CBN to sanction banks hoarding new notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has vowed to sanction any commercial bank hoarding the new naira notes from the public. According to CBN, from Thursday (today), monitoring of commercial banks will commence, in order to know those who are not giving the new naira notes to customers.

INEC extends PVC collection deadline

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) until Sunday 29th January 2023. Recall that INEC had earlier fixed the collection deadline as Sunday, 22nd January, 2023. But following a meeting on Thursday, INEC said it has pushed […]

We have 44m females, 49m males registered voters – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has disclosded that voter distribution for the 2023 general revealed that 44,414,846 registered voters are females, while 49,054,162 are males.

Industrial Court dismisses N42m entitlement claim against APC

The Presiding Judge, Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court, Hon. Justice Osat Obaseki-Osaghae has dismissed a Forty-Two Million (N42m) entitlement claim filed by aides to the former National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Chris Owoicho and 15 Others against the party for lack […]

Lawyers Table Tennis Open( Mfon Usoro cup)Victoria Emeghebo defeats the greatest of all time.

Oladapo Ajila has won the 2022 Lawyers Table Tennis Open( Mfon Usoro cup) defeating Yahaya Olarewaju in a fierce final match.

The NBA General Secretary Elect, Adesinq Adegbite (AA) Specially Welcome Delegates To The 62nd NBA AGC Holding In Lagos State

I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to all distinguished delegates to the NBA Annual General Conference (2022) taking place at the Centre of Excellence, from 19th to 26th August, 2022.

Excitement as Olabisi Makanjuola donates Jerseys,football and training materials to NBA Lagos female team

The NBA Lagos female team began a robust training today in preparation for the female soccer event at the Annual General Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association coming up later this month from 18th to 26th of August.

PDP Board of Trustees fails to resolve Atiku/Wike rift

The feud between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike deepened yesterday. The Board of Trustees (BoT) rejected Wike’s supporters’ demand for the resignation of the National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu.

Nigeria’s budget deficit hits N30.58tn in seven years

Budget deficit has risen to at least N30.58tn in the last seven years. This is according to data from budget implementation reports for the third and fourth quarters of 2015; the four quarters of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; the first three quarters of 2021; and the first […]

Military remains neutral, fair to all – Commander

The Commander, Operation Safe Haven, Major General Ibrahim Ali, has said the the military will remain neutral and fair to all in securing the nation. OPSH is a multi task force in charge of security of lives and properties in Plateau, Bauchi and parts of southern Kaduna.

Anti-corruption: ICPC lauds MDAs’ transparency units’ contributions

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye SAN, has hailed the contributions of the Anti-corruption and Transparency Units of various Ministries, Departments and Agencies in their efforts to tame corruption in the public service.

Pay rise: FG excludes state varsities, ASUU kicks

The industrial dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities may worsen following the insistence of the Federal Ministry of Education that its proposed agreement with the union will not be binding on state universities.

NBA Statement On The Resignation The NBA National Election Appeals Committee.

Dear Colleagues, You will recall that in preparation for the elections into the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), and the Executive Committee of various NBA Branches, the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association had constituted the NBA Election Appeal Committees for the NBA National […]

Akpata’s Own Law of Recusal By Tooni Bamisaye

It has become imperative that the letter written by Mr. Olumide Akpata requesting that one of his predecessors in office who is also one of the undisputed leading lights of the legal profession, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN recuses himself as the chairman of the Body of Benchers (BOB) […]

The Media Trial Of Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN And Ms. Adekunbi Ogunde: Desecration OF Sacred Cardinal Rules Of Justice And Fair Hearing.

The attention of the Governing Council of Egbe Amofin O’odua: (The Yoruba Lawyers’ Forum) has been drawn to the calls on Chief Wole Olanipekun,SAN to recuse himself as the Chairman of Body of Benchers by some commentators and groups in the Legal profession.