Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    NJC: We won’t suspend accused judges

NJC: We won’t suspend accused judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) says it will not suspend judges accused of corruption because the allegations against them have not been proved.The judges are Sylvester Ngwuta and John Okoro (supreme court); Adeniyi Ademola and Nnamdi Dimgba (federal high court); Mohammed Tsamiya (appeal court, Ilorin); Kabri Auta (high court, Kano) and Muazu Pindiga (high court, Gombe).On October 8, the Department [...]

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    NBA: Judges accused of corruption should go on compulsory leave

NBA: Judges accused of corruption should go on compulsory leave

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has advised judges facing allegations of corruption to proceed on compulsory leave until their innocence is proven.The judges are Sylvester Ngwuta and John Okoro (supreme court); Adeniyi Ademola and Nnamdi Dimgba (federal high court); Mohammed Tsamiya (appeal court, Ilorin); Kabri Auta (high court, Kano) and Muazu Pindiga (high court, Gombe).On October 8, the Department of [...]

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    POLL: Was the DSS right to raid judges’ homes?

POLL: Was the DSS right to raid judges’ homes?

On Friday night, the Department of State Services (DSS) raided the homes of some judges across the country.It arrested some of them over allegations of corruption. At least, two of the judges whose houses were raided have been critical of the agency.Adeniyi Ademola, a federal high court judge, handling the trial of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), who is [...]

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NBA to Buhari: Release arrested judges now or there will be consequences

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of the judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) or there will be consequences.The DSS had raided the homes of some judges across the country on allegations of corruption.Speaking with journalists on Saturday, Abubakar Mahmoud, president of the NBA, declared a state of emergency, [...]

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    Adegboruwa: Buhari has taken us back to the 1984 jackboot era of intolerance

Adegboruwa: Buhari has taken us back to the 1984 jackboot era of intolerance

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, human rights lawyer, wants the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to boycott the courts indefinitely in protest of the invasion of judges' homes by the Department of State Services (DSS).In a statement on Saturday, Adegboruwa described the raidas "full blown dictatorship now in action", saying "It is now a case of anarchists in power"."As judges have no voices to speak officially, I [...]

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    Senior lawyers frustrating the anti-corruption war, says Falana

Senior lawyers frustrating the anti-corruption war, says Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says some of the country's senior lawyers are aiding corruption by frustrating the prosecution of corrupt individuals through "orders of interlocutory or perpetual injunctions in favour of treasury looters".In a piece entitled 'The fight against anti-corruption agencies by NBA', Falana alleged that some of these lawyers have placed the rich and powerful individuals above the law.He said [...]

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    I refuse to be intimidated, NBA president tells Magu

I refuse to be intimidated, NBA president tells Magu

Abubakar Mahmoud, president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), says he will not allow Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to intimidate him.Reacting to a statement issued by the agency in response to his inaugural address at the NBA conference in Port Harcourt, the lawyer said Magu fell short of the standards expected of a public [...]

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    Magu: We’ll start going after lawyers who help looters escape justice

Magu: We’ll start going after lawyers who help looters escape justice

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the anti-graft agency will soon go after senior lawyers who aid and abet financial and economic crimes. He said this at the opening of a one-day workshop organised by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in collaboration with the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACC) at the Rockview hotel [...]

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    The best NBA dunks of LeBron James

The best NBA dunks of LeBron James

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    Bad laws chasing businessmen out of Nigeria, says Dogara

Bad laws chasing businessmen out of Nigeria, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the country is losing competitive businesses to neighbouring countries due to poor business environment caused by bad laws and lack of infrastructure.Dogara disclosed this when he received council members of the section of business law of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) at his office in Abuja.The speaker charged the business lawyers [...]

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    Magu: Some lawyers are vandals of justice

Magu: Some lawyers are vandals of justice

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), wants members of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to support the anti-corruption war effort of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that some lawyers are acting as "vandals of the temple of justice"..According to a statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, on Wednesday, Magu also urged members of the [...]

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    We’re not against your anti-graft war, NBA tells Buhari

We’re not against your anti-graft war, NBA tells Buhari

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it is not against the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari's government.Augustine Alegeh, president of the association, said this at a valedictory court session in honour of Muhammad Muntaka-Coomassie, a supreme court judge who bowed out of the apex court bench after clocking the 70 years mandatory retirement age.Alegeh condemned the “generalisation and/or categorisation” of [...]

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    Bill Kennedy, NBA referee, reveals he is gay

Bill Kennedy, NBA referee, reveals he is gay

Bill Kennedy, veteran NBA referee, has revealed that he is homosexual.The revelation comes amidst a row between Kennedy and Sacramento Kings guard, Rajon Rondo.Rondo was reported to have confronted the referee for ejecting him on two technical fouls in a game against the Celtics on December 3.The National Basketball Association (NBA) described Rondo’s statement as a “derogatory and offensive term”The player apologised for [...]

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    Kobe Bryant breaks Michael Jordan’s NBA scoring record

Kobe Bryant breaks Michael Jordan’s NBA scoring record

Milestone scoring moments from Kobe Bryant’s career, including the free throw that saw him pass Michael Jordan for third spot on the all-time point scoring list.NBA/YouTube [...]

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    Top 10 dunks of the 2014-2015 NBA preseason

Top 10 dunks of the 2014-2015 NBA preseason

As the NBA preseason comes to an end, the association takes a look at the top 10 dunks of the preseason.NBA/Youtube [...]

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    Basketball without borders

Basketball without borders

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