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.

Ethiopian Airlines delivers Jack Ma Foundation COVID-19 medical kits to Nigeria

Following the lifting of restrictions on cargo flights into Nigeria by the Federal Government, an Ethiopian Airlines freighter landed today at the cargo terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 3.20 pm on Tuesday, March 24, to deliver medical supplies from the Jack Ma Foundation.

Corona Virus: Olaniwun Ajayi Lawyers to work remotely from home

The Grundnorm has obtained a notice by Olaniwun Ajayi Law Firm, advising lawyers in the Lagos office to work from home starting from Tuesday 24th of March 2020. The notice titled “COVID-19: Our Commitment to your Health and Safety” states as follows:

Sanwo-Olu orders closure of Lagos markets not selling essential commodities

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the closure of all markets not selling essential commodities such as medical supplies, water, foodstuff amongst others. The closure, which is effective Thursday, March 26, is not unconnected to efforts to curtail the community transmission of coronavirus.

Covid-19: Dr Paul Ananaba SAN & co Law Firm shuts down – Lawyers to work from home

As the scourge of Covid-19 continues to spread across the country,some Law firms are shutting down to work remotely from home in line with the recommendations of health experts.

Vote buyers not fit to lead NBA, says Okutepa SAN

A SENIOR Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) J.S. Okutepa has warned that any lawyer who buys voters’ conscience, is not fit to lead the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Coronavirus: Wike announces closure of Public Parks, Night Clubs, Cinemas

In furtherance of the commitment of the Rivers State Government to protect residents of the state, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday announced that beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, all public parks, night clubs and cinemas will remain closed till further notice. In a State Broadcast on Monday, […]

UK Justice ministry urged to limit court hearings to most urgent

Pressure is growing on the Ministry of Justice to limit criminal court hearings to urgent cases only as restrictions on social gatherings and movement become tougher.

Manhattan lawyer dies of coronavirus after saying he was improving

A 57-year-old partner at a New York- and New Jersey-based law firm has died of complications from the coronavirus – two days after he wrote in an email that he was improving, according to a report.

Corona Virus: We need to protect ourselves: Dr Ajibade

CORONA VIRUS – WE NEED TO PROTECT OURSELVES- Dr Babatunde Ajibade In the past few weeks we have seen an increasing spread of COVID-19, also known as Corona Virus, to a pandemic level. Prior to this time, it seemed to be a distant phenomenon but recently, it has […]

Nigeria Reports 10 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Abuja

Nigeria now has 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the nation’s health minister confirmed on Saturday. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 22.