Tag: Law

Buhari Congratulates New NBA President, Olumide Akpata

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Olumide Akpata on his election as the President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The president, in a statement issued by ... Read More

Electoral Bill 2020 Will Inject Better Ideas into Electoral System — Senate

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral ... Read More

Sokoto State Set to Domesticate Child Protection Law

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2019

Sokoto state government has called for public support towards the enactment of the children protection law aimed at making them better adults. News Agency of ... Read More

We can’t Afford to Fail on Account of Lawless Acts – Malami

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2019

Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation says the Ministry of Justice cannot afford to fail on account of the lawless acts of the ... Read More

Dogara Explains Role of National Assembly, Believes Many Nigerians Misunderstood it

Tanimu- July 16, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Many Nigerians do not quite understand the functions of the Parliament in carrying out its constitutionally assigned roles and responsibilities, speaker of ... Read More

Executive Order 6 to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595bn – FG

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 16, 2018

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have an immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over ... Read More

Lawyer Cautions Adamawa Assembly Against Tenure Elongation of LGC Chairmen

Henry Solomon- June 4, 2018

A legal practitioner in Yola, Mr. Sunday Wugira, has cautioned Adamawa House of Assembly against conceding to the request of elected council chairmen in the ... Read More

Lagos Government Seeks to Amend High Court Law

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2018

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday said a bill seeking to amend the High Court law was underway, to meet up with the ... Read More

Justice Yunusa’s Corruption Trial: Court Lacks Jurisdiction, says Lawyer

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 9, 2018

The defence in the corruption trial of Justice Mohammed Yunusa, a judge of the Federal High Court, said on Friday that an Ikeja Special Offences ... Read More

Community Lauds Anti-Open Grazing Law in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 3, 2018

Some prominent residents of Mbakyoondu in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue says the Anti-Open Grazing Prohibition law enacted in the state will guarantee ... Read More

Law Backing Bees Not to Be Harmed

Tanimu- November 9, 2017

Report monitored from Independent said a total ban on bee-harming pesticides being used across Europe will be supported by the UK, the Environment Secretary has ... Read More

Magistrates Work Under Deplorable Conditions, Association Says

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2017

Magistrates handle 80 percent of court cases in Nigeria, but they work under very deplorable conditions, Mr. Saidu Umar, the National President, Magistrates’ Association of ... Read More

Nigerians Hail Signing Into Law Diaspora Commission Bill

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2017

The Nigerians in the Diaspora in America (NIDOA) have applauded Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for signing the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Establishment Bill 2017 into ... Read More

Senate Enacts Law To Combat Unfair Business Practices

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2017

With the passage of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Act, the Senate has moved the country one step closer to establishing a legal ... Read More

President Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police Cell

Tanimu- April 13, 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday signed an anti-torture law seen by human rights activists as an important step towards eliminating torture in police ... Read More

Trump Revokes Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Rights

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2017

President Donald Trump has revoked the rights given to transgender students in public schools to use any bathroom of their choice. With this move, Trump ... Read More

Tanzania Government Reads Riot Act To Foreigners

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2017

Tanzanian government has given 30-days to foreigners comprising of employees, employers and employment agents to verify their work and residence documents. The Labour Commissioner said ... Read More

APC Commends Police Over Protests

Abdul Jimoh- February 9, 2017

Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, Abuja; The All Progressives Congress (APC) commends the exemplary conduct and professionalism displayed by security and allied agencies, particularly the Nigeria Police ... Read More

Nasarawa State Governor Al-Makura Pledges To Work With Judiciary To Ensure Rule of Law

Tanimu- November 25, 2016

Gov. Almakura Receives Leadership of NBA and reaffirms State Government Commitment towards ensuring a viable Law Administration in the state. His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura ... Read More

There is no Sharia Bill before National Assembly- Dogara

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 20, 2016

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has cleared the air on rumours of existence of a bill seeking to introduce ... Read More