IPOB: FG Approves N654m to Monitor Frequencies in South-East

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved N654 million for the deployment of hybrid spectrum monitoring system targeting illegal frequencies in the southern part of the country especially, the South East This is coming on the heels of the growing agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, […]

Ondo Election will Be Free, Fair, Credible, Buhari Assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave assurances that next Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State would be free, fair and credible. Buhari spoke virtually yesterday at the grand finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship election campaign held at the Akure Township Stadium in Ondo State. He promised […]

Africa to Harmonise Laws for Data Protection, Digital Economy

Nigeria and other African nations have developed a framework that would harmonise laws on data protection and digital economy across the continent. Lead, Regulations, Monitoring and Compliance, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Olufemi Daniel, revealed this during the Investigations, Compliance, and Ethics (ICE) September final series by […]

US Arbitration Tribunal Frees Nigeria of $1.5bn Liability

Nigeria has again won another international legal battle as the United States-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute ordered Inter Ocean Oil Company to pay the federal government $660,129.87 as reimbursement of its share of the arbitration costs incurred in the proceedings. The latest victory is coming […]

Hurray, its the President’s Birthday and EBF Celebrates

Today marks the birthday of a fine, humble, amiable, bold and loving gentleman. A passionate believer in the spirit, tenets and ideals of the Nigerian Bar Association. One time Chairman of NBA Section on Business Law. A senior partner in Templars, one of the leading law firms in […]

NUPENG, PENGASSAN to Commence Total Shut Down of Company’s Operations Following Sack of 600 Nigerian Employees

Labour unions in the oil and gas sector have directed their members in Chevron Nigeria Limited to commence a total shut down of the company’s operations following the sack of 600 Nigerian employees and other anti-Labour practices by the management of the company. The Unions, National Union of […]

Agbakoba Urges Buhari to Harness N7tn Revenue in Maritime Sector

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to explore the maritime sector as well as review Nigeria’s trade facilitation and land administration laws in his renewed effort to shore up the country’s […]

Report Alleges High-Level Money Laundering in Nigeria’s Real Estate Sector

A new report released by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, (CISLAC) has alleged high-level money laundering in real estate sector, revealing how corrupt Nigerians engage estate firms to conceal illicit funds.The report coordinated by CISLAC, an affiliate to the Transparency International (TI), had contributions from Economic and Financial […]

CBN, ABCON in FX Market Regulatory, Control Roles

In recent years, the Bureaux De Change (BDCs) have supported Nigeria’s growth agenda, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) commitment to exchange rate stability and regulation for the industry. They have played stabilizing roles in the retail end of the nation’s foreign exchange market. Against the backdrop of […]

Presidency to Nigerians: Beware of People Smarting from Suspended Labour Strike

The Presidency has alerted Nigerians on the activities of those it described as anarchists who are bent on causing social discontent among law-abiding citizens sequel to the suspension of industrial action by the organised labour. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, […]

Rivers State & The Idiom of Throwing Away The Baby With The Bath Water

Thomas Hobbes sometimes known as Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, 5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy. Hobbes is best known for his 1651 book Leviathan, in which he expounds an influential formulation of […]

From The Publicity HUB, NBA Benin

Dear Colleagues, The Association of Real Estate And Property Managers paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Council of the Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch. The delegation was led by the Chairman of the Association, Mr. Ebuetse Phillip. They were well received by the branch Chairman, Mr. Pius […]

Law reforms to Reflect Dynamism, Realities, says Malami

Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday, said the Federal Government was ensuring that the Nigerian legal system reflected the nation’s existence with respect to dynamism and contemporary realities. He said the country’s legislative and legal frameworks were developed from some inherited […]

Nigerian Nominee Ishaq Bello Ranked Low Amongst 20 Contenders for ICC Job

Justice Ishaq Bello, the only Nigerian nominated for election to the International Criminal Court (ICC) jury in 2020, may have fluffed the country’s chances after a poor performance in the assessment exercise. The ICC, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, prosecutes international crimes, crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide, […]

NBA CAC Task-Force: Ease of Doing Business Survey

Dear Colleagues, The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata recently constituted an 8-member Presidential Taskforce, Chaired by Mr. Ayuli Jemide, to look into the repeated complaints from Legal Practitioners with respect to service delivery at Branches of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) across the […]