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25 Dec 2021
A Professor of Public Law in the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, Amos Idowu, has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) not to spare any judge or lawyer who acts against the ethics of the profession.
4 Aug 2021
Lawyers under the aegis of the Benin City branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), yesterday, began boycott of High Court 6 presided over by Justice Courage Ogbebor...
3 Aug 2021
Insecurity, brain drain, and poor economic conditions have been listed as limiting factors to the legal profession.
17 Apr 2021
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Anambra branch, says the prolonged nationwide strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) is affecting the justice system. Mr Kingsley Awuka, Chairman of the Committee of Chairmen of the eight branches of NBA in Anambra, made the assertion in a statement in Awka on Saturday. The statement said…
16 Nov 2020
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday reiterated his administration’s commitment to the rule of law. The governor said this while declaring open the third edition of the “Rule of Law Development Foundation
31 Aug 2020
Indeed, in the strange intoxication that twilight serves, strange tastes are ladled out. In a juddering underestimation of the sensibilities of Nigerian lawyers, the Paul Usoro –led exco of the Nigeria Bar Association, now in its twilight, extended an invitation to beleaguered Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai to address the 60th Annual General Conference of…
18 Jun 2020
It is not without meaning that the judiciary is often referred to as the last hope of the common man especially here in Nigeria where the rights of citizens are trampled upon almost on a daily basis. This presupposes that the judiciary is the only place the common, uncommon and any other aggrieved person can…
18 Mar 2019
Amendment of a nation’s constitution is never a tea party. Especially given our peculiar challenges of long-drawn ethnic disharmony, political marginalisation of some sections of the country, bloated bureaucracy, overconcentration of political and economic powers at the executive arm of government and a legislature considered as one of the most expensive on Planet Earth. There…
26 Jan 2019
Mr Donald Duke, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate, says he is going ahead with his campaigns in spite of delays caused by litigation over his candidature. Duke, a former Governor of Cross River, told newsmen in Lagos on Saturday that his campaign would officially commence next week as he had been pronounced the…
21 Jan 2019
The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Gombe State Chapter, has called on the state government to pay fines for persons convicted for minor offences in order to ease congestion of the Gombe Prison.
28 Aug 2018
Legal practitioners and rights activists have faulted a speech by President Muhammadu Buhari where he stated that national interest should have preeminence over the rule of law.
25 Aug 2018
The Gathering of the Tribes is the first full-length novel by the attorney at law, Evans Ufeli, of the Lagos State Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA). It was published this year by Winepress Publishing, an imprint of Noirledge Limited, Ibadan and has 11 chapters, 142 pages, with praises from various critics, including a…

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