Tag: NBA

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

NBA promises to rid judiciary of corruption

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it is aware of the declining state of the profession in the country, The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 4, 2016

NJC’s decision to suspend judges favourable to politicians – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has raised eyebrows over the decision of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to suspend 7 judges accused ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

NJC has powers to suspend judges – Falana

Human rights lawyer Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) on Monday said the National Judicial Council (NJC) had the “powers of interim suspension” ...

AzeezOctober 22, 2016

Call for the suspension of arrested judges unnecessary, hasty – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed on Saturday described as unnecessary and hasty calls by the Nigerian Bar ...

AzeezOctober 21, 2016

BREAKING: We won’t suspend arrested judges, NJC replies NBA

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said it cannot suspend seven serving judges who were arrested by the DSS for ...

AzeezOctober 20, 2016

Excuse yourselves from judicial functions, NBA tells arrested judges

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) have asked the judges arrested by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

The Thread: Sebi this is what the DSS should have done?

Nigerians have no chill. This is how blogger, Japheth Omojuwa reckons the DSS sting operation should have gone down- by ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 10, 2016

DSS arrest of judges regrettable – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, says the arrest of two Justices of the Supreme Court by operatives ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: 6 critical things we learned from DSS midnight raid on judges

From about 11pm on Friday the 7th of October 2016 and deep into the dead of the night, the Department ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 20, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. EFCC seals of home of Katsina former governor The Economic ...

RoqeebahAugust 28, 2016

IN THE MATTER OF EFCC V NBA: Who is winning?

The News today is awash with quotes from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission blasting the NBA for its recommendation ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

John Kerry’s visit and 3 other things CAN is very angry about

by Tolu Omoyeni The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is unhappy with the way Christians in the Nigeria are maltreated ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

How candidate for NBA president spent N700million to contest – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has given reasons why he cannot contest the presidency of the Nigerian Bar Association. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 12, 2016

EFCC Chairman has a message for money launderers

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has reiterated that there is no hiding ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 7, 2016

Dwayne Wade leaves Heats for Bulls in £36.2m deal

Dwyane Wade is leaving the Miami Heats after spending 13 seasons with them. Wade, 34 will sign a two-year deal ...

Mazi EmekaJune 17, 2016

‘Is this the change we asked for? Yes, it is’ – Oshiomhole

The Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomole, has lambasted critics of President Muhammadu Buhari for saying that the President is yet ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 16, 2016

Anti-corruption war: ‘Apart from the fear of God, we have no other fear’ – EFCC boss

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu has declared that one of the major challenges ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 11, 2016

NBA to Buhari: Don’t intimidate the Judiciary

The president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Augustine Alegeh, has criticised the federal government over the recent statements that the ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 11, 2016

‘Some of your members support corruption’ – EFCC boss tells NBA

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday, urged members of the Nigerian ...

Oreoluwa PetersNovember 30, 2015

10 amazing facts about basketball star, Kobe Bryant

As we reported earlier, Kobe Bryant has announced that he’s retiring from basketball, at the end of the current NBA season. In honour ...

Oreoluwa PetersNovember 30, 2015

Kobe Bryant pens emotional ‘goodbye’ letter to basketball

Wondering why Kobe Bryant is trending on twitter? The NBA star has announced that he’d be retiring at the end ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 8, 2015

Why Saraki’s lawyers won’t be punished for walking out on tribunal

The lawyers of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who walked out on the Code of Conduct Tribunal, have been cleared by ...

Janeth JSeptember 1, 2015

Ex-chairman NBA criticizes Fayose’s punishment of workers

Former Chairman, Human Rights Committee, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Port Harcourt branch, Augustine Ojekudo,  criticized Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s ...

Janeth JAugust 27, 2015

Another celebrity scandal: NBA player, Derrick Rose accused of gang raping his ex

The world really has gone apeshit, so much injustice; violence, war, terrorism, murder, child abuse, rape, the list is uncountable. There ...

July 17, 2014

Demola Rewaju: NBA elections – How the Yorubas got it wrong (Y! Superblogger)

by Demola Rewaju The mistakes of the core Southwest (Egbe Amofin) lawyers in this case is clear: they failed to ...

December 15, 2013

Duro Onabule: When (even) Tambuwal joins the free for all against Jonathan

by Duro Onabule Addressing members of Nigerian Bar Association, Speaker Tambuwal was loudly cheered because he was at home among ...

December 10, 2013

Your body language encourages corruption – Tambuwal tells Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Aminu Tambuwal, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has stated that President Goodluck Jonathan laid back approach ...

December 1, 2013

Tonnie Iredia: Is corruption in Nigeria just a mere perception? I think not!

by Tonnie Iredia The second point is the argument that corruption in Nigeria is over exaggerated by some unpatriotic citizens; ...

October 10, 2013

Olisa Agbakoba: Can National Conference provide legal basis for new Nigerian Constitution?

by Olisa Agbakoba, SAN  The Late Aka-Bashorun, my most illustrious predecessor, as President of Nigerian Bar Association, the first to clearly ...

September 28, 2013

Count us out: Legal practitioners to boycott Edo courts over judge’s kidnapping

by ‘Jola Sotubo Lawyers in Edo State have decided not to take the kidnap of one of their colleagues, a ...

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