2019 General Elections

Developing: INEC declares PDP, NRM Candidates Winners of Zamfara State Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared People’s Democratic Party, PDP, candidates winners of the Governorship, and National Assembly elections in Zamfara state. The commission also declared National Rescue Movement, NRM, winner for a State Assembly seat. INEC stated that it will issue Certificates of Return to the Governor-elect and National Assembly members elect […]

Cases

‘Dismissal must be Justifiable’– Justice Ogbuanya, differentiates Concept from Termination

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Lagos– The National Industrial Court, NIC, has held that an employer is not at liberty to dismiss an employee without justifiable reason and due process must be observed. Justice Nelson Ogbuanya held that the standard remains the same, whether in statutory employment or master/servant employment governed by common law. His Lordship made the pronouncement while […]

Law News

UK Arbitration Tribunal awards $8.9M against Nigeria

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A London Arbitration Tribunal has awarded $8.9 billion fine against Nigeria in favour of a British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited, P & ID. According to records, P & ID had initiated moves to recover a judgment debt of $6.6 billion in damages plus $2.3 billion in uncollected interest, which was calculated at $1.2 million […]

NBA Elections 2019

NBA Gombe Chairman Race: Haruna Yelma Announces Interest To Contest Position

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Dear Learned Seniors/Colleagues, Notification Of Interest To Contest For The Post Of Chairman Nigerian Bar Association Gombe Branch. I hereby humbly write to you in respect of the above subject matter. Recently the NBA Gombe branch constituted its electoral committee with the mandate of organizing elections amongst others and the committee recently released the election […]