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 […]

Lawschoolclass.com to open on 4th of May

The Grundnorm,a law and society online news media will officially open lawschoolclass.com on the 4th of May 2020. According to Chiny Nworah, the editor of The Grundnorm, law school classes are becoming increasingly influencial in the legal profession around the world,thus a need to harmonise different classes together […]

Know Your Covid-19 Regulations: Rights and Obligations- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to Government imposing some Regulations. The enforcement of same however has thrown up some challenges. The Following are your COVID-19 Regulations Rights and Obligations. 1.If any body claims to be an Enforcer of the COVID-19 Regulations,request politely to see his or her ID […]

Renewal of NBA Members’ Life Assurance

28 April 2020 NBA MEMBERS’ LIFEASSURANCE SCHEME RENEWAL We are pleased to announce the renewal of the Life Assurance Scheme (“Life Scheme” or “Scheme”) for NBA Members who had, as at 31 March 2020 paid their Bar Practice Fees (“BPF”) for Year 2020. Our Partner for the Scheme […]

Cumulative Lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJAMONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 Fellow Nigerians I will start by commending […]

Governor Wike Announces Lockdown of some Parts of Port Harcourt

GOVERNOR WIKE ANNOUNCES THE Lockdown of parts of PORT HARCOURT AND OBIO /AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS •to inaugurate Task Force on Border Closure Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced a lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas in view of the failure […]

NBA Yenagoa Gives Palliatives to Members

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Yenagoa Branch under the Leadership of Felix Okorotie, Esq., earlier today, commenced the disbursement of financial palliatives to interested and deserving Members to flatten the curve the Covid-19 pandemic has posed following the skeletal operation of Courts and the inhibitions placed on other […]

Buhari to Address Nigerians

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI SPEAKS TO THE NATION President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8pm. Television, radio and other electronic media stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio […]

Covid 19- 406 Ethnic Groups Calls for measures to Curb Viral Spread

URGENT PRESS RELEASE 26TH APRIL, 2020. 406 ETHNIC YOUTH GROUPS CALL FOR AN URGENT MEASURES TO CURB THE SPIRAL SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN NIGERIA; CAUTION THE PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE AND GOVERNORS ON FURTHER EXTENSION OF LOCK DOWN AND URGENT NEED FOR TOTAL WELFARE IN 7 DAYS. With a […]

NJC approves the appointment of 70 Judges- See full list

The National Judicial Council has approved the appointment of 70 judges to different courts in Nigeria. Details of the appointment were sent to PREMIUM TIMES, on Sunday, by the NJC spokesperson, Soji Oye. Four of the judges were appointed as heads of important courts in Nigeria. These are […]

Funding the Nigerian Police- Douglas Ogbankwa, Esq.

Funding the Nigerian Police – By Douglas Ogbankwa Esq. Nigeria appears to be the only Country in the World, where the Police arrests before investigation commences. Reason:There are no resources available for the Police to operate. An average Nigerian Police Man in his job is like a National […]

Excelling as a Young Lawyer- Douglas Ogbankwa, Esq.

Excelling as a Young Lawyer . By :Douglas Ogbankwa Esq. You can not be bigger than the System that made you you. This Statement above ,attributable to my humble self ,aptly captures the essence of this article. Law as a Profession is highly regimental in nature .The time […]

High Court Rejects Plea to Block Trump Immigration Rule During Pandemic

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court rejected Friday pleas from liberal-leaning states and local governments to block a Trump administration policy that penalizes immigrants for seeking public benefits during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia state appoints Okonjo Iweala,Arunma Oteh into Covid-19 Economic Advisory Committee

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD has approved the constitution of the Abia State Post COVID-19 Economic Advisory Committee. The Membership of the Committee is as follows-

Dying Digitally… By Anne Agi

DYING…..DIGITALLY AND THE LAW Written by Anne Agi INTRODUCTION We all have online lives, you know – our other homes: The ones on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo etc. Personally, I love my Facebook account as well as my twitter handle. Many of my most robust […]