Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Olisa Agbakoba

21 Nov
Accusations of alleged cronyism and favouritism in the judiciary will not end until there is a collective effort to clear the Augean stable, concerned stakeholders have said.
19 Oct
Human rights activist, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), yesterday, sought legal reform and a policy framework for a robust and competitive commercial space sector in Nigeria.
17 Oct
The Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, has urged President Bola Tinubu's administration to adopt institutional palliatives to alleviate the economic challenges facing Nigerians. Agbakoba who made the call in an interview with AriseTV on Tuesday, said governments of other countries also pay subsidies as it is not peculiar to Nigeria…
9 Oct
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said debates in the media over President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s alleged certificate forgery must stop. Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections, Atiku Abubakar, is contesting Tinubu’s victory at the February 25 poll at the Supreme Court. A…
2 Oct
The huge acknowledgement given to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu following his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) annual meeting in New York could very well signal a new beginning for Nigeria in her quest to command the respect of the international community...
15 Jun
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, has urged President Bola Tinubu to sack the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmoud Yakubu.
14 Jun
Former President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has flayed the lawmaker representing Bauchi North in the National Assembly, Adamu Bulkachukwa, over his recent comments.
31 May
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government to dismantle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to succeed in the corruption war. Agbakoba said in an interview on The Morning Show of Arise Television on Wednesday. He urged the President to relieve the EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.…
16 May
A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba on Tuesday said that there is no constitutional process that can delay the inauguration of president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. After being declared as the winner of the February 25th presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tinubu faces different law suits…
19 Apr
Despite the controversies generated by the general elections and the sense of urgency which some Nigerians had argued should follow the election petitions, the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) is yet to commence hearing of the petitions, while time ticks away.
19 Jan
A senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, is seeking the clarification of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Section 134 of the Nigeria Constitution.
6 Jan
Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, yesterday, said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) should not have existed, insisting the anti-graft agency currently operates outside the Constitution.


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The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
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Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
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Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
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The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.
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Arsenal will host Liverpool in a blockbuster third-round FA Cup tie next month featuring sides that have won the competition 22 times between them.
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NDLEA has thwarted attempts by drug syndicates to export hard drugs sewn into hems of jeans trousers, or stuffed in dolls, buttons, soaps and in beverage tins.
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The languages spoken across the country form an intricate pattern that reflects the diverse tapestry of its people. However, the haunting specter of extinction looms over some of the major indigenous languages, posing a threat to the rich linguistic heritage that has evolved over the years. According to reports, more than 400 Nigerian indigenous languages…
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No fewer 200 private legal practitioners from the 19 Northern States have volunteered to assist Gov. Kabir Yusuf of Kano State to win his Gubernatorial election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
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Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.