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Until PDP Lawyers Become Judges, Tribunal’s Verdict Is Perfect, Says Obun...

 A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Mr Cletus Obun, is confident that his party will win again...

Brexit: MPs and lawyers battle to block Johnson attempt to prorogue...

Brexit: MPs and lawyers battle to block Johnson attempt to prorogue parliament – live news  The GuardianBrexit: UK negotiators 'to step up tempo' on...

We stopped EFCC from planting foreign currency in Ambode’s house —Lawyers...

Samson Folarin Three lawyers who claimed to have witnessed EFCC’s raid on the Epe residence of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, alleged that...

Bill Cosby’s Lawyers Cry Judge Errors in Effort to Overturn Sexual...

WENN/Dennis Van Tine In court papers, lawyers for the incarcerated 'The Cosby Show' star claim the Montgomery County judge's decision in permitting other...

Speakership: Go To Court, Coalition Of Lawyers Tells Gbajabiamila

  A group of lawyers has challenged Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, former majority leader, House of Representatives, to go to court over the criminal allegation...

Neymar’s lawyers dispute claims they sought meeting to discuss settlement

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar published a video explaining his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in...

Tribunal : 60 indigenous lawyers to defend Bauchi gov-elect

Bauchi – The Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBOLAC) has submitted 60 names of legal practitioners to defend the ...

Edo NBA bars lawyers from defending kidnap, robbery suspects – Punch...

The Benin Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association on Thursday barred its members from handling cases of kidnapping. The News Agency of Nigeria reports...

Integrity among public officials important –Utomi, lawyers – Punch Newspapers

A professor of Political Economics, Pat Utomi, has called for integrity among public officers in the interest of nation-building and unity. He reacted to...

Onnoghen: 25 lawyers discontinue suit against Buhari, Ag CJN

Don fires 2 posers at NJCSAN urges Ag CJN to shun tribalism, ethnicity By Emma Amaize, Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Ike Uchechukwu

Onnoghen’s trial to continue as Presidency, lawyers deny deal with ex-CJN...

Olalekan Adetayo and Ade Adesomoju The Presidency did not enter into any deal with the embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen before he decided to resign...

BREAKING: Lawyers In Shouting Match As CCT Orders Onnoghen To Defend...

It was a rowdy session at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja on Friday, as Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief...

Musk’s lawyers say tweet complied with SEC fraud settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk should not be found in contempt of court because he has complied with the terms of a securities fraud...

Lawyers’ group asks PDP to boycott supplementary polls – Punch Newspapers

Jesusegun Alagbe, Ilorin A group called the Coalition of Lawyers for Good Governance has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to boycott Saturday’s supplementary elections. It...

Atiku’s lawyers to re-present rejected requests – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have ruled out the option of appealing against unfavourable portions...

Association Of Democratic Lawyers Berates Buhari, Onnoghen For Abusing Court Process

The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADL) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari and Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), for...

Onnoghen: Tough Options for lawyers in Buhari’s cabinet

Lawyers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet may be faced with difficult options in the face of popular angst against the administration’s actions against...

Onnoghengate : Saraki, Young lawyers back Buhari, shun NBA boycott

The Coalition of Young lawyers under the umbrella of Good Governance Initiative Coalition (GGIC) have shunned the boycott order by the Nigeria Bar...

Onnoghengate : Over 300 lawyers defy rain, block governor’s office in...

BY IKE UCHECHUKWU(CALABAR)Over 300 Legal Practitioners with Placards defied the rains in Calabar on Tuesday to protest the suspension of the Chief Justice...

Onnoghen: Lawyers ask NBA to derobe Malami, Danladi Umar, others

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA – AGAIN, lawyers under the aegis of Lawyers In Defence of Democracy and some civil society groups opposed to last...

How CJN can avoid arraignment, by lawyers

Despite strenuous arguments against the competence and timing of the charge pending against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, only...

Lawyers, senators kick, as police refuse to vacate Melaye’s house

By Innocent Anaba & Henry UmoruThe siege by the  police  to  the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the...

