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December 4, 2018 5:30 PM Lawyers protest assault, detention of colleague in Anambra

Addressing journalists, the Chairman of Idemili Branch of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barr. P. A. Asame, said that Arinze was assaulted and detained on the order of the Otuocha Police Area commander while he was calling for peaceful settlement of a case. He said, “A lawyer who came to do his work at Otuocha Area Command was assaulted and detained on the order 21

November 20, 2018 11:46 AM 26-year-old prophetess’ son remanded in prison for raping 9-year-old girl in Ondo

A 26-year-old man, Friday Akinlaja who was reported to have allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl (name withheld) in Akure, the Ondo state capital has been remanded at the Olokuta Medium Prison. Akinlaja, who is the son of a popular Prophetess of a Pentecostal Church in Akure, committed the offence in Oda area of the state capital. He was said to have been nabbed 30

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 33

November 8, 2018 3:39 PM Ochanya: Ex-NBA chairman recommends life imprisonment for rapists

The death of Ochanya from Benue state who was sexually abused by her guardians has continued to generate reactions in Nigeria, as a former Bauchi State Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barrister Aniekan Mendie has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that anyone convicted for rape should be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour 25

November 6, 2018 6:18 AM Ex-NBA chairman kidnapped, wife murdered

Gunmen have kidnapped a former Auchi branch Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, A. O. Itemuagbor. The incident reportedly occurred in Edo, along the Benin-Auchi expressway. Itemuagbor was on his way to Auchi from Benin, after Sunday’s convention of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, when he was ambushed around Ehor in Uhunmwode Local Government Area. The assailants 28

November 1, 2018 11:56 AM Antoine Griezmann names football league he’ll end his career

Atletico Madrid ace, Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he would love to end his career playing for a club in the Major League Soccer, MLS, USA. Griezmann, who currently plays in the La Liga with Atletico, won the 2018 FIFA World Cup with France in the summer. According to him, MLS has a different mind-set from other football leagues in the world, adding 23

October 30, 2018 11:41 AM Neymar reveals his ‘Idol’ in football, calls Cristiano Ronaldo a ‘monster’

Paris Saints-Germain forward, Neymar has named Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi, as his ‘idol’ in football. According to him, he learns from Messi and Ronaldo every day because he wants to score more goals and win titles. The Brazilian international, who spent four seasons in the La Liga playing for Barcelona at the Camp Nou, said both five-time Ballon d’Or winners 26

August 31, 2018 5:58 AM Buhari on rule of law: Withdraw statement, stop rewriting constitution – Edwin Clark

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark has condemned a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari that his administration would continue to place national security and interests above the rule of law. Buhari made the comment at the opening ceremony of the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday. Clark while speaking at the second 27

August 4, 2018 11:30 AM NBA Africa 2018 Game

Team Africa play Team World in the third NBA Africa Game at Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria, South Africa, on Saturday. The game, which tips off at 5 p.m. CAT (11 a.m. ET), is being played in support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Team Africa will be comprised of players born in Africa, or with direct family ties to the continent, while Team World 31

July 12, 2018 1:28 PM Forbes Lists 19-Year Old Nigerian As The Highest Paid NBA Draft

Forbes has named Deandre Ayton as the hightest paid NBA draft signed in 2018 valued at $41.8m for two years. According to the report, ‘the highest pay will go to 19-year-old Nigerian, Deandre Ayton of Arizona who is the number one overall pick who should earn a maximum of $41,242,888 over his rookie contract with the Phoenix Suns, including approximately 25