Restructuring: Why Nigeria’s unity is not sacrosanct — Agbakoba (SAN)

Delegate to the 2014 National Conference and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), tells BAYO AKINLOYE what he thinks about calls for restructuring Why do you think many politicians are calling for a restructuring of Nigeria? Nigeria is facing a lot of challenges and the sudden call by politicians for a restructured More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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ADVERTORIAL: ONE YEAR REMEMBRANCE OF LATE MRS ODUNOLA OLUBIMPE ALAKE AJISEFINNI (DEC 18, 1942—JUNE 6, 2016)

Brief History Late Mrs Odunola Olubimpe Alake Ajisefinni was born into a Christian family of Pa and Madam Joseph Ige in 1942.  She hailed from Iressi in Boripe Local Government in Osun State. Her mother was from More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Five arrested over planned attack on Lagos banks

The Inspector General of Police (IGP’s) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Friday announced the arrest of five suspected armed robbers who had planned to attack some banks in Lagos. The IRT Commander, Abba Kyari, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Alleged N450m Fraud: How Madueke used three oil companies, two individuals to launder $115m  –Witness

Temitope Stephen More revelations regarding how former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison- Madueke, allegedly shared slush fund for the prosecution of 2015 general election emerged on Wednesday at the trial More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Martyrs of Biafra Struggle : MASSOB, IPOB ground South East

Reps caution against use of force by security agents Cleric urges dialogue with pro-Biafra agitators Human, vehicular and economic activities were paralysed on Tuesday in the South East and parts of South South More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Falana blasts Garba Sheu over comments on Zakzaky’s detention, demands his immediate relese

Human Rights lawyer and member of the inner bar, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has described the comment by Garba Shehu on the detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as unfortunate and a clear demonstration of official impunity. Shehu More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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2019 Presidency: North rejects Osinbajo

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has declared that acting President Yemi Osinbajo would not replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 should anything happen to Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom for a medical More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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NJI commences refresher course for magistrates nationwide

L-R: Chief Justice of Bayelsa State,Justice Kate Abiri, Representative of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun and the Administrator, National Judicial Institute , Justice Rosaline Bozimo during  More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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HURIWA wants S’Court to quickly resolve PDP’s crisis

A pressure group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has appealed the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onoghen to ensure that the subsisting intra-party leadership crisis 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...