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New Year: NBA chief Paul Usoro accuses President Buhari of trampling on rule of...

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Paul Usoro, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of trampling on the rule of law.
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Ekiti government sets up committee to implement Supreme Court judgement on Ilejemeje local council

The Ekiti State Government has begun the process of implementing the December 15 judgment of the Supreme Court on the relocation of the headquarters of Ilejemeje local government area.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar urges Muhammadu Buhari to blame himself for anti-corruption failure

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to blame the Nigerian system for his failure to fight corruption, but himself.

Court begins hearing on Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment suit today

The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital will today (Monday) begin hearing of the impeachment suit filed against President Muhammadu Buhari.

Edo chief judge warns lawyers against perpetuating injustice

Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Esohe Frances Ikponmwen, has warned lawyers against perpetuating injustice by being oppressive in the way the processes of court are used.

Willie Obiano charges lawyers to uphold ethical standards

Anambra Governor Willie Obiano charges lawyers in the state to uphold their ethical standard and always play according to the rule of law to promote and foster cause of justice and professional standard
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NBA kicks against prosecution of Paul Usoro

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Edo State, asks all lawyers irrespective of political leanings to fight the prosecution of its President, Paul Usoro, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
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EFCC: NBA president Paul Usoro has case to answer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, has a case to answer over alleged N1.4 billion fraud.
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EFCC: NBA chief Paul Usoro involved in diversion of public funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says Paul Usoro (SAN), president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has a case to answer over alleged N1.4 billion fraud.

2019: Simon Lalong to team up with Muhammadu Buhari on free, fair polls

Simon Lalong, Plateau State Governor, has promised to team up with President Muhammadu Buhari administration towards ensuring that 2019 general elections are free, fair and credible polls that will meet international standards.

You’re an interim governor, lacking legitimacy – PDP tells Gboyega Oyetola

The Osun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has carpeted the newly sworn in governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, describing him as an interim governor whose legitimacy is questionable in the eyes of the public.

Abia, Imo hold joint valedictory court session for late Justice Uche

The Abia and Imo judiciary on Friday in Umuahia held a joint valedictory court session in honour of the first female judge in the old Imo and Abia, late Justice Ijeoma Uche.

NBA to sue police over harassment of member

The Ilorin Branch of Nigeria Bar Association has vowed to take legal action over alleged brutalisation of one of its members, Lukman Bello, by Police in Ilorin.
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Ibrahim Idris mourns late Justice Kutigi

The Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has commiserated with people of Kutigi, Niger and Nigerians over the sudden demise of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Idris Kutigi, describing him as humble and a complete gentleman.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike: Federal government intimidating judiciary with trumped-up charges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government of intimidating the judiciary through unfounded allegations and trumped up charges, stressing that the country has little hope with the way it is being run.

FIDA seeks inclusion of fight against corruption in SDGs

The Ekiti State chapter of International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA), has advocated for inclusion of war against corruption in the programmes of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Joseph Daudu withdraws from Maryam Sanda’s murder trial

The lawyer representing Maryam Sanda, the suspect who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello, has withdrawn from the trial

2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.

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Fabinho warns against mistakes as Liverpool prepare for another ‘final’

Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.