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Bayelsa: Babalola, Olanipekun protest Supreme Court’s N60m penalty, criticisms

Bayelsa: Babalola, Olanipekun protest Supreme Court’s N60m penalty, criticisms

The Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Chief Afe Babalola, and Chief Wole Olanipekun, have formally protested the fine imposed on them by the Supreme Court over the suit challenging the apex court’s ruling on the Bayelsa governorship matter. The lawyers, in two protest letters addressed to the National Executive Council of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), […]

Bayelsa verdict: Supreme Court fines Babalola, Olanipekun N60m

Bayelsa verdict: Supreme Court fines Babalola, Olanipekun N60m

The Supreme Court on Wednesday fined two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Chief Afe Babalola and Chief Wole Olanipekun, N30 million each for agreeing to file an application for the review of its judgment on Bayelsa governorship election. Olanipekun was the APC lawyer, while Babalola represented Lyon at the hearing. The apex court ruled that each […]

No law prohibits establishment of Amotekun — Afe Babalola

No law prohibits establishment of Amotekun — Afe Babalola

THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with the Attorney General. On the contrary, it is absolutely constitutional and legal.

Afe Babalola canvasses true federalism

Afe Babalola canvasses true federalism

Afe Babalola A legal luminary and elder statesman, Afe Babalola, has made a case for Nigeria to return to its 1960/93 constitution and restructuring along the path of true federalism. Babalola was a guest speaker at the 12th Faculty Week of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The forum had as […]

Border Closure: Why I support the Federal Government ― Afe Babalola

Border Closure: Why I support the Federal Government ― Afe Babalola

By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) Aare Afe Babalola has thrown his weight behind the Federal government over the continuous closure of the nation’s land border, saying the action would in no small measure improve the economy of Nigeria. Babalola said unrestricted inflow of foreign goods into the country […]