FG Commits to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to end impunity for crimes against members of the public, including journalists. Malami made this known in his message commemorating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against […]

Long Williams writes Governor Wike

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE, CHIEF NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS AFRICA 1st November, 2020 Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, GSSRS, P.O.S AFRICAExecutive Governor ofRivers State. Sir,OYIBGO LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL CURFEWA CALL FOR COMPASSIONI condemn in very strong terms the unwarranted and wanton […]

Inter Religious Council Urges FG to Resolve Crisis

The Nigerian Inter Religious Council (NIREC) has asked the Federal Government to immediately take measures to bring a quick and peaceful resolution to the current wave of protests by Nigerian youths over alleged bad governance and police brutality. The council also warned that soldiers and other security personnel […]

Groups Task National Assembly on Electoral Reform, 2021 Budget

Peoples Life Improvement Foundation (PLIF) has blamed the fraudulent electoral system and bad leadership in Nigeria for the protests, which have turned bloody. It challenged the National Assembly and the presidency to immediately sign into law the amended Electoral Act to bring about good governance. The National Publicity […]

The Lekki Massacre- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

Armless citizens at the tolls ,Trying to keep the Rulers on their toes ,Covering the events on their phones ,But the Rulers are only concerned about the Polls . Celebraties were there with their fans ,They hand no guns to bare their fangs ,They had just the Nigerian […]

The Leadership of NBA Port Harcourt Condemns the Destruction of the High Court Building in Oyigbo

Press Release The leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port Harcourt Branch condemns in its strongest terms the brazen and wanton destruction of the High Court building and other amenities in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State by cretins who now appear to have hijacked the otherwise […]

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Eight New Supreme Court Justices

The Senate on Tuesday approved and confirmed the appointments of eight Supreme Court justices The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) had through a letter read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, penultimate week, asked the Senate to approve the appointment of the eight justices. Buhari […]

IPOB: FG Approves N654m to Monitor Frequencies in South-East

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved N654 million for the deployment of hybrid spectrum monitoring system targeting illegal frequencies in the southern part of the country especially, the South East This is coming on the heels of the growing agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, […]

Ondo Election will Be Free, Fair, Credible, Buhari Assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave assurances that next Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State would be free, fair and credible. Buhari spoke virtually yesterday at the grand finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship election campaign held at the Akure Township Stadium in Ondo State. He promised […]

Africa to Harmonise Laws for Data Protection, Digital Economy

Nigeria and other African nations have developed a framework that would harmonise laws on data protection and digital economy across the continent. Lead, Regulations, Monitoring and Compliance, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Olufemi Daniel, revealed this during the Investigations, Compliance, and Ethics (ICE) September final series by […]

US Arbitration Tribunal Frees Nigeria of $1.5bn Liability

Nigeria has again won another international legal battle as the United States-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute ordered Inter Ocean Oil Company to pay the federal government $660,129.87 as reimbursement of its share of the arbitration costs incurred in the proceedings. The latest victory is coming […]

Hurray, its the President’s Birthday and EBF Celebrates

Today marks the birthday of a fine, humble, amiable, bold and loving gentleman. A passionate believer in the spirit, tenets and ideals of the Nigerian Bar Association. One time Chairman of NBA Section on Business Law. A senior partner in Templars, one of the leading law firms in […]

NUPENG, PENGASSAN to Commence Total Shut Down of Company’s Operations Following Sack of 600 Nigerian Employees

Labour unions in the oil and gas sector have directed their members in Chevron Nigeria Limited to commence a total shut down of the company’s operations following the sack of 600 Nigerian employees and other anti-Labour practices by the management of the company. The Unions, National Union of […]

Agbakoba Urges Buhari to Harness N7tn Revenue in Maritime Sector

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to explore the maritime sector as well as review Nigeria’s trade facilitation and land administration laws in his renewed effort to shore up the country’s […]

Report Alleges High-Level Money Laundering in Nigeria’s Real Estate Sector

A new report released by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, (CISLAC) has alleged high-level money laundering in real estate sector, revealing how corrupt Nigerians engage estate firms to conceal illicit funds.The report coordinated by CISLAC, an affiliate to the Transparency International (TI), had contributions from Economic and Financial […]