How Usoro was paid N700m in alleged fraud, by witness
A prosecution witness in an alleged N1.4b money laundering case involving Paul Usoro, President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Udom Idongesit, yesterday told Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi
Lawyers charged to realign business strategies to boost growth
Legal practitioners in Nigeria have been charged to realign business strategies practiced in law firms to grow and compete favourably with foreign lawyers.
Stakeholders canvass public interest lawyering
Stakeholders in the legal profession have called for the entrenchment of public interest lawyering in Nigeria.They made the call at the 2019 annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Public Interest & Development Law (SPIDEL) in Aba, Abia state.
Imo NBA shuns courts over judge’s kidnap
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owerri branch, has embarked on boycott of courts in Imo State in protest against the kidnap of Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme of the Court of Appeal, Benin City Division.
Make criminal attacks on judges unprofitable, NBA charges government
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has charged the government to make criminal attacks on judges unprofitable.The NBA President, Paul Usoro (SAN), while commenting on the kidnap of Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu, Justcie of the Court of Appeal and murder of her orderly, yesterday.....
Lawyers, others protest against bad Ota roads
Concerned members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ota branch, Ogun State and some residents have condemned the deplorable state of the roads within the town.
Cross River State NBA declares newly inaugurated judicial commission nullity
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Calabar Branch, has declared the purported inauguration of the new Judiciary Service Commission (JSC) as a nullity.The state governor, Ben Ayade, had on Monday inaugurated a four-man commission without the state’s Chief Judge (CJ) as the chairman.
Urging tougher stand on China, Pence blasts NBA
US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday sharply denounced the NBA for not speaking out more forcefully on China as he vowed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters.
There is nothing like judiciary independence in Nigeria, says Oguche
The question of whether or not the Nigerian judiciary is totally independent of the executive arm of government is one that has continued to generate various interpretations.
China slams NBA, Apple over Hong Kong
China on Wednesday slammed NBA commissioner Adam Silver's defence of free speech, cancelling a basketball fan event and lashing him in the state-run press, as Apple was warned it could be the next Western firm punished for supporting democracy protesters in Hong Kong.