A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lokoja branch, Williams Aliwo, on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to continue his fight against corruption to ensure economic growth and survival of the country.
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The Benin Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association on Thursday barred its members from handling cases of kidnapping.
Mohammed Gimba, Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Minna branch has called for the declaration of state of emergency on kidnapping and armed banditry in the country.
The defence on Monday told a Federal High Court that it applied for an order to direct prosecution to supply it with the summary of evidence it would provide in the trial of Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro.
The Nigeria Bar Association, Cross River chapter, on Tuesday held a peaceful protest against the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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 – and quite often, meaning personal loyalty, convenience and security
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 either the Bar or the Bench.
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 concern to patriots.
The Assistant Secretary of the Owerri, Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association, Chinedu Agu, made the allegation in an interview with newsmen on the court premises on Friday
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.