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NBA President Demands Deliberate Investment in the Welfare of Judges

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The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN delivered an address at the Annual Legal Year Ceremony of the Court of Appeal.

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The event was held at the Court of Appeal Headquarters, Abuja and it had in attendance the President and Justices of the Court of Appeal as well as other eminent jurists and members of the Bar.

The NBA President in his address decried the poor working condition of the court and welfare of Justices.

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He stated that the salaries and allowances of judges and justices in the country have remained the same since 2008 and this has a negative impact on justice and justice delivery in the country.

He emphasized the need for the judiciary to be truly independent and described as worrisome the fact that “none of the presidential candidates for the upcoming 2023 election, who attended the Opening Ceremony of the just concluded NBA-AGC on the 21st August, 2022 spared any thought on the independence of the judiciary.”

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The NBA President urged “the government to deliberately invest in the welfare of Judges and Justices by strengthening the human capital within the justice sector and meeting all the infrastructural needs of the judiciary as a matter of urgency.”

Also, the President called on “the Federal Government to revisit the 2018 Report of the Committee on the Review of Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service, to bring same in tune with our present day realities and give effect to the final recommendations that will arise therefrom.”

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According to the Publicity Secretary, Habeeb Akorede Lawal, the NBA President reiterated the commitment of the NBA under his leadership to maintain a robust Bench and Bar relationship.

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“I Admire Your Eloquence, Calmness,” Emir Of Kano To Obi

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The Emir of Kano Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has declared that he admired the eloquence, calmness, humility of the standard bearer of the Labour Party, (LP) Mr Gregory Peter Obi.

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The Monarch stated these when the presidential candidate paid him a courtesy visit in his palace on Friday.

Said he “Iadmire your eloquence, calmness, humility, respect for culture, and fear of God.”

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A statement by the spokesman of the Thirdforce Dr Yunusa iTanko added that Obi visited the revered monarch as he arrived Kano to sympathize with the Kano Flood Victims as well as Beirut Road Collapsed Building.

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party the statement further stressed used the occasion of the visit to brief the Emir of his desire to serve Nigeria as the next president come 2023.

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The former Anambra State Governor, who said he had been exposed to various areas of governance for years, noted that he was experienced enough to lead Nigeria.

“Though l am in the state for sympathy visit, l deem it appropriate to make the Palace my first point of call to pay you Royal Homeage and to formally infor.m of my intention to run for president in the forthcoming election.”

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Mr Peter Obi furthet explained that he was also in the Palace to sympathize with him as a Royal Father for the twinntragedy that befell the state penultimate weeks.

The Emir who nited that the country was blessed with abundant resources but wondered why there were suffering, poverty and crimes, said he believed Obi was eminently qualified for the position as he did it as Anambra State Governor wished wished Peter Obi well in the pursuit of his ambition.

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Peter Obi was in company of Kano State Gubernatorial Candidate of Labour Party Engineer Bashir Ishaq Bashir, his running mate Dr. Datti Yusuf Baba Ahmed , Dr Yunusa Tanko and State Chairman of Labour Party Mall Raji in his entourage.

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2023: Obi Visits Emir of Kano, restated his Desire to Lead Nigeria+photos

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The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party Mr. Peter Gregory Obi on Friday visited the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero where he reiterated his desire to serve Nigeria.

Obi visited the revered monarch as he arrives Kano to sympathize with the Kano Flood Victims as well as Beirut Road Collapsed Building.

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The former Anambra State Governor, who said he has been exposed to various areas of governance for years, noted that he is experienced to lead Nigeria.


While he told the Emir he is in the state for sympathy visit, Obi said he deemed it appropriate to make the Palace his first point of call.

The visit to the palace, Peter Obi explained, is to pay Royal Homage to the revered Emir and also to formally inform him of his intention to run for president in the coming election and also to sympathize with him as a Royal Father for the twinntragedy that befalled the state penultimate weeks.

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On his part, the Emir of Kano expressed his happiness for the visit and said he admires Peter Obi’s eloquence, calmness, humility, respect for culture, and fear of God. He also thanked him for having respect for culture.


The Emir who said the country is blessed with resources but wondered why there’s suffering and poverty and crime, said he believed Obi is eminently qualified for the position as he did it as Anambra State Governor where he wished Peter Obi well in the pursuit of his ambition.

Peter Obi was in company of Kano State Gubernatorial Candidate of Labour Party Engr. Bashir Ishaq Bashir, his running mate Dr. Datti Yusuf Baba Ahmed , Dr Yunusa Tanko and State Chairman of Labour Mall Raji in his entourage.

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2023: Newly wed couple join Obidients in Abuja one million man march+video

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Newly wedded couple on Saturday join the Obidients one million man march in Abuja trending video emerges online.

Naijablitznews.com reports no one seems to be left out as depicted in this video showing the newly married couple marching for LP presidential candidate Peter Obi.

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