NBA Lagos football team to play a friendly match with Royal 77

In preparation for the NBA-AGC, the football team of the Nigerian Bar Association Lagos branch will play a friendly match with Royal 77 football club on Tuesday at Methodist college football pitch Sinari Daramijo street, Victoria Island,Lagos at 4pm.

Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications

Tributes are being paid to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died of Covid-19 complications aged 84. The former top military officer died on Monday morning, his family said. He was fully vaccinated. Powell became the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican […]

Pauline Tallen, Anthony Atata,Ene Obi, Anthony Ojukwu,Vetty Agala for AWLA webinar today

Oluwatoyin Falaiye will be the key note speaker at the African Women Lawyers Association- Nigeria( AWLA-NIGERIA) webinar that kicks off at 2pm today. Nigerian Time.The theme of the webinar is “Choose to Challenge- Harnessing the Potentials of the African Woman.”Efe Etomi the President of AWLA-NIGERIA is the Chief […]

COVID-19 test compulsory for FCTA workers

All Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) are to submit themselves for the COVID-19 test, a circular issued by the FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat has stated. The circular, a copy obtained by The Nation, indicated that the directive followed the permanent secretary’s order during […]

Seizure of Okorocha’s properties: Court dismisses appeal filed by Imo, others

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Wednesday, dismissed the appeal filed by the Attorney General of Imo State and forty others challenging the ruling of an Owerri Federal High Court, which granted Senator Rochas Okorocha the leave to amend processes filed before the Court. Presiding Judge […]

AN EXPOSE ON THE NEXUS BETWEEN THE RIGHT TO LIVELIHOOD AND THE RIGHT TO LIFE: A NIGERIAN LABOUR FORCE VIEWPOINT BY ERIC KELECHI IKE-NWEMEM ESQ.(LL.B, B.L)

The believe that a being has the right to live and in particular should not be deprived of it by another entity including the government is what we generally refer to as the “Right to life”. Article 6 of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights made […]

Funke Adekoya,Funmi Oluyede ,Mfon Usoro,Efe Etomi,Abimbola Akeredolu,Theodora Kio Lawson,Joyce Oduah make Courtroom Mail 100 African women Lawyers 2021

Ashenafi Meaza the founder of Ethiopian Women Association and the lawyer behind the movie “Dufret” is the cover personality in Courtroom Mail 100 African Lawyers 2021. Courtroom Mail in the past four years has been honouring distinguished African women Lawyers on International women’s day. Starting from 5 lawyers […]

Anthony Atata applauds Akpata’s committees urges another committee on sexual harrassment and bullying in the legal profession.

The former Chair of International Bar Association – African Region in a telephone conversation with some Law reporters has commended the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata on the robust committees he announced and urged that a specific committee on Sexual harrasment and bullying in […]

Supreme Court to Deliver Judgment in Rivers APC tussle March 5

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, fixed March 5, for judgment in the Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee Chairmanship suit. A chieftain of the APC, Igo Aguma, filed the suit against the Court of Appeal judgment that set aside the decision of the High Court, which had […]

Breaking: Senate Confirms Bawa as EFCC Chairman

THE Senate on Wednesday confirmed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). The confirmation was a sequel to the question and answer session that lasted two hours where Bawa was asked questions from over 14 Senators at the Hallowed Chamber. […]

Lagos #ENDSARS Panel Summons IGP

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Restitution and Inquiry set up to investigate cases of police brutality, especially involving officers of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Adamu. The IGP was summoned over a case involving one Adewale Adewuyi, a petitioner whose […]

UPDATED: Senate Confirms Buratai, other ex-service chiefs as Ambassadors

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. Their confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa. Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm […]

Private Depot Owners Collaborate with NSCDC to check pipeline vandalism

The Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has in collaboration with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) inaugurated a security surveillance team in Benin City, Edo state to check incidences of pipeline vandalism across oil installation and oil pipeline routes. The […]

Power: NDPHC to Export 70MW of Electricity to Republic of Togo

The management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, has disclosed that the company has entered a bilateral agreement with the Republic of Togo to supply the country with 70 Megawatt, MW, of electricity under the Power Purchase Agreement, PPA. The NDPHC, which said the expected power […]

FG: Governors to have final say on Petrol Price hike, meet Thursday

THE final decision on petrol pump price increase will be taken by the 36 states governors at their meeting on Thursday, the Federal Government has said. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige disclosed this Sunday night after a bipartite meeting of the Federal Government and […]