NBA Releases Statement on Sowore, Demands Investigation by FG, NASS, Suspension of DSS Dir. General, Amongst Others

Sir ! DESECRATION & ASSAULT ON THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT BY DSS: NBA URGES ALL NIGERIANS TO DEFEND THE RULE OF LAW The Nigerian Bar Association is greatly dismayed at the exhibition of primitivity, thuggery, insane passion for lawlessness, contempt and disrespect for the rule of law by the agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) within the precincts of the Federal High Court, … Continue reading NBA Releases Statement on Sowore, Demands Investigation by FG, NASS, Suspension of DSS Dir. General, Amongst Others

2019 Guber Petitions: MAKINDE, AYADE, SANWOOLU TRIUMPH, AS APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN OKOWA’S CASE

On Monday November 11, 2019, the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, delivered its judgement on the appeal by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu, challenging the decision of the Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to sustain INEC’s decalration of Seyi Makinde as the winner of the March 9 Oyo State governordhip election. In its ruling, the Appeal Court refused … Continue reading 2019 Guber Petitions: MAKINDE, AYADE, SANWOOLU TRIUMPH, AS APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN OKOWA’S CASE

ADEBAYO ADELABU & ORS VERSUS SEYI MAKINDE & ORS: A REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEAL – By Tolulope Aderemi, L.LM (Scotland)

The media (as now styled; the traditional and new media ) has been inundated with commentaries over the recent judgement of the Court of Appeal in respect of an appeal by the All Progressives Congress and Mr. Adebayo Adelabu against the judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal of Oyo State, which declared Mr. Seyi Makinde as the winner of the gubernatorial election. In its judgment, … Continue reading ADEBAYO ADELABU & ORS VERSUS SEYI MAKINDE & ORS: A REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEAL – By Tolulope Aderemi, L.LM (Scotland)

2019/2020 Rivers Legal Year: GOV WIKE FLAYS NBA FOR DECENDING INTO POLITICAL ARENA

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Rivers State Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for decending into the political arena by issuing politically motivated ultimatums on security in the state. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, disclosed in a report that, addressing a special court session of the Formal Opening of the 2019/2020 Legal Year of … Continue reading 2019/2020 Rivers Legal Year: GOV WIKE FLAYS NBA FOR DECENDING INTO POLITICAL ARENA

Libel: AGAIN, OSHIOMOLE LOSES BID TO STOP ORTOM’S SUIT

A Makurdi High Court Presided over by Justice Augustine Ityonyiman today struck out a motion filed by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomole, praying the court to strike out the N10 billion libel suit instituted against him by the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom. The motion prayed the court to strike out the suit over the non-joinder of Vanguard … Continue reading Libel: AGAIN, OSHIOMOLE LOSES BID TO STOP ORTOM’S SUIT

2019 Election: WIKE TRIUMPHS AGAIN, AS SUPREME COURT STRIKES OUT ELIGIBILITY SUIT

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State further consolidated his 2019 victory in the last governorship election in Rivers State, when the Supreme Court, on Monday, July 15, struck out the suit challenging the eligibility of his candidature to contest the guber election as the PDP Flag bearer, on March 9, 2019. A five-man panel of Supreme Court Justices, in two unanimous judgments of the Apex … Continue reading 2019 Election: WIKE TRIUMPHS AGAIN, AS SUPREME COURT STRIKES OUT ELIGIBILITY SUIT