New York Senate Votes To Repeal Law That Kept Police Records Secret

New York’s Senate passed a bill Tuesday to repeal a stringent statute in the state’s civil code that prohibits the release of all personnel records used to evaluate police officers’ performance without permission from the officer or a judge.

Petitions besiege NBA Ikeja branch over two members of election committee

Two lawyers in Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association have written to the Chairman of the branch,Mr Dele Oloke to challenge the appointment of Mr Chibuzor Aguocha and Mary Eluwa into the election committee tasked with conducting the 30th June branch elections.

Sanwo-Olu orders closure of Lagos markets not selling essential commodities

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the closure of all markets not selling essential commodities such as medical supplies, water, foodstuff amongst others. The closure, which is effective Thursday, March 26, is not unconnected to efforts to curtail the community transmission of coronavirus.

Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81

American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died aged 81. A family representative said he “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes”.

Edechime’s Leadership and Unifying role is an enduring legacy- Dr Babatunde Ajibade

Today, I joined family, friends and colleagues to pay my last respect to late Mr. James Nnabuike Edechime in his hometown of Mmaku, Enugu State at his funeral.

Supreme court gives 2-year suspension for lawyer who forged signatures of judge and clerk

The Kansas Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer, who forged the signatures of a judge and a clerk, for two years. In its Feb. 28 opinion, the court said its suspension of Laurel Kupka, who worked as an associate at Payne & Jones in Overland Park, Kansas, is […]

Norway lawyers hit back at ‘undemocratic’ coronavirus law

Some of Norway’s leading lawyers, including the celebrated defender of the mass killer Anders Breivik, have come forward to condemn proposals for a new coronavirus law giving the government enormous emergency powers.

Alhaji Yallilo’s dedication to the development of the profession will remain indelible- Dr Ajibade

I received with sadness the news of the passing of Alhaji Kabir Umar Yallilo, the former chairman of NBA, Katsina Branch.

Enugu Friends of Babatunde Ajibade hold a hangout this evening

The friends of Dr Babatunde Ajibade will this evening hold a hangout in Enugu tagged “An evening with Dr Babatunde Ajibade SAN.”

Nigeria places travel ban on China, Italy, US, UK, nine others

The Federal Government on Wednesday placed a travel ban on 13 high-risk Coronavirus countries.

Lawyers secure first known coronavirus High Court order

Lawyers say they have secured the first court direction related to coronavirus in a civil legal case.

Five things that will not count in the 2020 NBA Presidential election

As the 2020 NBA election heats up, like in previous elections, the dynamics will continue to change as the D-Day draws closer. Alignments and realignments will continue even up to the day of the election. The Universal Suffrage introduced in the NBA elections in 2015 has remarkably changed […]

Pastor Bakare, El-Rufai visit Sanusi in Lagos

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, and Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly visited the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, in Lagos on Saturday.

Trump tests negative for coronavirus, White House says

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the White House.

Coronavirus emergency law enacted

Japan’s Diet has enacted a law that will enable the prime minister to declare a state of emergency to help contain the coronavirus outbreak.