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Justice Onnoghen: Judge resists NBA’s attempt to disrupt proceedings

Sherifat Solebo, a judge of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, on Wednesday objected to an attempt to disrupt proceedings in her courtroom by a task force of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers boycott courts in Enugu, Ebonyi

Absence of lawyers at various courts in Enugu on Tuesday stalled court proceedings, following the directive by the Nigeria Bar Association to lawyers to boycott courts for two days.

Jigawa NBA: We’ll not boycott court proceeding

In defiance of a directive issued by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for a two day boycott of court proceedings to protest the suspension of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Jigawa State chapter of the Bar has announced that it would not join in the planned boycotts.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers, judges shun NBA’s court boycott order

Contrary to the directive by the Nigerian Bar Association that lawyers should boycott court for two days in protest against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari, judges in Lagos State are sitting, with lawyers conducting cases before them.

Court boycott: Lagos lawyers express mixed reactions

Some lawyers in Lagos have expressed mixed reactions to the resolution by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for lawyers to boycott courts for two days.

Justice Onnoghen: Lagos lawyers express mixed reactions to court boycott

Some lawyers in Lagos have expressed mixed reactions to the resolution by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for lawyers to boycott courts for two days over what they tagged illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba asks NJC to remove Justice Tanko from Supreme Court

A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) on Monday called on the National Judiciary Council (NJC) to immediately remove Justice Tanko Muhammed as Justice of the Supreme Court for presenting himself to be sworn as Chief Justice of Nigeria.

PDP, NBA, others protest over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party, members of the Nigeria Bar Association and Civil Society Organisation of Nigeria are protesting over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.

Justice Onnoghen: NBA summons emergency NEC meeting, to hold rally in protest

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will today, Monday, hold an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) on the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammad Buhari.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: I won’t step down my campaign

Mr Donald Duke, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate, says he is going ahead with his campaigns in spite of delays caused by litigation over his candidature.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Another four years of President Buhari will finally sink Nigeria

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, said Thursday in Benin-City, the Edo State capital, that Nigeria was ‘’collapsing’’ and warned that another four years of President Muhammadu Buhari/APC-led government will finally sink the country.
Paul Usoro

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.
Kayode Fayemi

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
Paul Usoro

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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