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Legal year: Retired Justice Taiwo Taiwo tasks judges on courage

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Justice Taiwo Taiwo, a retired Justice of the Federal High Court, has advised the judiciary to remain firm and fearless in justice delivery as the Nigerian judiciary begins a new legal year. Taiwo, who recently retired said that a fearless judiciary would remain the key to effective justice administration. The Lagos Judiciary on Monday began activities Read More…

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Lagos CJ appeals for rebuilding of destroyed Igbosere high court

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two years after the Igbosere High Court courthouse was vandalised and burnt down by hoodlums taking advantage of the #EndSARS crisis, the Lagos State Chief Judge, the Honourable Kazeem Alogba, has asked that the buildings be rebuilt. Justice Kazeem Alogba on Monday appealed to the State Government to urgently reconstruct the Igbosere High Court that Read More…

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As NANS protests ground Lagos Airport, court rules on FG’s prayer to end ASUU strike Wednesday

Reading Time: 4 minutes As students under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) stormed the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in protest against the continued nationwide lecturers’ strike on Monday morning, the ruling has been set for Wednesday on whether lecturers should return to the classrooms. The National Industrial Court will deliver its ruling in an Read More…

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Nigerians sue INEC for disallowing them from completing voter registration

Reading Time: 3 minutes After failing to give them and seven million other Nigerians adequate time and opportunity to complete their voter registration after they had started their registration online, twenty-four Nigerians have dragged the Independent Na­tional Electoral Commission (INEC) to court in a lawsuit. The plaintiffs, who are suing for themselves and on behalf of seven million other Read More…

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ASUU dragged to Industrial Court by FG to end strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes All efforts to resolve their differences outside of a court action having come to nought between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU), both parties are now in court. On Monday the Federal government urged the National Industrial Court to order the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call Read More…

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Court extends order stopping NBC from shutting down 53 broadcast stations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal High Court in Lagos has extended the order preventing President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from withdrawing the licences of 53 broadcast stations in the country and shutting down the stations for allegedly failing to renew their licenses. Justice Akintayo Aluko (Court 8) had on August 29, 2022, granted an Read More…

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BAT Notably Absent as Peter Obi, Akitu attend 62nd NBA Conference

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Bola Asiwaju Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was notably absent at the 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) which has kicked off at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme of this year’s NBA AGM tagged “BOLD Transitions” and its General Read More…

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Atiku, Obi to speak at 2022 NBA Annual General Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, will be speaking at the forthcoming Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos this month. The 2022 NBA Annual General Conference, with Read More…

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Justice delay: Seven NBA branches demand action from Lagos Chief Judge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lawyers from all branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos State have demanded justice administration reforms in a meeting with the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba. Their delegation included Bar leaders, Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), chairmen of NBA Lagos, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Badagry, Epe and Surulere branches as well as Read More…

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‘Contempt’: Jailed Lagos lawyer to be freed soon, says NBA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday began a probe of the circumstances surrounding the jailing of a Lagos-based lawyer Inibehe Effiong by the Chief Judge of Akwa State, Justice Ekaette Obot.Its President Olumide Akpata who ordered the investigation said efforts were underway to ensure that Effiong is released soon. Justice Obot on Wednesday sentenced the Lagos-based Read More…