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MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.

Attempt to split NBA will affect Nigeria’s unity – Group

A group, Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance, has flayed the attempt by some lawyers of Northern extraction to split the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna government denies involvement in Dadiyata’s disappearance

The Kaduna State government has denied involvement in the abduction of Abubakar Idris Usman, a lecturer and social media critic popularly known as Dadiyata.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo: CAMA issues can be addressed through amendment by National Assembly

In an effort to allay fears expressed by the leadership of the Church about the recently enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has said concerns can be processed through possible amendment of the contentious section of the law through a proposal to the National Assembly.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari proposes one-year limit for criminal cases

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a 12-month time limit for criminal cases to be heard and decided upon.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari tasks NBA on speedy justice delivery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, underscored the importance of an enhanced Justice delivery system, in a bid to keep the Nigerian legal system in tune with global best practices.
Paul Usoro

Outgoing NBA president calls for unity among members

Dr Paul Usoro, the Outgoing President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Wednesday, welcomed all delegates to the 60th edition of the Annual General Conference, calling for unity which he said had been the strength of the bar over 60 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari proposes 12-month time limit for criminal cases

Buhari, who recalled how it took so long for the courts to decide and eventually dismiss the election petitions he filed to challenge his losses in the 2003, 2007, and 2011 presidential polls, declared that the Nigerian justice system needed an urgent reform.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari will deliver opening speech at NBA conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver the opening speech at the 60th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Kaduna Muslim lawyers to boycott NBA conference

The leadership of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) in Kaduna has directed its members to Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) following the withdrawal of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s invitation by the NBA.

Muslim lawyers ask NBA to bar ex-President Obasanjo, Governor Wike from speaking at conference

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to remove ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

NBA: Kaduna governor will speak about insecurity during 2020 conference

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, is billed to speak on the state of security in his state at its 60th Annual General Conference.

Lawyers with disabilities protest ‘unfair treatment’ at NBA conference

The Association of Lawyers with Disabilities in Nigeria (ALDIN) has accused the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) of not treating lawyers with disabilities fairly at its 2019 Annual General Conference.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor urges lawyers to key into technology for transformation

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday advised lawyers to use technology to improve the legal profession with a view to enhancing justice delivery in the country.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: I’m working to strengthen, rid judiciary of corruption

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, declared on Monday that the future of the Nigerian judiciary under his watch is bright.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Allow judges enjoy independence – Justice Tanko tells stakeholders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has appealed to stakeholders in the country to allow the judiciary to enjoy it’s independence.

Election: Let God guide us on who to vote – cleric

Supreme Head of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, His Most Eminence (Dr.) Prophet Solomon Alao, has urged Nigerians not to be overwhelmed by emotions and partisanship when voting a candidate during the forth-coming general elections.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC chief slams SAN for receiving N2 billion legal fee, another with N5.1 billion...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has accused some Senior Advocates of Nigeria of frustrating the country’s anti-corruption war for pecuniary gains.

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A magistrate court in Wuse, Zone 6, Abuja has convicted Victor Mela, a member of the House of Representatives, for giving false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

PIB: Nigeria must utilise present opportunity before it is late – Reps

The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has reiterated that, Nigeria should utilise the opportunities contained in the Bill before it is late.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, on Saturday advised the Nigerian youth to develop their skills and drive innovation and entrepreneurship in the space sector.

Senate to invite minister over spate of insecurity

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security related to the mandate of his ministry.

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An Israeli missile attack hit military sites in the southern countryside of the capital Damascus on Tuesday night, causing damage only, state news agency SANA reported.

Israel missile attack hits Syrian military targets

An Israeli missile attack hit military sites in the southern countryside of the capital Damascus on Tuesday night, causing damage only, state news agency SANA reported.