacation
The FCT High Court on Monday resumed regular Court activities marking the end of the annual vacation. The vacation which began on July 8 and ended on Friday, Sept.6, was announced via a circular and signed by the Chief Judge of FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello.
Buhari charges lawyers to protect rule of law
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on lawyers to continue to protect the rule of law while delivering their services to the nation. Buhari made this call yesterday at the opening of the 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) themed ‘Facing the Future’.
Lawyers flay NASS over Edo Assembly crisis, declares takeover threat illegal
Some senior Nigerian lawyers have criticised the threat by the National Assembly to take over proceedings in the Edo State House of Assembly if the governor refuses to make another proclamation to inaugurate the Assembly afresh. Governor Godwin Obaseki had earlier inaugurated the Assembly with 12 of the 24-member lawmakers absent.
NBA law week will add value to lawyers’ practice, says chairman
The chairman of the 2019 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch annual law week planning Committee, Mr. Tola Oshobi (SAN) has assured prospective participants that the technical sessions have been fashioned to add immense value to every lawyer’s practice.
Bauchi governor-elect gets pro bono from 50 senior lawyers at tribunal
Not less than 50 senior lawyers in Bauchi State have offered free legal services to defend the governor-elect, Bala Mohammed of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the tribunal. Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC) made this known in a statement signed by the chief convener, Shipi Rabo, and secretary, Musa Abdullahi, in Bauchi yesterday.…
NBA-SBL launches banking & finance academy for lawyers
The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has launched the Banking & Finance Academy - a programme designed to help young lawyers hone their skills and expertise in the field of banking and finance. The event, which was organised in partnership with International Lawyers For Africa (ILFA), was according to the NBA-SBL Chairman,…
Deliverance from dark powers
In Mark 11:1-3, the Bible says the Ass was ordained to carry Jesus, but was tied down in the village, so that no man could sit on it. So are some people today, who are physically active, but there is no result for their labour because they are tied down in the village by the…