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3 Oct 2021
Sir: I am completely disappointed at the rate at which Lawyers are damaging the image of the judiciary only to turn around and blame the judiciary for delays in justice and poor service delivery.
21 Sep 2021
Worried about the incessant conflicting court orders from courts of co-ordinate jurisdictions in political matters, eminent jurists have urged the National Judicial Council
Abba Kyari
12 Aug 2021
About 31 young northern Nigerian lawyers have volunteered to render legal services to the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.
10 Jul 2021
Mrs. Julianah Oladiwura Obaro was one of the first female lawyers in the Ondo Kingdom. She was born on March 31, 1936, to renowned cocoa entrepreneurs, Pa Jacob Akinduro Akinnawo and Madam Gladys Adefisola Akinnawo.
15 Jun 2021
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged Nigerian lawyers to fix the dysfunction marring the legal profession and undermining its prestige.
8 Jun 2021
Two lead attorneys who have been working with R. Kelly have requested to withdraw from the embattled singer’s upcoming federal sex trafficking case in Brooklyn just two months before it is set to start. Attorneys Steven Greenberg and Michael Leonard filed documents to withdraw, which have yet to be approved, on Monday. “Our reasons for…
19 May 2021
The immediate past President of Nigeria Maritime Law Association (NMLA), Mr. Chidi Ilogu (SAN), has made a strong case for the training of young maritime lawyers to enable them
13 Apr 2021
Media Rights Agenda has concluded plans to build lawyers’ capacity on the safety of journalists, to help end attacks and intimidation of media practitioners.
2 Feb 2021
Professor Paul Chibuike Ananaba (SAN) in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, re-echoes the call for restructuring.
29 Dec 2020
In recognition of his selfless service and contributions to the development of jurisprudence in Nigeria, the Institute for Governance and Leadership Studies in Africa (IGLSA), recently convened a colloquium in honour of Justice Umaru Abdullahi.     With a theme, ‘The Judiciary and Governance in a Democracy’, the one-day event was organized in collaboration with the…
11 Dec 2020
Nigeria's anti-graft agency has arraigned two legal practitioners, Sarah Omeigha Ajibola and John Ozovehe Demide for alleged electoral fraud. The duo were accused of conspiracy and forgery during the conduct of the 2018 general elections of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on May 5, 2020, filed a 14-count charge…
8 Dec 2020
Two unforeseen events that happened this year have made it imperative for the justice sector to begin to think of fully adopting the option of an electronic filing system in courts. First, the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many countries to lockdown socio-political and economic activities, obstructed the Nigerian legal system. It…


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The internal strife rocking the nation’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) six months to presidential election did not show signs of abating yesterday as peace talks between the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, remained in abeyance.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations of Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC also said it is yet to recognise “any of the two personalities as a senatorial candidate.”
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Coming on the heels of a growing concern about Nigeria’s rising population, a new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlights “new fertility facts” that are challenging old theories on the relationship between childbearing, years of education and income level.
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The upstream segment of the petroleum industry is possibly the first target in the push against continuous use of fossil fuels. By halting funding for oil and gas exploration and production, most clean energy activists believe...
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Governor Douye Diri has assured of Bayelsa State’s collaboration to tackle oil theft, which he stressed, poses a serious threat to the Niger Delta region.