I didn’t leak out information on purported probe of CJN—AGF Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN) has dismissed as untrue insinuations that information regarding a purported silent probe of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen over corruption either emanated from him or his office. Malami, in a statement issued on Friday by his spokesman, More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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CJN dares EFCC, says he’s ready for probe

As EFCC denies investigating CJN, Justice Kafarati, others The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, on Wednesday dared the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a news More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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CJN, Kafarati, Jonathan, ex-govs, others, under EFCC probe [Full list]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have started underground investigation of some high profile individuals including former President Jonathan Goodluck and the incumbent Chief Justice of Nigeria More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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Still on judicial recognition of power of Chief Judges to release prisoners, by Femi Falana (SAN)

A couple of days ago, Mr. S.T. Hon SAN questioned the constitutional validity of the administrative power of Chief Judges to order the release of under trial prisoners languishing in dehumanising conditions in More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Buhari wades into AGF, Magu’s face-off—FG

President Muhammadu Buhari has waded into the feud between the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Misconduct: NJC rejects judgment halting Justice Ademola’s probe, goes on appeal

Reprieve appears to be far away from a sitting judge of the Abuja Federal high court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola over legal moves by stakeholders to boot him out of the bench for alleged engagement in professional More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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34 medical workers to treat 400 people free each day at NBA conference–Prof Kanyinsola

The Chairman of the NBA Technical Committee on Conference Planning (TCCP) Prof. Kanyinsola Ajayi (SAN) in this interview with YETUNDE AYOBAMI OJO and KEHINDE OLATUNJI talks about the arrangement for the conference. In More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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NJC faults NBS, UNODC’s corruption index, kicks over judges’ indictment

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Sunday rejected the index used by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to score the judiciary as the second most More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 20th, 2017
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Why the on-going NBA conference is special—Muritala Abdul-Rasheed

The annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association has commenced in Lagos. Nigerian lawyers all over the world and professionals from other walks of life are gathered there or heading towards the conference More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Senior lawyers set to honour Akwa Ibom CJ, Olateru-Olagbegi, 16 others at Class 85 Reunion

A group of senior lawyers headed by Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) who finished at the Nigerian Law School in 1985 will, next week Monday, honour one of their teachers and former Secretary of the Council of Legal Education More...