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The Nigerian Bar Association has started legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari over his extension of the Mohammed Adamu’s tenure as inspector-general of police. Buhari, Adamu and the Police Service Commission are named as respondents in the suit FHC/L/CS/214/2021 filed by NBA’s public interest litigation committee before the Federal High Court in Lagos. NBA wants Continue Reading
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the 9th House will ensure a policing system that works for all citizens in view of the recent #EndSARS protests. Gbajabiamila said to achieve the above, the House will carry out a wholesale reform of the Nigeria Police from recruitment to training […]Continue Reading
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Foremost Nigerian Lawyer and former President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Wole Olanipekun say the Nigerian constitution needs outright replacement and not an amendment. Olanipekun who differed in opinion to those calling for an amendment of the constitution insists on a complete replacement of the document. The legal luminary said over the weekend at a […]Continue Reading
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the Federal Government’s decision to disburse State funds on behalf of State judiciaries, under the purported Executive Order 10, is illegal and ill-advised. He said if the decision is implemented more problems will be created and this will hamper the independence of the judiciary. Governor Wike stated this […]Continue Reading
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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has defended the freezing of bank accounts belonging to #EndSARS promoters and believes the action is not a conclusion the accounts were used to sponsor acts of treason. “Speaking very honestly, I don’t see anything wrong in it,” the governor who doubles as the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ […]Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos State branch, has called on the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, to release innocent citizens arrested during the #EndSARS protests. The association made the call in a letter signed by the branch Chairman, Mr. Yemi Akangbe, and Chairman, NBA Lagos Human Rights Committee, Mr. […]Continue Reading