BREAKING: Not over for Uzor Kalu as EFCC sets for fresh, immediate retrial

All is not yet over for former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set for “a fresh and immediate retrial.”

Ex-Gov Kalu should face a fresh trial- Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment.

Introduction to Space Law by Anne Agi

Written by Anne Agi, LL.M, LL.B, B.L(Co-founder/Trustee, LEARNSPACE FOUNDATION) INTRODUCTION‘Oh look at the Moon, its shining so bright, oh Mother it looks like a lamp in the sky’.Well, folks, you may now happily tell your mothers, that apart from being ‘a lamp in the sky’, the Moon is […]

Virtual hearings: Lawyers must adapt to the ” new normal” – Dr Ajibade SAN

Managing Partner of SPA Ajibade & Co, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade,SAN,FCIArb has called on lawyers to adapt to the reality of virtual hearing of matters by court due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Speaking as a guest on Channels TV Sunrise Morning Show, the learned Silk opined that with […]

Know Your Traffic Rules and Safety Measures- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

1.Always obey the Traffic directions, as indicated by the Traffic Light,it is for your safety ! There is no need to be too in a hurry. Obey traffic Rules even if you are the one on the traffic ,it helps to build the system.2.Do not move from lane […]

NBA Benin Branch Bye-Laws; The Duty of Membership in the Forthcoming Branch Elections: An Appraisal- Dennis Osaretin, Esq.

The issuance of the robust electoral regulations and guidelines precisely on the 30th day of April, 2020. by the Professor Enabulele led electoral committee set up by the branch, signals the commencement of activities leading to the conduct of election into the various offices created by the Nigeria […]

Staying out of Trouble- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

It is so easy to stay out of trouble, but difficult to come out of it, the following are easy tips to stay out of trouble: 1.Do not offer lift to anybody at night, for any reason whatsoever.You could be offering lift to an armed robber or a […]

NBA Benin, the Lion Bar Disclaims Fake News Report on Appointment of Judges

The NBA Benin, the Lion Bar Disclaims a Fake News Report on Appointment of Judges The Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch (The Lion Bar), has disclaimed a fake news making the rounds about the appointment of Judges for the Edo State Judiciary. The NBA Benin in a Statement […]

The Tomorrow We Never Foresaw Has Come! Virtual Court Session in Edo State, to be or not to be- Dennis Osaretin Esq.

The writer, shall attempt to provoke some thoughts and spark some new innovative thinking about, how we run and manage our courts, in view of the unexpected realities, foisted on us and administration of justice systems in our jurisdictions. The term Innovation as described by Webster’s dictionary is—the […]

10 years after NBA- SBL crisis- A short focus on the three men who didn’t give up.

The NBA section on Business Law has grown to become the most vibrant section of the Nigerian Bar Association. It was started in 2004 under the leadership of Chief Wole Olanipekun as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association. In the next six years after it was established, […]

Killer driver sentenced to death in Lagos’ first virtual court sitting

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a driver, Olalekan Hameed, to death by hanging for the December 1, 2018 murder of Mrs Jolasun Okunsanya, 76, the mother of his employer, Adetayo. Justice Mojisola Dada delivered the judgment in the Lagos State Judiciary’s maiden virtual court […]

“RELAXATION or EXTENSION OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS IN NIGERIA: Why A Choice Must Be Made Between Two Necessary Evils.”

RELAXATION or EXTENSION OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS IN NIGERIA: A Choice Must Be Made Between Two Evil Options. (UdemsOpinion) ▪️Ancient philosophers and writers believed that one should opt for the lesser evil, when one had difficulties making a decision between two evils. ▪️According to them, there is always […]

El-Zakzaky, wife ask court to quash charges against them

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, have asked the Kaduna State High Court in Kaduna to quash the charges of murder of a soldier instituted against them by the state government.

Mortuary Operator, Attendant Arraigned In Ondo Court Over Missing Corpse

A mortuary operator and employee have been arraigned at a magistrate court sitting in Owo, Ondo State, over the missing corpse of a woman at the facility.

NBA Aba misled the NBA- Abia Chief of Staff

TEXT OF A PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE. PUTTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHTIN RE – NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) PRESS STATEMENT ON ONE EMPEROR OGBONNA My attention has been drawn to a press statement issued by Kunle Edun, the National Publicity […]