Sudan Says Ousted President to Stand Trial for Crackdown, Coup

Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial on charges related to the 1989 coup that brought him to power as well as a crackdown on the protests that eventually led to his ouster, the General Attorney said.

The Virus Is Changing How Lawyers Work. So What Can Law Firms Learn From It?

In just a few weeks, a legal industry that seemed cautiously optimistic about the year ahead changed its tone drastically, as law firm leaders quickly shifted focus to the new coronavirus—first complying with measures meant to limit its spread and then preparing for any number of potential economic […]

Dr Ajibade’s covid-19 center for Lawyers- WHO’s Advice on the use of masks.

Overview This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, […]

CORONAVIRUS: Rivers State Governor to Empower Farmers and Fishermen

CORONAVIRUS : GOVERNOR WIKE SETS ASIDE N2BILLION TO EMPOWER FARMERS AND FISHERMEN In a move to ensure that Rivers people don’t suffer during this trying period, the Rivers State Government has set aside N2BILLION for the launch of the State Farmer/Fisherman Empowerment Programme to purchase and distribute foodstuffs […]

Covid-19: Rivers State Records Another Case

Rivers State has recorded another positive case of the Coronavirus. The individual who returned to the state before the border closure had been under observation and self isolation since returning from an area affected by Corona Virus.

Proposal for Reduction in Number of Unnecessary Garnishees -Temple Kemka Amadi, Esq.

Garnishee proceedings is not new to the legal circle and litigants who have obtained executory judgments from any of the Courts in Nigeria. Nonetheless, it is regarded as one of the popular means of enforcing monetary judgments by judgment creditors. Despite the huge contributions of this legal procedural […]

NBA Ungoggo sets up Covid-19 palliative committee

The Nigerian Bar Association, Ungoggo Branch sets up a committee for the provision of palliative support materials for the Branch Young and vulnerable Lawyers with a view to cushion the effect of the Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic.

Friends of Olumide Akpata to sponsor food packs for Lagos Lawyers

The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association ,Lagos has announced plans to send food packs to Lawyers in the branch.According to the statement release on the NBA Lagos whatsapp group,the initiative is sponsored by the friends of Olumide Akpata.

Cuba: Opposition leader sentenced to house arrest after trial

In response to Cuba’s main opposition leader, José Daniel Ferrer García, being convicted today for “injuries” and “privation of liberty” and sentenced to four and a half years of house arrest, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, said:

“Knowing Dr Kole Abayomi”- Anthony Atata writes a nostalgic tribute

Before I begin this tribute to one of the greatest teachers of all time, I wish to brag that I am supposed to be the only person in the whole world with this picture of Dr Kole Abayomi attached (below) to this post. Relax, I will tell you […]

Message from the IBA President – Our actions in response to Covid-19

Dear friends, We are living in extraordinary times. I send you my sincerest greetings and profound wishes that you and your families are safe and well.As international lawyers – servants and agents of the global economy – we are witnessing our economy being closed down with unprecedented speed. […]

Pelosi announces House committee on corona virus crisis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced the creation of a new bipartisan House select committee on the corona virus crisis that will exercise oversight of the federal response to the pandemic and be chaired by Majority Whip Jim Clyburn.

NBA Benin Sets up Humanitarian Committee to provide palliative for Young Lawyers following the effect of Covid-19

The Statement from Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch Secretary, Pius I. Oiwoh Esq., reads: NOTICE TO MEMBERS With a view to cushioning the hardship of our young Lawyers, the Branch hereby inaugurates a Humanitarian Committee on Covid 19 Palliative for Young Lawyers. The Committee has the following persons:-

Dr Ajibade’s Covid-19 Center: WHO’s Public Health and Social Measures for the COVID-19 Pandemic

From World health Organisation (WHO) The purpose of this note is to outline public health and social measures useful for slowing or stopping the spread of COVID-19 at national or community level. Guidance for case finding and management, personal and environmental measures, travel measures, and mass gatherings is […]

EU warns Hungary not to flout democracy with coronavirus laws

The European Union warned Hungary on Tuesday that emergency measures adopted by its nationalist government to fight the coronavirus crisis must not undercut democracy