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Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Election Should Not Be Manipulable Or In Flagrant Breach Of Law By Saidu Abubakar

My decision to write this open letter to the Electoral Committee (ECNBA) was prompted by a worrisome much publicized Notice from ECNBA directing all lawyers to furnish to their branch with copies of their current Annual Practicing Fee and Branch dues tellers/receipts, email account and phone numbers. Branches are mandatorily required to do this on or before May 11, 2018 (the extended date). read more

SERAP To Gov Ikpeazu: Restore Uzokwe As Abia State CJ Or Face Legal Action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately withdraw his illegal appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as the acting Chief Judge of the state and restore Justice Theresa Uzokwe, who was unlawfully removed by the State House of Assembly, back to her position as Chief Judge.” read more

Disputable Me!!! 1: Signing Contracts and Envisaging Dispute By Onabanjo Oluwabamise

It is quite cliché to refer to the world in 2018 as a global village. We have evolved from the internet connectivity hysteria to the digitization of goods, markets, businesses and systems. However, one thread of difference that has remained a delineating factor of world borders has been: The LAW. While globalization has continued to trend, jurisdictions have remained separate and distinct, leaving a clear space for disputes and defining methods of their resolution. read more

Digital Rights and Freedom Bill 2016: The Hope for Better Protection of Online Rights? By Adeniyi Duale & Ayodeji Sarumi

In the world today, digital platforms and access influence most aspects of our lives and work. From policy making and decision making that enjoys feedback from social media to business decisions made based on research conducted with the help of digital tools, to personal choices made by individuals because of information obtained from their social network, and even to the work of civil society actors that benefit from the huge reach and visibility that digital platforms provides, digital platforms have proved to be extremely useful, and the right to enjoy such freedoms that exist offline should also be available online. read more

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