Decomposing corpse of kidnapped Ekiti NBA scribe found, lawyers protest –...

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti Legal practitioners in Ekiti State on Monday protested against the kidnap and killing of their members, calling on security agencies...

Lawyers protest killing of colleague in Ekiti – Punch Newspapers

Activities were on Monday paralysed in many courts in Ado-Ekiti as members of the Nigerian Bar Association protested the killing of a lawyer...

Der Spiegel shares documents claiming Juventus forward’s lawyers requested translations of...

UPDATE Ronaldo has been accused of raping a woman in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009 German publication Der Spiegel have published a new...

Osinbajo laments dearth of advocacy lawyers in Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said that the Nigeria legal profession was falling behind on advocacy. VP Osinbajo Osinbanjo made the remark in Lagos...

Lawyers debunk corruption allegations against Akpabio – Daily Trust

Some human right lawyers have said that there is no truth in the allegation that the former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio,...

Lawyers, Buhari and the ruie of law

By Azu Ishiekwene Hundreds, if not thousands, of lawyers who converged on Abuja on Sunday for this year’s Bar conference may find themselves discussing...

Outcry as lawyers, others blast Buhari on rule of law remarks

By Innocent Anaba, Dapo Akinrefon, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Dirisu Yakubu & Henry Ojelu •Lawyers, Afenifere, PDP, others knock Buhari, say rule of law...

EFCC moves against Akwa Ibom govt, indicts top Nigerian lawyers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered about N1.4billion allegedly belonging to the Akwa Ibom State Government. The cash was remitted in...

Police invasion of court: Lawyers begin 3-day boycott of Imo courts

…As Police arraign 2 lawyers By Chidi Nkwopara & Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—LAWYERS in Imo State yesterday, commenced a three-day boycott of...

DPO, policemen beat Imo Chief Magistrate, lawyers –

The Assistant Secretary of the Owerri, Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association, Chinedu Agu, made the allegation in an interview with...

Legal Practitioners‘ Privileges Committee elevates 31 lawyers to SAN –

The Legal Practitioners‘ Privileges Committee has elevated 31 legal practitioners to Senior Advocates of Nigeria.The development was confirmed by the Chief Registrar of...

Professional misconduct: 7 lawyers banned, 12 suspended

courtBy Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee, LPDC, has disbarred seven lawyers and suspended 12 others over alleged involvement in various acts of professional...

Lawyers divided over legality of posthumous award to Abiola

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to posthumously confer the highest honour in the country to the acclaimed winner of the...

MKO Abiola: Nigerian lawyers react, threaten to challenge decision in court

Some lawyers in the country have faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to confer the highest title in the land, Grand Commander...

Lawyers drag NASS, AGF, others to court over lawmakers’ remunerations

By Abdulwahab Abdulah lagos—The Second National Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Monday Ubani and a lawyer, Mr John Nwokwu, have...

Suge Knight’s Former Lawyers Arrested on Felony Charge

Two of Suge Knight's former lawyers were arrested Thursday on allegations that they were "accessories after the fact," a felony charge that...

Nigerians Top Celebrities You Never Knew Are Lawyers ⋆ Naija News...

– Nigerian celebrities you’ve never known are lawyers. – list of well-known Nigerian celebrities  who had studied law. 1.Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) Nollywood’s veteran actor, commonly referred...

MAINA: Sack AGF now, lawyers’ group tells Buhari

By Charles Kumolu LAGOS—The League of Patriotic lawyers has called for the resignation of the...

Lawyers ask court to order Buratai to produce Kanu – Punch...

Leke Baiyewu, Ade Adesomoju, Tony Okafor and Ogbonnaya Ikokwu Lawyers, acting on behalf of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu,...

The media doesn’t even use FOI Act like CSOs and lawyers...

Abuja – Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has urged...

Qatar to hire Swiss lawyers to sue Gulf blockade states

Qatar's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says it will employ a Swiss law firm to seek compensation for those affected by a decision of...