Governments, especially the executive arm, tend to forget that it is the rule of law that makes it possible, in the first place, to define what national security is. They think national security is what the man or woman in power says it is…
Nigeria Bar Association
It is unfortunate that the most important statement made so far at the ongoing Annual Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association, an outright derogation of the supremacy of the rule of law, has not yet generated any coherent response from…
The commentary of President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of this year’s Nigeria Bar Association Annual Conference in Abuja to the effect that national interest supersedes the rule of law and fundamental human rights delivers yet another…
The reconstitution of the Tribunals is in accordance with Section 2(1) of the Fifth Schedule of the Federal Inland Revenue Service Establishment Act
This was revealed by a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association and one of the activists that fought for the revalidation of the election, Chief Olisa Agbakoba, in an interview with Saturday PUNCH
Bagudu said at the 2018 Law Week organised by the state branch of NBA in Birnin Kebbi on Monday that in spite of efforts to stem corruption, it is still being regarded as part of the norm.
He recalled that during the 2017 All Nigeria Judges Conference, a judge from one of the Jurisdictions advocated for the formation of an Association of Nigerian Judges to speak for Judiciary when under attack.
On March 28, scores of security operatives, including officials of the Department of State Security and the policemen, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, A. Mohammed, invaded the secretariat of the NBA in Ikeja.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that stakeholders walked out after the House declined to yield to calls for the postponement of the exercise by the stakeholders.
Briefing the media on Monday in Osogbo, the state capital, Bishop Adeoye accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of planning not only to press criminal charges of tax evasion against the NBA chairman but also “take him out of circulation”
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigeria Bar Association, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several other pressure groups and individuals had kicked against the increase, which some alleged was as high as 400 per cent
In a statement on Sunday, the spokesman of the police, SP Chike Oti, said the leadership of the two bodies must meet with the Police High Command in the office of the Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, before taking any further action.…
According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, Saraki said he was in complete agreement with the NBA that their input is necessary before bills go for public hearings.
Taidi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that President Buhari should not ignore the calls for the exercise and threats from certain groups to evict Nigerians from parts of the country.
In fighting corruption, it is the task of the bar and the bench to ensure that justice is served and preserved. Justice Oputa left us with the tripod concept of justice –Justice for the accused, justice for the victim and justice for…
Jonathan stressed that the step taken by President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend Lawal and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke, would send strong signals on his unwavering commitment to tackle…
The association made the call in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja by Isiaka Olagunju, its General Secretary
Jonathan told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that the resolution was clearly an abuse of the Constitution