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PreambleThis is a COMMINIQUE Issued by LAWYERS FOR BETTER NIGERIA (LBN) at the close of its emergency meeting held at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Garki, Abuja on Sunday 9th of October, 2016 at 1100hours. LBN is a Non-Governmental Organisation of lawyers, (mainly young lawyers) who have come together to demand good governance from government and in
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Monday, 10 October 2016 06:21

The ill-fated metamorphosis

– From Nigerian Bar Association to Nigerian ‘Baara’ Association– ‘Baara’ Means Solicitation for Alms in Yoruba“The law profession was, and remains, a noble calling. There are honourable and dishonourable lawyers, as there are scrupulous and unscrupulous people in all walks of life. Typically
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Ken Atsuwete, worthy Itsekiri son, Human Rights Lawyer/Activist of repute was gunned down early hours of today. Ken is handling some of the politically sensitive human rights matters in Rivers and indeed in the region.He is outspoken. He is the lawyer on the Ojukaye Flag-Amachree matter. He is with us on the ignominiously dismissed TIMARIV and
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Law Review Series: Provocation as a mitigating element in murder cases in Nigeria: Shande V. The State [2005] 40 WRN 145; [2005] 12 NWLR (PT. 939) 301, re-visited (1)By Collins Ogonnaya ARIKORIn any jurisdiction during the course of a criminal trial, an accused person may claim that a certain set of facts or events happened which ought to
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Thursday, 14 July 2016 15:10

Celebrating Wifa, SAN at 80

I have made the point that two lawyers inspired my becoming the lawyer that I am today. However, the third force in my sojourn in the Law is a man who I was destined to meet to fulfill a fundamental statutory requirement for my qualification and subsequent Call to the Nigerian Bar.Chief Barinua Moses Wifa (SAN); Founder and Principal at B M
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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave an order of perpetual injunction restraining the lawmakers who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, from effecting any leadership change in the House of Representatives.Delivering judgment, Justice Adeniyi Ademola lambasted the decampee lawmakers
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