SERAP threatens court action The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised the Federal Government to drop plan to borrow about N895billion from unclaimed dividends and funds in dormant accounts using the “patently unconstitutional and illegal Finance Act, 2020.” In an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, SERAP urged […]

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has expressed readiness to give (financial) autonomy to the judiciary arm of government in the state. While swearing in three judges at the Government House, Bauchi, yesterday, Mohammed said that the arm of government should be devoid of politics, describing it as the last […]

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Olumide Akpata has said that better laws would be made for the advancement of the society.   According to him, taking an active interest and participating in the law-making process is the core of NBA’s duty to the society.   In the association’s monthly report for November and […]

Michael Adeshina Jailed human rights activist and publisher of Sahara reporters, Omoyele Sowore has begun the battle to get himself released from Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, where he was remanded on Monday.null Sowore arrived at the Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja wearing handcuffs but appeared […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed cooperation in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and emphasised the possibility of joint production of vaccines against the virus. Kremlin disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. “The issues regarding the cooperation in the fight against the […]

The 17th edition of the Gani Fawehinmi’s Annual Lecture/Symposium organized yearly by the Nigerian Bar Association is set to hold on Friday, 15th January, 2021 at the Marquee of the Airport Hotel, Ikeja by 10am.    The theme of the Lecture is THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF NIGERIA’S DYSFUNCTION: ANY PATHWAY […]

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