A former Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Monday Ubani, has regained his freedom after being detained for 24 days by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC detained Ubani along with Senator Christopher Enai, with whom he stood as surety for a former Managing Director of the Nigeria...
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a statement by the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, entitled, NBA Condemns The Unlawful Detention of Monday Ubani by EFCC, Demands Immediate Release,” wherein it condemned the Commission for allegedly refusing to charge to court or...
Former second Vice-President of Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Monday Ubani was on Tuesday rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Abuja after he collapsed in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detention. Ubani and Senator Christopher Enai, formerly representing Bayelsa state, were detained by the EFCC on March 19 for...
INTRODUCTION It has become rampant to see legal practitioners tout their perceived success rates with regards to cases they have handled in courts during press interviews, while discussing with prospective clients, on law office websites etc. Some lawyers would even say they have won a certain number of cases, lost others,...
Today, Friday, 29th March, 2019, Nigeria’s first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN), Chief Folake Solanke, is 87 years old. I wish her a happy birthday and many happy seasons of sound health, joy, honour and contentment, amen Chief Solanke’s firsts in life achievements included her being the: *First female Commissioner in...
Summary Of Resolutions Of The Nigerian Bar Association, National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting Held On Thursday, 28th March 2019 At The NBA Auditorium, NBA House, Abuja. 1. NEC adopted the Secretariat Report containing the reports of the National Officers. The Secretariat Report is attached hereunder. 2. Flowing from the address of...
Court: Court of Appeal, Lagos Division Appeal Number: CA/L/1285/15 Judgement date: March 1, 2019 Judgment delivered by: Justice Tijani Abubabakar Supporter by: Justice Abimbola O. Obaseki-Adejumo and Justice Jamilu Yammama Tukur Appellant – Guaranty Trust Bank 1st respondent – Mr Akinsiku Adedamola 2nd respondent – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission 3rd respondent – Baba Muhammed Azari Background This...
Paul Usoro
President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, SAN, has said that one of the significant achievements of his administration this year is the introduction of the online payment platform for the NBA bar practicing fee. The NBA President made this statement while addressing the National Executive Committee of the...
By Onozure Dania Mr. Olusina Abdulrafiu Sofola, SAN, is the first son of the late renowned legal luminary, Chief Idowu Shotayo Sofola, SAN. In this interview, he shares his view on what the APC government should focus on in the next four years. He also spoke on law reforms, remedy...
In this engaging chat with STEPHEN UBIMAGO, Barrister Leon Mbakwe argues that Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen was removal because he had a history of judicial activism on the bench, which the powers were too terrified to allow seeing the election will end up before a courageous judge like him. He...