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  • Adegboruwa Named African Bar Justice Commission Chair
  • The African Bar Association AFBA has appointed activist lawyer Mr Ebun Olu Adegboruwa as its Justice Sector Programme Commission Chairman. The lawyer was notified of the appointment in an October 26 letter signed by AFB[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Nwude Petitions NJC Over Judge’s Refusal To Grant Bail
  • An alleged fraud kingpin Emmanuel Nwude has written a petition to the National Judicial Council accusing the judge presiding over his case of being biased and refusing to grant him bail. Nwude, alongside two lawyers, na[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Over N200bn Appeal Cases Pending at Tax Tribunal, Says FG
  • Over N200 billion tax appeal cases are pending before the newly strengthened Tax Appeal Tribunal TAT the federal government disclosed Monday. The government also revealed that it is working towards the strengthenin[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Court Of Appeal Voids Assets Recovery Panel’s Power To Pro...
  • The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday ruled that the Special Presidential Panel on Assets Recovery lacked prosecutorial power and hence cannot initiate criminal proceedings against any accused person. The court further[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • OPD, CMC AND CSU To Join NBA Ikorodu Branch’s Monthly Lega...
  • Three agencies within the Lagos State Ministry of Justice will be collaborating with the Ikorodu branch of the NBA to provide free legal services to the residents of Ikorodu. The Office of the Public Defender [OPD], Cit[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Young Lawyers Benefit From NBA/IBA Collaboration
  • Five young lawyers attended the International Bar Association IBA conference in Rome, courtesy of a collaboration between the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the IBA. Bumnmi Musa from Kogi State Ministry of Justi[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Funke Adekoya, SAN Advocates ‘Success Fees’ For Lawyers
  • A Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN Mrs Funke Adekoya has urged corporate organisations to pay their external counsel “success fees for cases they handle. A success fee is the added fee that a lawyer is entitled to i[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Gunmen Abduct Ex-NBA Chairman, Kill Wife, Demand N50m Ransom
  • Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a former Auchi branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, identified as A. Itemuagbor in the Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State. It was gathered that the incident occurred[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Kano High Court Stops Kano Assembly From Probing Ganduje
  • A Kano High Court has ordered the Kano State House of Assembly to stop investigating the videos showing the governor of the state Abdullahi Ganduje, receiving bribe from a contractor. The order was sought by one Muhamma[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018
  • Beware Of Booby Traps In Electoral Act, Lawyers Warn
  • Legal experts in the country have counseled the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC against throwing the nation into a constitutional crisis by sticking to the Electoral Act 2010 for the conduct of the 20[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Nov/2018