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.

Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81

American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died aged 81. A family representative said he “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes”.

Edechime’s Leadership and Unifying role is an enduring legacy- Dr Babatunde Ajibade

Today, I joined family, friends and colleagues to pay my last respect to late Mr. James Nnabuike Edechime in his hometown of Mmaku, Enugu State at his funeral.

Supreme court gives 2-year suspension for lawyer who forged signatures of judge and clerk

The Kansas Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer, who forged the signatures of a judge and a clerk, for two years. In its Feb. 28 opinion, the court said its suspension of Laurel Kupka, who worked as an associate at Payne & Jones in Overland Park, Kansas, is […]

Covid-19 -Nigerian Law School Suspends Academic Activities

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigerian Law School Thursday said it would suspend academic activities from Monday, March 23, 2020 for four weeks.

Delhi bus gang-rape convicts to hang on Friday: Lawyer

Four men convicted of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a New Delhi student are set to be executed on Friday, the victim’s lawyer said after a court dismissed a last-minute petition to delay the hangings.

Norway lawyers hit back at ‘undemocratic’ coronavirus law

Some of Norway’s leading lawyers, including the celebrated defender of the mass killer Anders Breivik, have come forward to condemn proposals for a new coronavirus law giving the government enormous emergency powers.

Alhaji Yallilo’s dedication to the development of the profession will remain indelible- Dr Ajibade

I received with sadness the news of the passing of Alhaji Kabir Umar Yallilo, the former chairman of NBA, Katsina Branch.