Tag: SAN

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 16, 2019

Kingsley Moghalu reacts to Falana’s claim that he received an appointment from APC

Former presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has released a statement debunking the claim from a ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Your SAN title can be withdrawn if abused | CJN tells Osinbajo, Keyamo, others

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen has sworn-in 29 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria. The new SANs were sworn-in at the ...

AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

CJN to confer SAN rank on Keyamo, Osinbajo, others

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen will confer the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria on 30 lawyers on ...

EditorJune 29, 2017

Don’t freak out when Evans, the billionaire kidnapper hires your favourite SAN

by Alexander O. Onukwue When money talks, anything bold and serious works, regardless of whether a kidnapper is involved or ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

How SAN transferred N30m to Justice Ademola’s wife – bankers

Bank officials from Zenith Bank Plc and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc on Wednesday said there were transfers of N30m between the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 8, 2016

Justice Ajumogobia ‘allegedly received N5m from SAN’

The case against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court just got messier, as she has been accused of ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

Selective corruption war? EFCC boss dodges questions about Buratai’s Dubai properties

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, dodged questions about the allegations that the Chief ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

22 SANs announced by the Supreme Court

The community of Senior Advocates of Nigeria just received a swell addition from the Supreme Court. On Monday, the Legal ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 21, 2016

Falz has only praise for his dad, Femi Falana on his birthday

Falz the Bahd Guy who is the son of legal luminary, Femi Falana took to Instagram to celebrate his father ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

Activists say Lai Mohammed’s N13 million request illegal

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome and the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda, Edetaen Ojo have declared that the request to ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 1, 2016

Opinion: How SANs are fighting against anti-corruption war

Thinking of the constitutional guarantee of unhindered choice of legal representation, I disagreed at first with the statements attributed to ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2016

Ricky Tarfa sues MTN, EFCC, others for ‘N5bn’

Embattled Lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, has filed a fundamental rights suit against the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) and telecommunication giant, ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2016

EFCC charges SAN, Ricky Tarfa with ‘obstruction of justice’

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ricky Tarfa, has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a two-count ...

Janeth JAugust 25, 2015

Senators and reps want to get the SAN title too

Some federal and state lawmakers who are lawyers want to get the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title too. Senator ...

Janeth JJuly 12, 2015

APC lawmaker, Adeola hails Banire elevation as SAN

The National legal adviser of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Muiz Banire has added another feather to his hat as ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 10, 2015

For the second year running, Keyamo is snubbed for SAN rank

Popular Lagos lawyer Festus Keyamo has been yet again, overlooked for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Keyamo was ...

April 2, 2014

Femi Falana: The illegality of Justice Agumagu’s suspension

by Femi Falana In like manner, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has rejected the purported suspension of the Chief ...

December 31, 2013

Femi Falana: How the Supreme Court wrongly freed Olabode George

by Femi Falana, SAN However, the case of Bode George & co. should not be treated in isolation as it ...

December 14, 2013

Femi Falana: Nelson Mandela as the peoples’ Lawyer

by Femi Falana SAN Unlike most African lawyers Mandela did not go into legal practice to make money or gain ...

December 5, 2013

Boko Haram: Defence Headquarters put up 499 for trial including Medical Doctor

by Akintomiwa Agbaje 500 suspects including a medical doctor have been recommended for trial by the Defence Headquarters yesterday in respect ...

August 9, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Just send them away

by Olusegun Adeniyi It is rather unfortunate that many otherwise respected people would always see ethnicity in every problem and ...

July 31, 2013

Rivers crisis: Produce Chidi Lloyd today – Court orders police

by Akan Ido A Rivers State High Court has ordered the police to present before it the detained Leader of ...

April 4, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Message from Kenyan chimpanzees

by Olusegun Adeniyi President Jonathan must also lead on the issue. And he can only do that if he sees ...

October 30, 2012

TICKER: How Afe Babalola still teaches law at 80

To say that the Proprietor, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), is passionate about education is ...

August 17, 2012

WATCH: FCT Minister disregards court order, goes ahead with Mpape demolition

by Isi Esene The much touted rule of law which the President Goodluck Jonathan promised to observe during his election ...

July 20, 2012

Extreme democracy: Even the dead voted in NBA election, says candidate

by Isi Esene Emeka Ngige (SAN), the candidate who was defeated in the race to choose the president of the ...

July 12, 2012

At last! Femi Falana is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria – 24 others announced

by Isi Esene Twenty five lawyers out of the 71 interviewed by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee have been awarded ...

April 2, 2012

“Incompetent and abusive prosecution team” – Two years after, Erastus Akingbola is free to go

by Hauwa Gambo It was difficult enough for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to get him to court, since he ...

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