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Supreme Court To Deliver Verdict In Abia Governorship Dispute By 2pm Today

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for 2pm today in the Abia State governorship dispute.

Lawyers Ransack Lahore Hospital, Patients Dead - Pakistan Protest

1 month ago /
International News 

Three patients died when hundreds of lawyers attacked a hospital in Lahore during a furious dispute with doctors.

NHRC Takes Nigeria’s Right Violation To International Bodies

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Abuja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration performed poorly in protecting and enforcing human rights of Nigerians.

DSS Operatives Invade Court, Judge, Lawyers Flee, Rearrest Sowore

1 month ago /
Nation 

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom.

PEPT Updates: PDP Called Witness Number 7

6 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called on witness number 7 on the witness list, Alhaji Modu Ahmed from Borno State. 

Police May File Criminal Charges Against Senator Abbo This Week

6 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Barring any last-minute changes, the police will this week file criminal charges against Senator Elisha Abbo for allegedly assaulting a nursing woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

6 months ago /
Politics 

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.

Trump Administration Re-treats On Citizenship Question

6 months ago /
International News 

In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query.

Breaking: APC Files Motion To Withdraw Petition against PDP

6 months ago /
Judiciary  Politics 

All Progressives Congress, APC Files Motion Seeking to Withdraw Petition against Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri People Democratic Party, PDP, Victory at the Governorship Election

Appeal Court To Commence Trial Filed By Atiku/PDP

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal is set to commence the trial of the substantive petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Motion Filed By Atiku To Inspect Server

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for leave to inspect the central server used to transmit data from accredited voters and the results of the February 23 presidential election.

Zamfara Lawyers Blame Injustice For Security Challenges

7 months ago /
Judiciary  Nation 

Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has staged a peaceful rally in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital to draw the attention of government on the need to dispense justice fairly to all people.

Women Lawyers Seek More Protection For Women’s Rights

7 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, says every effort needs to be channeled towards the protection of the fundamental rights of women across the country.

Bauchi Governorship Election Tribunal To Commence Pre-Hearing July 1

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Governorship election petition tribunal for Bauchi state has adjourned petition filed by the immediate past Governor of the state Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress against the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the first of July 2019 for commencement of pre-hearing session.

Presidential Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling On PDP Motion For Inspection Of INEC Server

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Court Of Appeal on Thursday heard the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party seeking for an order to allow it inspect the server used by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the February presidential election.

Khole Kardashian Denies Cheating With Tristan During His Ex’s Pregnancy

7 months ago /
Entertainment 

Khloe Kardashian has furiously hit back at the claims she and Tristan Thompson cheated while his ex-girlfriend, Jordan Craig, was pregnant.

Jurists, Lawyers Advocate Better Conditions Of Service For Judges

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has been called upon to look into the working conditions of Nigerian judges to enable them to comply with the Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Attack On Judiciary: Wike Expresses Disappointment Over NBA’s Silence

7 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed disappointment over the failure of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to submit any memoranda or appear before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to look into the violent invasion of the state Judiciary Complex on  May 11, 2018.

India Court Finds Six Guilty In Kathua Child Rape

7 months ago /
International News 

Six of eight men accused of the rape, torture, and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir have been found guilty in a specially convened fast-track court.

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

7 months ago /
Nation 

Justice Mohammed Garba is the new Presiding Justice hearing the petitions challenging the process and return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party,  the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections.


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