News - Lawyers

Gov. Akeredolu Calls For Improved Legal Service

9 months ago /
Politics 

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has charged legal practitioners in Nigeria to work towards quality and improved legal services in the country.

Justice Minister Seeks Alternative Resolution Of Conflicts

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says the government is willing to seek alternative means for settling conflicts between political office holders and contractors in the three tiers of government.

66 Senior Lawyers To Defend Bala Mohammed At Election Tribunal

10 months ago /
Politics 

Six Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and other 60 senior lawyers have stated their readiness to defend the mandate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its governorship candidate in Bauchi State.

U.S. Attorney General Barr Cancels Second Day Of Testimony

10 months ago /
International News 

Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday cancelled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrats in Congress.

CSOs, Lawyers Advocate Prison Reforms

10 months ago /
Nation 

Government's at all levels have been advised to invest in prison rehabilitation to help people who go to prison come out transformed and live a crime-free life.

Lai Mohammed Woos Investors for Nigeria

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has laid the necessary groundwork for the growth of the nation's economy and urged investors to take advantage of the government's efforts by investing massively in Nigeria.

Tribunal Convicts Onnoghen

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, guilty of the charge of false assets declaration.

Onnoghen Guilty of Misconduct, CCT Orders His Removal From Office

10 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of misconduct in his trial over non and false asset declaration and ordered his removal from office as CJN and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC.

Muller’s Report On Russia’s Role In U.S. Election To Be Released Thursday

10 months ago /
Politics 

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election will be released on Thursday, providing the first public look at the findings of an inquiry that has cast a shadow over Donald Trump’s Presidency.

Abia State Election Tribunal To Hear 32 Petitions

10 months ago /
Politics 

The Abia State election petition tribunal is set to commence sitting in Umuahia following the filing of election petitions by aggrieved candidates over the outcome of the February 16 and March 9, 2019 general elections in the state.

Lawyers Threaten To Sue Governor Abubakar Over Fresh Contracts, Massive Recruitments

10 months ago /
Nation 

A group of lawyers in Bauchi State known as 'Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience' (BOBALAC)‎, has disclosed a plan to sue the outgoing Governor of the state, Mohammed Abubakar, over alleged plans to award fresh contracts, reinstate dethroned district heads, and conduct massive recruitment of new civil servants in the state few weeks to the expiration of his tenure.

Cameroonian Citizenship: The APC’s Position Shows Desperation

10 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, regarding his nationality, in a bid to establish that he (Atiku) was ineligible to contest the presidential election in the first place, are pedestrian and show signs of desperation.

Court Dismisses Suit Against Imo Governor-Elect

10 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu challenging the emergence of the Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Lawyers Fault Status Of Code Of Conduct Tribunal

11 months ago /
Judiciary 

As the suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen is being tried by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, senior lawyers have done an independent analysis of the lapses in the establishment of the CCT.

Katsina PDP Files Petition Against Masari’s Election

11 months ago /
Election 

The katsina chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate senator Yakubu Lado have filed a petition before the governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in the state beating the deadline of Monday, April 1, 2019.

Osinbajo Expresses Concern Over Exposed Weaknesses Of The Judiciary

11 months ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, says the weaknesses exposed in the country's judiciary are disturbing.

CJN Mohammed Urges Judges To Deliver Justice Without Sentiments

11 months ago /

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammad has urged judges and lawyers to emulate late justice Christopher Chukwuma-Eneh, in justice delivery without sentiment.

Acting CJN Mohammed Charges Military On Protocols Of Armed Conflicts

11 months ago /
Nation 

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, says Nigeria’s military must continue to adhere to the international protocols regulating armed conflicts in all its operations.

INEC To Challenge Court Order On Supplementary Election In Adamawa

11 months ago /
Election 

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa state Kassim Geidam says the commission will comply with the court order stopping the supplementary election for the governorship race slated for 23rd March 2019.

Atiku, PDP Finally Files Petition against Buhari APC Victory

11 months ago /
Election  Politics 

19 days after the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term in office by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 rescheduled presidential election has finally filed his petition against the victory of Buhari at the poll.


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