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Less than 48 hours to the Edo State Governorship Election billed for Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has said elections in Nigeria will continue to be a do or die affairs until Electoral Reforms Act is amended.
Former vice-president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Onyekachi Monday Ubani, has instituted a suit against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the amendment of the rules of professional conduct for legal practitioners (RPC), 2007.
US born-again rapper, Kanye West, says he will not be releasing new music until Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Universal Music Group, both release him from his contract.
Jeremy Lin revealed Tuesday he is leaving the Beijing Ducks after one season in China and wants to return to the NBA, where he sparked the “Linsanity” craze of 2012.
President of Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, has called on the governor and the House of Assembly of Cross River State to complete the appointment and confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of the state inline with National Judicial Council (NJC) recommendation and provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, has called on Nigerian lawyers to remain calm over the unilateral amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct, RPC (2007) by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, without proper due process as provided by the rule.
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.
The National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Sunday, said the body will meet with the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), over the purported amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Attempts by national officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to gain access to a Kano musician who was recently sentenced to death was blocked by the Federal Correctional Centre in Kano.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday (today) deliver a keynote address at an online conference, titled: “Media Coverage of Virtual Court Proceedings: Prospects and Challenges,” organised by Gavel International, an online news platform that covers the administration of justice system in Nigeria.
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.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says it will offer free legal representation to the Kano singer, Yahaya Sharif, sentenced to death for blasphemy by an upper Sharia court in Kano.
The Kaduna State government has denied involvement in the abduction of Abubakar Idris Usman, a lecturer and social media critic popularly known as Dadiyata.
Some aggrieved Northern lawyers who pulled out from the recently concluded Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) conference had written to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, informing him about the formation of a new group known as New Nigerian Bar Association (NNBA).
Japan’s Naomi Osaka withdrew from her final against Victoria Azarenka in the Western & Southern Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday because of a left hamstring injury.
NBA players who boycotted games as part of a protest against racial injustice have agreed to resume the playoffs on Saturday in a deal that includes increased access to voting in the United States presidential election.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command, says it has arrested 19 suspected rapists in the state between August and September.
Dimitar Berbatov believes the addition of Gareth Bale will give Tottenham “the strongest attack in the Premier League”, one which rivals champions Liverpool.
Less than 24 hours to Edo state governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday cried out that its governors are being held hostage by police in the state.
Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has scaled yet another hurdle in the race for the job of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Governor Hope Uzodinma has appealed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to consider the re-accreditation and re-opening of Nursing and Midwifery schools in Imo state.
A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.
Speaking on the donations, the Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said BUA remained committed to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can.
Gareth Bale’s move back to Tottenham Hotspur from Real Madrid will be completed this week, the player’s agent Jonathan Barnett told AFP on Thursday.
A senior lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has said he would be appearing before the Justice Salami-led investigative panel probing the suspended EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, at the State House in Abuja.
Sen. Bola Tinubu, National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), has felicitated with the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman and businessman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, as he clocks 85.