AFTER a 56-day break, members of the House of Representatives will tomorrow reconvene to debate the $1 billion request from President Goodluck Jonathan to combat Boko Haram and security problems in Nigeria. House ...

THE All Progressives Congress,  APC, in Osun State, yesterday asked the new chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Justice Sulaiman Ambrusa, at his maiden sitting, to disqualify himself from ...

Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder – Judge

Oscar Pistorius cannot be found guilty of intentionally killing Reeva Steenkamp, the judge in his trial said Thursday. The judge has not issued a verdict, and the proceedings continue. Pistorius faces other possible ...

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing the petitions arising from the Osun State governorship  election has granted the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, the permission to ...

A Federal High Court has  fixed September 30, 2014  to give judgement in a suit challenging the impeachment of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako. Justice Okon Abang fixed the date on Thursday after ...

Orji’s son sues Sun Newspaper for N5bn

The first son of Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia State, Chinedu Orji, an engineer, has sued The Sun Newspapers Limited, owned by a former Governor of the State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, claiming N5bn damages for calling him ...

South African Judge Thokosile Masipa is due to give her verdict at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius. The Olympic double-amputee sprinter faces 25 years in jail if found guilty of premeditated murder. He denies ...

Lawyers, activists score FG’s rescue efforts low

Lawyers and rights activists have scored the Federal Government low in its efforts to rescue the abducted pupils of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. The girls have been seized from their hostel ...

Efforts by out gone President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Okey Wali, SAN, to effect fundamental changes in the constitution of the association and alter its leadership and administrative structure was ...

Auto Spare Parts and Machinery Dealers Association, ASPMDA, which had been embroiled in leadership crisis, may be heading to the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, as a Lagos High Court held that it lacked the ...

Mr. Austine Alegeh, SAN, has finally taken over the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA and this is time to put to work, all his electioneering promises for the bar, as lawyers in the country look up to ...

Chairman of Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Iyiola Oyedepo, was yesterday docked at an Ilorin High Court for alleged contempt of the court. The state chairman was absent at the court ...

Adamawa 2014: The battle of two lawmakers

Jibrilla is flying the All Progressives Congress, APC, flag, while Ahmadu Fintiri is on the ticket of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Adamu Fintir Both candidates are upcoming politicians as far as Adamawa ...

Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA —THE re-election bid of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State come 2016, received a boost as members of the state House of Assembly, yesterday, unanimously passed a vote of confidence ...

LAGOS State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Ade Ipaye has called on aspiring lawyers to at all times imbibe the ethics of the legal profession through character building, intelligence and personal ...

NBA Constitution The recent amendments to the NBA constitution were ratified at the AGM of the NBA on August 28, 2014, and it addressed issues that were topical at the time and have essentially served their purpose. ...

A highly respected British magazine, ‘’Newsweek” of April 8-15, 2013 edition named the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar as one of the ‘’125 women of impact” in the world. The ...

The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, held its annual general conference from August 24 to  29 in  Owerri, Imo State. In my humble opinion, the greatest task before the NBA and the new leadership is the restoration of ...

Olu Olugasa, an Engineer, is the managing director of Law Pavilion, a sprawling information technology outfit digitizing the law related processes and documents in the country and beyond. He had a session with ...

I’m an agent of change for NBA, says Alegeh

THE recent amendments to the NBA Constitution were ratified at the Annual General Meeting [AGM] of the NBA yesterday 28th of August, 2014. The said amendments addressed issues that were topical at the time and have ...