Nigerian lawyer, Adenipekun joins Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands

The Federal Government has appointed Mr Adebayo Adenipekun, (SAN), the managing partner, Afe Babalola (SAN) chambers, as a member of the permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands. The Permanent Court of Arbitration established by treaty in the year 1899 is an inter-governmental organisation providing a variety of Dispute Resolution services More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Presidency dares senate, says Magu ‘ll remain in office

Says he doesn’t need Senate confirmation As VP absolves FG in seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the Presidency may no longer re-present the name of the incumbent More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Graft Fight: CJN replies presidency, critics

Says judiciary not frustrating Buhari’s anti-graft fight The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Walter Onnoghen on Tuesday vowed that the judiciary under his watch would not frustrate the on-going anti More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Court voids amended NBA constitution

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and its officers from conducting the affairs of the association on the basis of the constitution amended and adopted at the association’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Alleged Corruption: Abuja court sets Justice Ademola free, blasts FG

Discharges his wife, SAN too  By Toyin Akinfolajimi A Federal Capital Territory High Court siting in Maitama, on Wednesday terminated the trial of a suspended high court judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola. That More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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NJI organises national workshop for Area, Sharia and Customary courts’ judges

    L-R: Representative of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Olu Ariwoola with Administrator, National Judicial Institute, Justice Rosaline Bozimo  during the National Workshop for Area, Sharia More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Why court judgment which voided 2015 NBA constitution cant stand–Osigwe

Former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Afam Osigwe on Friday faulted Thursday judgment of a Federal high court, Abuja which voided the 2015 constitution of NBA. The court, had, on Thursday, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Senate’s summons on Sagay unconstitutional – Hon (SAN)

Prominent member of the inner bar and law books author, Chief Sebastine Hon, said on Thursday dismissed as unconstitutional  the summons issued on the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Bail After Sentence: Release of ex-Gov Ngilari strange, threat to respect for the Nigerian judiciary—Prison Service

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has described as strange the bail granted the convicted former Adamawa State Governor, Mr. James Bala Ngilari. The Controller of Prison, Adamawa State Command, Mr. Peter Tenkwa, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Why judicial practice, procedure must be modernised — CJN

The urgent need to modernise judicial practice and procedure in various courts across the country, dominated discourse at the 2017 Refresher Course for Judges and Kadis, held at the National Judicial Institute, More...