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NBA decries non-release of appeal court judge from captivity

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday decried the non-release of the kidnapped Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu from captivity, saying it was disheartening and distressing.
Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.

Lamar Odom engaged to girlfriend

Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.
Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.

NBA: Warriors star Stephen Curry expects to return before season ends

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Rivers governor declares war on Nigerian Bar Association, withdraws supports

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared war on Rivers State Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for issuing what he regarded as politically motivated ultimatums on security in the state.
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LeBron James claims another record as Lakers down Miami

LeBron James became only the third player in NBA history to score 20 points in 1,000 career games as Los Angeles Lakers beat Miami Heat 95-80 for their seventh consecutive victory.
Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.

Rio Ferdinand: Kylian Mbappe is the one who inspires my kids to be footballers

Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.
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NBA calls for release of kidnapped appeal court judge

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has called for the unconditional release of the Appeal Court judge, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu who was kidnapped last week in Benin City, Edo State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court dismisses N1 billion suit against EFCC

A Kwara State High Court judge, Justice Hammed Gegele, Friday, dismissed the N1b fundamental human rights suit filed by the former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ilorin branch, Suleiman Abaya, against the EFCC and two others.

Oando’s chairman, secretary, general manager receive prestigious recognitions

In addition to recording a profit in its Q3 financials in Ocotober, Oando’s management has received recognition from various reputable institutions in the country.

12 schools qualify for Akintola Williams’ debate

Twelve primary and secondary schools will feature in the final of the Akintola Williams Debate holding November 2, at the British Council, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Ota branch of the Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government foto address the issue of bad roads in the State. 4

Lawyers issue 14-day ultimatun on bad roads in Ogun

The Ota branch of the Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government foto address the issue of bad roads in the State.

NBA berates Cross River governor over JSC’s inauguration

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Calabar branch, has taken a swipe at Governor Ben Ayade’s purported inauguration of a new Cross River State Judicial Service Commission (CRSJSC), describing it as unconstitutional.

NBA condemns continuous police detention of lawyer

The Borno chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Saturday condemned the detention of a lawyer, Mr Sadiq Kachalla, by police in Maiduguri.

Borno NBA threatens showdown with police over lawyer’s detention

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Borno State have threatened a showdown with the police over the detention of a fellow member, an action the lawyers have described as “unlawful”.

NBA condemns kidnap of high court judge, demands immediate release

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned in strong terms, the kidnap of Justice Abdu Dogo, a Judge of the Federal High Court, Akure, Ondo State and demanded his immediate release.

2023 Igbo presidency not only feasible but imperative for national survival – ex-NBA chief

Clifford Iloegbune Okoye, a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) chairman, Aguata chapter in Anambra State, has said that the much agitated 2023 Igbo presidency is not only feasible but imperative for the survival of a nation called Nigeria.

LeBron James under fire after blaming China row on ‘misinformed’ Rockets chief

Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a “misinformed” tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor urges corps members to be open minded

Corps members posted to Lagos State have been told to make their service year a learning period by being open minded.
The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship teed off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, with Ugandan Irene Nakalembe dictating the pace.

Nigeria Ladies Golf: Ugandan Nakalembe wins opening round

The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship teed off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, with Ugandan Irene Nakalembe dictating the pace.

Nigerian woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito smiles as he heads to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Emperor Naruhito will declare Tuesday he had ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the palace.

Japan’s emperor to perform thanksgiving rite with Sun Goddess

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito will on Thursday perform an elaborate and secretive ritual dating back 1,300 years, giving thanks to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu as part of his enthronement rites.

13 killed in Lagos-Ibadan highway car crash

Thirteen persons were on Wednesday died in an auto crash at Sapade-Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, officials said.