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NBA mourns Kayode Jegede

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)has expressed shock over the death of  a former Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Mr. Kayode Jegede. In a statement issued at the weekend by the NBA President, Mr. Okey Wali (SAN) in Abuja ...

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Man sues FG over anti-gay law

A London-based Nigerian citizen, Mr Joseph Ebah has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to grant an order restraining the federal government from enforcing the Same Sex Marriage Act 2013. The applicant, via an originating summons for the enforcement of ...

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Young Lawyers’ Digest

Adaji: I wasn’t too jittery Appearance I was called to the Nigerian Bar, November 20, 2012. My first appearance was at the Federal High Court 2, Jos. And it was really amazing. I was led in that matter by one ...

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Nigeria Police have good practices – NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) last week presented to the Nigerian public its 2013 police stations’ visitation assessment report in Abuja. According to its Executive Secretary, Prof. Bem Angwe, the exercise was meant to motivate the Nigeria Police Force ...

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Why should the blame go to another initially?

Doosuur  Iwambe It is on record that on Saturday, March 15, 2014; about 520,000 job-seekers attended the recruitment exercise organized by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) under the supervision of the Ministry of Interior in different centers across Nigeria to ...

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Energy and resources wasted – Gadzama

In this report, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN), counsel to the PDP, ventilates his frustration with the unnecessary attitude of lawyers and litigants in instituting cases that are of no significance. AMEH EJEKWONYILO reports The judgment of an Abuja Federal High ...

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Young Lawyers’ Digest

Jibril: There is a lot of fear that comes with it Appearance I was called to Bar in November 2013. My first court appearance, I would like to approach it in two ways. First, my first self-appearance and my first ...

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NIALS inaugurates professorial chairs

In a bid to expand the intellectual landscape, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has inaugurated three new professorial chairs at the institute. The event was a part of activities lined up for its 35th year anniversary celebration in Abuja. ...

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PRAWA calls for speedy criminal justice in FCT

A non-governmental organization, PRAWA has called for the speeding up of criminal justice in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The organization made the call in Abuja at a one-day sensitization workshop organized for stakeholders in the judiciary and media. Addressing ...

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