Lawyers knock Customs chief over national security comment
The Comptroller General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali is under fire for re-echoing the Federal Government’s sentiment that national security prevails over human rights.
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.
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.
Nasarawa CJ threatens to sanction judges over sitting late
The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has threatened to sanction judges of lower courts in the state who start sittings late.
Evaluating Katsina’s appeasement tactic on banditry
Although there was general outrage when Katsina State governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, decided to engage with some leaders of bandits terrorizing the peace of the state, recent developments seem to be proving him right.
NBA tasks judiciary on independence, amends constitution
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has encouraged the judiciary to be independent, courageous and unbiased in the execution of their functions without regard to the appointing authority...
‘Legal Profession Regulation Bill will boost standard’
Professor Fabian Ajogwu (SAN) has said that the pending Legal Profession Regulation Bill, when enacted, would give the law profession a ‘fresh start’ and better standard it deserves.He was speaking on ‘Future Of The Legal Profession and The Regulation Of Legal Practitioners’ at the 59th Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)…
IBA president lauds NBA for successful conference, hospitality
President of International Bar Association (IBA), Horacio Neto, has praised the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for a successful conference and the hospitality it showed him during his visit to the country.