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NBA urges security agencies to prevent threat to peace in Edo

The Nigerian Bar Association in Edo has stressed the need for security agencies to provide adequate protection of lives and property of residents of the state.
The Bauchi State Chief Judge, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar, who set free the inmates, urged them to be of good conduct and exhibit exemplary beheviour in the society.

Bauchi chief judge frees 27 suspects awaiting trial

No fewer than 27 suspects awaiting trial in Bauchi Custodial Centre and other Correctional Service Centers across the state have regained their freedom.

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.
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.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

London trip: President Buhari has breached constitution – Monday Ubani

A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.
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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.

Court further adjourns ‘N1.4 billion fraud’ trial of NBA President

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday further adjourned hearing in the alleged N1.4 billion fraud case filed against the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro.
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.

Folake Solanke, Wole Olanipekun, others task young lawyers on handwork

Nigeria’s first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, Mr Layi Babatunde, SAN and many other senior lawyers have charged young lawyers in the country to embibe the virtue of intergrity and hardwork in their practice.

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.

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: How love made our lawyer stay in judge’s residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has explained how one of its prosecution lawyers, S.M. Galadanchi, paid an unethical visit to the residence of Justice Joyce Obehin AbdulMalik, who was hearing a matter involving the agency and a defendant who was not identified.

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Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
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