WHO urges greater COVID-19 vigilance in Africa as holidays near

Brazzaville, 19 November 2020 – With the end of year approaching and many African families planning get-togethers, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases. This comes as nearly 20 countries in the region experience an […]

Black Friday Sales: Get a website for your Law Firm now at 35k

This 2020 Black Friday, Notstreet International in partnership with The Grundnorm will build Law Firm websites for Lawyers/Law Firms who do not own a website in a new project named “Website for every Nigerian Law Firm” The cost of the website will be N35,000 (Thirty Five Thousand Naira) […]

A Short Guide on how to apply for a visa to join a partner in the UK

INTRODUCTION: The United Kingdom has introduced the FAMILY VISA which enables applicants to join and live with their spouse or partner, fiancé, fiancée or proposed civil partner, child, parent or relative who’ll provide long-term care for the applicant. This Visa is available to both applicants applying from outside […]

NBA Porthacourt constitutes Young Lawyers Forum Exco

The Nigerian Bar Association Porthacourt branch has constituted the Exco of the branch’s Young Lawyers Forum(YLF) The Chairman of the branch,Mr Prince Nyekwere announced the 10 member committee headed by Chinyere Nworah at the meeting of the branch yesterday which he presided for the first time after his […]

My approval for auction of seized vessels legal, Malami insists

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has justified the approval he gave to Omoh Jay Nig Ltd, a firm accused of stealing Crude Oil and Diesel, to auction seized vessels. The AGF, in a statement that was signed by his media […]

Macron names Castex as new French prime minister

Emmanuel Macron has named Jean Castex as his new prime minister . Mr Castex, who was appointed in April by Mr Macron to organise France’s exit from its coronavirus lockdown, is expected to have a lower political profile than his predecessor, the increasingly popular Edouard Philippe, who helped […]

Philippines: Dangerous anti-terror law yet another setback for human rights

Responding to news that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act into law, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Nicholas Bequelin, said: “Under Duterte’s presidency, even the mildest government critics can be labelled terrorists.

Lawyer withdraws support for Akpata over proposal to license Law Firm

A Lawyer Edoabasi Udo has publicly withdrawn his support for Olumide Akpata over his proposal to licence law firms before they are able to practice Law.According to a post he put up on social media, Akpata’s proposal will limit the prospects of smaller firms in the industry.His full […]

Umahi re-opens courts in Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Saturday directed the re-opening of courts in the state from tomorrow after being shut on June 19 following the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic.

Lawyers hail Dr Ajibade’s unequivocal response to Awomolo’s Statement

As the Statement credited to Adegboyega Awomolo SAN continues to unsettle the Legal community in Nigeria, many Lawyers have commended Dr Babatunde Ajibade on his response disagreeing with his brother silk.A statement purportedly made by Adegboyega Awomolo SAN calling on Senior Advocates of Nigeria to close ranks to […]

Hong Kong Lawyers Warn China’s Security Law Will Erode Legal Autonomy

Senior Hong Kong officials lined up in recent days to defend China’s national security law for the territory that Beijing is poised to approve next Tuesday, even though none said they had seen the official legislation that would mark the most significant change to the city’s governance in […]

Elton John’s ex-wife Renate Blauel launches legal action against singer

Sir Elton John’s ex-wife, Renate Blauel, has launched legal proceedings against the singer at the high court, in a rare intervention by a woman who has been avoiding publicity for decades.

The Grundnorm editor congratulates Prince Nyekwere as he emerges as NBA PH Chair

Chiny Nworah,the editor of the Grundnorm has congratulated Mr Prince Nyekwere on his success at the polls as he becomes the new chair of the Nigerian Bar Association, Porthacourt. She urged him to keep his campaign promises and take the branch to greater heights

The dynamics in the NBA 2020 elections are changing lately in favour of one candidate- This is why

The Dynamics of the NBA elections are changing as the D-Day emerges in the horizon. The major effect of Covid-19 to the process is that contestants are no longer embarking on the journey of moving around the country to tacitly campaign. This has not just saved money, it […]

Why Lagos is enacting Victims Right Law’

LAGOS State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has said the state would enact a Victims Right Law to enable victims of crimes, including those of gunshot, to receive urgent medical attention.