NBA president in court over alleged N1.4 billion fraud (Guardian)

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, Monday, appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last Friday filed a 10-count charge against Usoro over…

Curry leads charge as Warriors cruise past Hawks (Punch)

December 4, 2018 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson combined for 85 points as the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a balanced offence to roll over the Atlanta Hawks 128-111 on Monday. Curry was playing in just…

NBA Opens New Training Centre In Senegal (Independent)

The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Monday cut the ribbon on a new training centre in Saly, Senegal, where it hopes to develop a new generation of African players for the league. The facility, which features two indoor courts and…

LeBron passes Chamberlain on NBA list (BBC)

LeBron James has become the fifth highest points scorer in NBA history, passing Wilt Chamberlain, as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trailblazers 126-117. The 33-year-old beat Chamberlain’s record of 31,419 points with a free throw late in the…

Tiger stays out of Trump feud with NFL, NBA athletes (Sports.Yahoo)

Tiger Woods stayed out of US President Donald Trump’s feuds with NBA and NFL players after Sunday’s final round of the US PGA Northern Trust tournament. Woods, a 14-time major winner in his first event since finishing second at the…

Amasa Firdaus called to bar in hijab (Guardian)

The embattled law graduate Firdaus Amasa has been finally called to bar in her hijab, seven months after she was first denied. Amasa was denied entrance to the International Conference Centre, Abuja on December 12, 2017, where the call to…

Osinbajo tasks lawyers, others on effective administration of justice (Guardian)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has charged lawyers and law enforcement officers on effective delivery in the administration of justice, which he said, is far too slow in holding people accountable to anything, including corruption, petty offences or even some of…

NBA defies police order, protests Land Use Charge (Punch)

In defiance of the arrest threat by the Lagos State Police Command, members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja branch, and civil society groups, protested against the Land Use Charge Law of Lagos State, 2018. The protesters, led by the…

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