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Don’t fear foreign lawyers’ practice in Nigeria, NBA urged

Legal experts have urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) not to be afraid of allowing foreign lawyers to practise in Nigeria. They believe cross-border alliances will rather create more opportunities for lawyers. ...

ECA doesn’t exclude right of action in industrial injury claims, NICN rules

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has held that the Employee Compensation Act (ECA) 2010, which is the current law dealing with compensation for work-related injury claims, does not exclude right of ...

Ex-Lagos AG canvasses legal framework in digital space

The former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem (SAN), has underscored the need for a clear legal framework to navigate the digital world of e-commerce. Speaking at a book launch ...

NBA-SBL pledges survival strategies for lawyers, businesses

Worried about the economic challenge of the country, the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has pledged to develop strategies and tactics to make lawyers and businesses strive. Speaking ahead ...

Champion justice for the poor, Abubakar charges lawyers

The Director General of the Legal Aid Council (LAC), Aliyu Abubakar has warned against depriving the poor access to justice, charging those in the justice sector to ensure that the poor and indigents get Justice in ...

BREAKING: Court Orders Kano Government to Pay N10Million To Dethroned Emir, Ado Bayero Over Rights Violations

Federal High Court in Kano has ruled in favour of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, ordering the Kano State Government to pay him N10 million in damages for fundamental human rights violations. ...

BREAKING: Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello Again Fails To Appear In Court Over N80Billion Fraud Trial

Former governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has again failed to show up at the Federal High Court in Abuja for arraignment on the corruption charge against him. The case was filed by the Economic and ...

BREAKING: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Appeals Nigerian High Court Ruling Which Denied Reinstatement Of His Bail

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a notice of appeal against the judgment by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, which failed to grant Kanu’s ...

Disclose Details Of Chairpersons, Members Of State Electoral Bodies, Local Council Polls’ Results Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells 36 Governors

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu last week alleged that “the conduct of local government elections in virtually all states has become mere coronation ...

Court dismisses Senator Enang’s objection against Udom’s libel suit

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has dismissed the preliminary objection raised by Senator Ita Enang against the defamation suit filed against him by the immediate past Governor of Akwa ...