NBA Lagos football team to play a friendly match with Royal 77

In preparation for the NBA-AGC, the football team of the Nigerian Bar Association Lagos branch will play a friendly match with Royal 77 football club on Tuesday at Methodist college football pitch Sinari Daramijo street, Victoria Island,Lagos at 4pm.

Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications

Tributes are being paid to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died of Covid-19 complications aged 84. The former top military officer died on Monday morning, his family said. He was fully vaccinated. Powell became the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican […]

Pauline Tallen, Anthony Atata,Ene Obi, Anthony Ojukwu,Vetty Agala for AWLA webinar today

Oluwatoyin Falaiye will be the key note speaker at the African Women Lawyers Association- Nigeria( AWLA-NIGERIA) webinar that kicks off at 2pm today. Nigerian Time.The theme of the webinar is “Choose to Challenge- Harnessing the Potentials of the African Woman.”Efe Etomi the President of AWLA-NIGERIA is the Chief […]

COVID-19 test compulsory for FCTA workers

All Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) are to submit themselves for the COVID-19 test, a circular issued by the FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat has stated. The circular, a copy obtained by The Nation, indicated that the directive followed the permanent secretary’s order during […]

Seizure of Okorocha’s properties: Court dismisses appeal filed by Imo, others

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Wednesday, dismissed the appeal filed by the Attorney General of Imo State and forty others challenging the ruling of an Owerri Federal High Court, which granted Senator Rochas Okorocha the leave to amend processes filed before the Court. Presiding Judge […]

Funke Adekoya,Funmi Oluyede ,Mfon Usoro,Efe Etomi,Abimbola Akeredolu,Theodora Kio Lawson,Joyce Oduah make Courtroom Mail 100 African women Lawyers 2021

Ashenafi Meaza the founder of Ethiopian Women Association and the lawyer behind the movie “Dufret” is the cover personality in Courtroom Mail 100 African Lawyers 2021. Courtroom Mail in the past four years has been honouring distinguished African women Lawyers on International women’s day. Starting from 5 lawyers […]

Anthony Atata applauds Akpata’s committees urges another committee on sexual harrassment and bullying in the legal profession.

The former Chair of International Bar Association – African Region in a telephone conversation with some Law reporters has commended the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata on the robust committees he announced and urged that a specific committee on Sexual harrasment and bullying in […]

EFCC closes prosecution’s case unexpectedly in Usoro’s case

In a surprising twist today,the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC unexpectedly closed the prosecution’s case in the trial ofthe former President of the Nigerian Bar Association– MrPaul Usoro who is undergoing a trial for receiving his legal fees from Akwa Ibom State government which the EFCC alleges […]

ICPC arraigns 2 FRSC officials over extortion of motorists

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), over alleged extortion of motorists and gratification. In a 2-count charge brought before Justice H. Aprioku of the Rivers State High Court 11 sitting in Port Harcourt, […]

NIN remains the only means of Identity recognised by law- Communication Minister

The Minister  of Communications  and Digital  Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ali Pantami  has called on all Nigerian citizens  and legal residents to key into the ongoing National Identity enrolment exercise as the National  Identity Number, NIN remains the only recognised means of Identity  recognised by law.

FG to build three new sea ports – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would construct three new sea ports across the country, no nation can celebrate efficient transportation without good sea ports. The Minister dislcosed this while delivering the 2021 Founders’ Lecture, at  the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, […]

Obono-Obla, Two Others Arraigned for Alleged N19.9m Fraud

Chairman of the now disbanded Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, was on Friday arraigned alongside two others before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja over allegations bordering on fraud.

JUST IN: Supreme Court fixes March 12 for judgment in ex-Gov Dariye’s appeal

The Judgment in the appeal by the former governor of Plateau State has scheduled for March 12 ,2021 by the Supreme Court. The court chose the date on Thursday after taking final arguments from lawyers representing parties.

I didn’t defect to APC over presidential ambition- Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi made it clear today at an APC stakeholders meeting that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for presidency in 2023.Insisting that he did not negotiate with anyone for the top Job.

Somali Military Executes Three Al-Shabab Militant Group Members

The Somali military executed three members of the Al-Shabab militant group who were convicted of several killings in the capital Mogadishu.