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”C.J. has No Power to Question the Impeachment’- The Swearing in of a New Deputy Governor: In Defence of the Kogi State Judiciary by Akoh Ocheni, Esq.

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The panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Elder Simon Achuba, submitted a “no guilty verdict” report to the Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday, 18th October 2019. The Panel had up to three (3) months to submit its report but submitted the same within […]

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Lagos State A.G., Onigbanjo SAN, Writes NBA Lekki/Eti-Osa Forum, Assures of Synergy

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The Lekki/Eti-Osa Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association received a Thank You letter from the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, while counting on support of the Forum in the discharge of his duties and thus administration’s continuous efforts in delivering an efficient justice system for the good people […]

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Sango Comment: ‘Pastor Adeyemi was Quoted out of Context, He Stated Facts of Common Knowledge’, Counsel Replies Demand for Apology Letter

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Counsel to Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre, Dayo Adebayo has replied the Demand for Apology letter addressed to the clergyman by Isokan Olorisa Agbaye, a conglomerate of African religion adherents, insisting that his client had said nothing hateful, wicked or strange. The initial demand letter was in response to a video recording where […]

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Int’l Day of the Girl Child: NBA Ikorodu Branch Commemorates Day with Schoolgirls

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Mrs Toun Adekoya, the Chairperson, Committee Against Domestic Violence and Child Abuse of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ikorodu branch lead a school tour to commemorate the 2019 International Day of the Girl Child Friday. Mrs. Adekoya addressed the female students of the community senior secondary schools in Baiyeku and Gberigbe, both in Ikorodu. The […]

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Analysis: The Many ‘Archaic’ Provisions of the Act Guiding Judgement Debt in Nigeria by Seun Olawuni

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In 2017, the Supreme Court, Nigeria’s apex court ruled that three federal lawmakers be sacked and should return all monies collected in form of salaries and allowances. The court awarded judgement debts against Abubakar Danladi, then a senator, Herman Hembe and Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka, both members of the House of Representatives as at that time. Cumulatively, […]

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NBA Benin Branch Sends Clear message of Intention to File Class Action against BEDC for Ineptitude, Calls for Non-renewal of Its  License by NERC

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The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Benin branch, has disclosed that it will commence a class action against the Benin Electricity Distribution Company over its abysmal, disappointing services to power consumers in its coverage areas, while urging the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission to resist any attempt calculated at renewing the operating license of […]

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Overcoming Security and Other Challenges: Why Nigeria Needs Much More than ‘Spiritual Awareness’

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(An Independence Day Anniversary Message By Slyvester Udemezue) “America will not be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedom, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” _Abraham Lincoln On Nigeria`s Independence Day Anniversary some news headlines call for some dispassionate examination in the light of efforts to move Nigeria forward. One […]