Two Suspected Fake Lawyers Arrested in Ikorodu

Two suspected fake lawyers were on Thursday arrested by the officers of the Nigeria Police in Ikorodu, Lagos State at the instance of the Ikorodu Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association.
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Court Declares Movement Restriction During Oro Festival as Unconstitutional.

Justice Owodunni ruled that Oro worshippers had no constitutional authority to impose curfew on residents of Ipokia and other villages in Ogun state.
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Supreme Court adjourns Saraki’s case

On the 25th of February, 2018, the Supreme Court adjourned the appeal by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, and the cross-appeal filed by the Federal Government in connection with Saraki's trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
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Paul Usoro Reflects On State Of IDP As He Attends Maiduguri Law Week

Legal Expert, Paul Usoro who was in Maiduguri yesterday, charged Stakeholders and the general public to show their support for the Internally Displaced Persons
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Paul Usoro Shows Support to IDPs in Maiduguri

Paul Usoro SAN, who is currently in Maiduguri for the Law week event hosted by the NBA Maiduguri Branch paid a courtesy visit to the Attorney General and .Commissioner for Justice of Borno State. Moved by the plight of the IDPs, Usoro donated relief materials to the internally displaced persons through the Attorney General.
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Non-Governmental Organization sues for the removal of the CCT Chairman.

Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, a non-governmental organisation based in Abuja, filed a suit seeking the removal of the chairman of the Code Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, after charges regarding bribery were filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
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NBA Presidency Mock Poll; Seeing The Real Success From The Reverse.

It was a call from a learned colleague I knew many years ago in the university that woke me up from bed yesterday, we had grown up to share almost the same political ideology and I knew that one of the few things that could steal sleep from my friend's eyes was politics, so it was when he called and sounded distressed,
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Liberalising Aviation in Africa: Overview of the Yamoussoukro Decision by Oshokha Momoh

This update by GEPLaw Associate, Oshokha Momoh, examines the reasons behind and potential solutions to the non-implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision.
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“Is Law Practice A Quasi-Business Or Business? By Mazi Afam Osigwe

Many of us will bristle or take umbrage at this question. To such lawyers, the question appears to suggest that lawyers can be categorized with traders or businessmen. Dear colleagues, let us keep our powder dry as we embark on this discourse. To understand this, we need to have a clear understanding of what it means for an undertaking to be a quasi-business or business. The word ‘quasi’ ordinarily means ‘resembling’, ‘having some, but not all of the features of’. ‘Business’ – on the other hand means or is defined as ‘an occupation, profession or trade’.
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In Support of Grazing Reserves Law by Oluwajoba Odefemi

Considering there was no apparent intention to force lands from the indigenes of any state of the federation, it baffles the mind that so many Nigerians would so unanimously reject the idea of grazing reserves
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Governors Without Control of State Police: Crowns Without Swords by Lotanna Attoh

As a matter of urgency, the National Assembly should look at Section 215 of the Constitution and make the necessary amendments. The preferable option - state police - might not come anytime soon.
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Orju Uka, Mayor Njoku, Adebiyi Ajayi Join 69 Other Lawyers For Justice Ayo Philips Prize

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Ile-Ife Bar Week: Paul Usoro SAN Speaks On Integrity Of The Bar & Bench.

The Law week of the Nigerian Bar Association Ile-Ife began today at the Obafemi Awolowo University Conference Center, Ile Ife,Osun State.
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Arewa Lawyers Forum Pledges Support for EBF Endorsed Candidates

The Arewa Lawyers Forum (ALF) has congratulated the Eastern Bar Forum (EBF) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on a hitch free quarterly meeting and adoption of candidates for the forth coming NBA general elections.
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Paul Usoro Set To Sponsor NBA Lagos February Red Themed Meeting

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos Branch will be having her February Red Themed Meeting: The details of the monthly meeting are as follows
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State Legislative Advocacy And Sensitization Workshop On The Domestication And Implementation Of The ACJA 2015 In Kano State

The workshop commenced at 8:10am with the arrival and registration of participants. Participants were drawn from the State Judiciary, Ministry of Justice, International Federation of Female Lawyers, National Human Rights Commission, NGOs, Prisons, Police, Military, Academia, NBA, Media, NSCDC, DSS, EFCC and the Immigration Services.
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