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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…
14 Nov 2020
Harsh reactions have continued to trail the indiscriminate arrest, persecution and harassment of Nigerians perceived as organisers of the recent #EndSARS protest. Already, some members of the panels set up
8 Nov 2020
Sir: Seniority is one of the chief hallmarks of the legal profession in Nigeria. Seniority makes precedence and by tradition and training, lawyers, no matter how cantankerous they get, know when to invoke seniority and what to do when seniority is invoked. This tradition of seniority giving rise to precedence in the legal profession naturally…
17 Sep 2020
An international oraganisation, Lawyers Without Borders France, has secured three court judgments in favour of three victims of torture in Imo and Enugu states.
28 Aug 2020
The Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has frowned at the dis-invitation of the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai as a speaker in a Panel Session at the forthcoming 2020 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference (AGC). The Association stated that the leadership and critical stakeholders of MULAN had seriously constrained itself…
29 Jun 2020
Following the inauguration of the caretaker committee of the All Progress Congress (APC) last week in Abuja by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami
2 Jun 2020
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba has charged senior lawyers to assist the juniors to get facilities that will help them participate
12 May 2020
An association of lawyers under the aegis of the Open Bar Initiative (OBI) has petitioned the President, Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to reject the list of 33 judges
9 Feb 2020
What could have provoked the beating of a female lawyer to the point of coma inside her office by four police officers? Was it actually her refusal to provide an alleged victim
13 Jan 2020
Professionals have attributed Nigeria’s economic downturn largely to unfavourable government policies and unreliable power supply.

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Following the killing of soldiers, who were on a routine patrol at Umunze in Orumba South Local Council of Anambra State, a group, the Igbo People of Nigeria (IPN), has condemned the incident
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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said millions of cellphones would be converted into state security cameras, just as the state released a security monitoring app to aid citizens in reporting
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The official lead outrider of the convoy of the Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi, is dead.
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Former Governor of Enugu State and Senator representing Enugu East in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, on Friday, advocated for inclusiveness, justice
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Former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki congratulated Nigerians on the 62nd anniversary of the nation’s independence, saying that the future of the country looks bright despite the present challenges.