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    Metro Growing concerns over influx of fake lawyers – Newtelegraph

    Lawyers at the weekend expressed worry over influx of fake lawyers despite policy of Seal and Stamp put in place by their umbrella body—the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). FOLUSO OGUNMODEDE reports Notwithstanding a policy of seal and stamp put in place to curb infiltration of quacks or … Read...
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    Metro NBA Abuja In Crisis Over Election

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, is enmeshed in a crisis as two rival factions lay claim to the executive offices. The secretariat of the branch in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja was on Friday shut following the degeneration of the crisis as each faction sought to obtain vital documents...
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    Metro Biafra: Drama in Court As Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Threatens to Withdraw From Trial

    Drama played out Monday at the continuation of trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. According to premiumTimes, the drama began when the lead defence counsel, Chucks Muoma, accused his clients of judicial misconduct, and threatened to withdraw from the case. “My...
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    Politics Bukola Saraki at CCT with 76 Lawyers

    As the trial of Senate president, Bukola Saraki resumed for the second day at the Code of Conduct this week. Saraki's lead counsel Kanu Agabi (SAN) came to the tribunal armed with 76 counsels. Related: Bukola Saraki Arrives CCT with 17 Senators [See LIST]
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    Politics CCT Trial: Saraki Arrives Court Again With 80 Lawyers

    Senator Bukola Saraki and other senators have arrived the court room around 9:55 am. He immediately went to greet members of his legal team led by Kanu Agabi, PM News reports. Saraki’s lawyer has also announced that the number of the lawyers to defend the Senate President may have increased to...
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    Politics CCT Trial: Saraki Floods Courtroom with 66 Lawyers

    According to report from PM News, the courtroom of the Code of Conduct Tribunal is already filled as excepted. The five benches reserved for Senator Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s senate president will be occupied by senators who are expected to accompany him to the Tribunal. Kanu Agabi, SAN, former...
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    Politics Kogi: Nigerian Lawyers React to Bello's Inauguration Without a Deputy

    Senior lawyers yesterday expressed divergent views about the implication of swearing in Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi State without a deputy taking the oath of office with him. The supposedly deputy governorship candidate, James Faleke who ran on a joint ticket with late Abubakar Audu had...
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    Politics Adams Oshiomhole Scraps Customary Court of Appeal

    The Edo Government on Tuesday repealed the Act establishing the Customary Court of Appeal in the state, PM news reports. Governor Adams Oshiomhole, who signed the Amendment Bill into law, said that the Customary Court of Appeal had ceased to exist in the state. He said that with the...
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    Politics NBA To Investigate Saraki's Lawyer's Action At CCT

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it will investigate the action of the senior counsel who represented the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday. NBA General Secretary, Mr Afam Osigwe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that...
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    Politics CCT Adjourns Saraki's Trial As Lawyers Stage Walk Out

    Saraki's lawyers staged a walkout from the tribunal room as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) ruled that Senate President Bukola Saraki’s trial must continue despite his appeal at the supreme court. In protest to the ruling, Saraki’s‎ lawyer, Mahmud Magaji said he was withdrawing from the...