NBA News

NBA Asks Military, Police, Other Security Services to Address Challenges Faced by Lawyers in their Command

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Nigerian Bar Association

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called on the Nigerian Military, the Police Force and other security agencies to upgrade the conditions of service of legal practitioners in their employment. The NBA leadership said this in a statement Friday signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kunle Edun. “The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association has […]

Lawyers' News

Zaria Fake Lawyer arraigned, granted Bail

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Police prosecutors have arraigned a man, Saidu Abdullahi over charges of operating a phony law practice in Zaria. Abdullahi was arraigned on Friday before a Chief Magistrate Court, King’s Road, Sabon Gari, Zaria. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail. Matter adjourned until 10th of June, 2019. Abdullahi was arrested in […]

Security

Police shares Helpful Security Tips with Nigerians

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The Nigeria Police Force has shared some security tips that can be helpful to Nigerians. The Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba published the following: Tips For Securing The Home-Stead While Away * Ensure all exits i.e windows, doors are properly locked * Have one or two lights strategically ”ON” * Off all electrical […]

Letters

Police Salary Increase: Mohammed Fawehinmi Esq writes President Buhari

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Lagos-based legal practitioner, Mohammed Fawehinmi has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding an audit of the Nigerian Police account. Mr Fawehinmi submitted that the fundamental principles of openness, transparency, public debate, and accountability are central to our democracy. The letter is reproduced hereunder: Mohammed Fawehinmi, Esq9a, Ademola Close, off Remi Fani-Kayode Avenue, […]

Law News

[Just in] Police Arrests Evans’ Lawyer in Court

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Police operatives on Wednesday morning have arrested a lawyer, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, at the Federal High Court premises in Lagos. Ogungbeje had represented the alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans before formally withdrawing from the case — citing threat to life. Policemen said to be from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, swooped on the […]

News

American Press Freedom Group Demands Release Of Detained Journalist, Samuel Ogundipe

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The Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, an American independent press freedom group, has lent its voice to condemn the arrest and subsequent detention of Premium Times reporter Samuel Ogundipe by the Nigerian Police. In a statement, on Wednesday, CPJ urged the Nigerian Police to immediately release the detained journalist stressing that Ogundipe is a journalist […]