Articles

Infrastructure: NBA Lekki-Eti-Osa Forum, SEIBEC, Issues 21 Days Ultimatum to LASG, Want E-Tag Policy Shelved

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The Lekki-Eti-Osa Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,and the Save Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki Coalition, SEIBEC, arising from a Joint Stakeholders’ Meeting has issued a fresh 21-day ultimatum to the Lagos State Government to act to prevent new episodes of flooding, address the terrible state of roads and obnoxious tolling in Ibeju-Lekki and Eti-Osa Local […]

Legal Opinion

The Law on the Impeachment of a Governor or a Deputy Governor in Nigeria: Kogi State in Perspective by Douglas Ogbankwa Esq. .

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There have been quite some tension over the purported impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Kogi State of Nigeria, Simon Achuba and the purported swearing in of the former of Staff to the Governor-Edward Onoja as the new Deputy Governor, following his purported confirmation by the Kogi State House of Assembly. This is despite the […]

Papers

Advancing Women and Children’s Rights in Africa: Issues, Legal Framework and Solutions by Mandy Demechi-Asagba

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Introduction Basically, human rights are universal rights which belong equally to all people as human beings. Under all national, regional and international laws, there is equality and protection of humanity. However, women and children rights are mostly marginalized and easily violated indicating they fall into vulnerable groups. As a result they encounter more challenges which […]

Criminal Justice

NBA Calls on Kebbi State to Domesticate the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015

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The Nigerian Bar Association,NBA, has urged Kebbi State government to domesticate the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015, in order to enhance Justice delivery. The call was made in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State at the State Legislative Advocacy and Sensitization Workshop on Promotion and Domestication of Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ACJA, 2015 organize by the […]

Court Matters

Court of Appeal Gombe Division: Gov Inuwa Yahaya Approves Temporary, Permanent Sites for Take off

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The Executive Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya has approved the permanent and temporary sites for the establishment of a Court of Appeal division in the State. This is contained in a statement by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Ismaila Uba Misilli, which reads: Preparatory to the take off of […]