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...
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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...
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has adjourned till April 17 to hear three pending applications in the N1.4bn money laundering charge against the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro. In one of the applications, brought pursuant to Section 36(6)(b) & (d) of the...
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has fired a query at Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN), the prosecutor of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen in the ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for taking up the brief. The association accuses Umar of professional misconduct...
In late December, two men were arrested by the police in the Nigerian city of Ikorodu, which lies on the northeast edge of Lagos, the country’s sprawling commercial capital. Both were charged with nonviolent crimes, and both were offered release on bail. Yet because neither man could meet the bail...
The 2019 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association will hold in Lagos from 23rd of August to 30th of August 2019 . This was announced at the inaugural meeting of the Technical Committee for Conference Planning (TCCP) chaired by Gbenga Oyebode. The meeting was attended by the President of...
* NJC constitutes Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee under Regulation 17. * To reconvene on Wednesday, 13th February, 2019. * Forwards new petition by The EFCC to Hon. Mr. Justice W.S.N. Onnoghen, GCON for response within seven (7) days. The National Judicial Council says it has set up a preliminary complaints assessment committee...
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has launched the much anticipated online payment portal. NBA ONLINE PAYMENTS PORTAL Dear Colleagues We are pleased to inform you that you can now register and make any and all kinds of payments to the NBA on the new NBA online payments portal. The pilot projects...
The leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA has announced it has set up an ad hoc committee, headed by Mazi Afam Osigwe, to monitor the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. The List Mazi Afam Osigwe Chairman Olalekan Thanni Member Ato J Bulus Member Rosemary N Emovon Member Samuel Atung...