IBA condemns disbarment of Zambian Constitutional lawyer John Sangwa

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) condemns the persecution and disbarment of prominent Zambian Constitutional lawyer John Sangwa SC, on 13 March 2020. Following an alleged complaint of professional misconduct by the country’s judiciary to the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ), the judiciary’s Acting Chief Registrar […]

Why you need to wash your fruit and vegetables with SOAP:

A virologist has confirmed that ‘every surface is a hazard’ when it comes to COVID-19 and supermarket customers should be particularly mindful of the loose fruit and vegetables in the store. Associate professor at the University of Sydney, Timothy Newsome, specialises in infection, vaccines and virology, so has […]

Breaking: British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Corona Virus

Boris Johnson today announced he is suffering from coronavirus. The Prime Minister said he had tested positive for the disease, after being advised by Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty to get checked as the outbreak spreads across the country.

BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses APC’s application, affirms Matawalle as Zamfara gov

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application of the All Progressives Congress seeking to review the judgement on Zamfara governorship election.

Dr Ajibade opens Covid-19 Center to inform lawyers

Dr Babatunde Ajibade has opened a Covid -19 center via a link to properly update lawyers with authentic information on Covid-19. This is indeed a welcome development as people all over the world have found themselves at the center of fake news on covid-19. The link will monitor […]

Appeal Court affirms Orji Kalu’s conviction for stealing Abia funds

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed an appeal filed by Slok Nigeria Limited challenging the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which convicted former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor-Kalu.

Husband catches lawyer wife having an affair with a Senior colleague- Goes on internet

A jilted husband has taken to the internet in search of legal advice after catching what he claims is his junior barrister wife having an affair with a QC at work.

Governor Nyesom Wike gives further directives on Covid-19 as Rivers records first case

A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020 My Dear Good People of Rivers State, Twenty-four hours ago, I told you about the new measures we have put in place to keep our people safe from Coronavirus. The […]

NBA Lagos treasurer releases guidelines on payment of branch dues

The Treasurer of Nigerian Bar Association ,Lagos branch Foluke Akinmoladun has released guidelines for the payment of the branch dues and obtaining of receipts in preparation for the temporary closure of the branch secretariat owing to Covid-19

COVID-19: NRC shuts Lagos-Ogun train services

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Lagos-Ogun Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) with effect from Wednesday evening.

1 case of Covid-19 in Rivers, 4 more confirmed across Nigeria

Nigeria Center for Disease Control has announced an additional five new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

Understanding the steps involved in the online payment of Bar Practicing Fee

Stemming from the frequently asked questions from members on the NBA’s online payment options, I’ll attempt to run through the practical steps to paying the Bar Practising Fee via the newly revamped NBA Website.​ ​

Signing Wills on the Hood of a Porsche: Estate Lawyers Improvise

The rising death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is prompting more people, from young health care professionals to the elderly, to prepare their wills in a hurry — a task being complicated by social distancing and fear of catching the bug.

Israeli speaker resigns under pressure from High Court

The speaker of Israel’s Knesset resigned from the post Wednesday under pressure from the nation’s top court to to get back to work and schedule a vote to find his replacement.

Coronavirus: Wike Closes All Borders, Bans Open Worship, Weddings And Burials

In a move to check the spread of coronavirus to Rivers State, the State Government on Wednesday announced that air, sea and land routes into the state will be closed to traffic, beginning 6pm, Thursday, March 26, 2020.