Lawyer’s Affair

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

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 […]

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NBA AGC: TCCP announces Fees Reduction as Online-only Registration begins Sunday

  The Technical Committee on Conference Planning , TCCP, of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has announced a reduction in early bird rates for all categories of delegates attending the 59th Annual General Conference of the NBA  compared to last year’s. The event is scheduled to hold in Victoria Island, Lagos from the 23rd to […]

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Assault on Olakunle Karimu: Judgment Dates fixed for Twin Fundamental Rights Enforcement Matters

The twin Fundamental Rights Enforcement matters, one against the Nigerian Poilce, the other by Olakunle Karimu against his former principal, Oluyomi Olawore, have been slated for judgment on 28th June, and June 4, 2019 in that order. 1st Case The presiding judge, Honourable Justice Muhammad A. Liman raised a series of questions; why was Mr. […]

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Yemi Akangbe for NBA Lagos Chairman: Providing Platforms for Upliftment

As part of his campaign for Chairmanship of the Nigerian Bar Association Lagos Branch, Mr. Yemi Akangbe has presented some very exciting ideas and proposed initiatives which are focused on providing platforms for uplifting and developing the bar. An example of one of his initiatives is: Law Firm Mentorship “I have obtained firm commitments from […]

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The Impact Project 2019: Mentoring For Future and Sustainable Career

The Impact Project 2019 edition was held at the Education Resource Centre, Katsina on 18th May. The programme was themed; Mentoring For Future and Sustainable Career. Umar Faruk Kabir Esq., Senior Magistrate of the Katsina State Judiciary and a 2018 Mandela Fellow, in his welcoming address gave an insight into what the programme aimed to […]

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Dealing with the Police By Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

When dealing with the Police ,you have to be extra careful else that issue you take for granted could land you in jail. If you are arrested for any reason before you take any action insist to call a Lawyer,a relative or a friend !You are entitled to it by the new Administration of Criminal […]

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Yemi Akangbe: I am Passionate about NBA Lagos Branch and I want to do My Part

NBA Lagos Branch chairmanship candidate, Yemi Akangbe has declared his passion for the bar, and has listed some of the practical ideas [pending the release of his manifesto] that he intends to put in place—with majority support and concurrence—if elected. The Ideas We will create a Career Development Center to serve as data hub and a platform […]

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

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 […]

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UK Arbitration Tribunal awards $8.9M against Nigeria

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 […]

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

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 […]

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