Monday, December 18, 2017

Unini Chioma


There is no religious reason why Muslim women wearing the niqab or burka can't uncover their faces in court, Islamic leaders in Australia have clarified

On 24th April 2007, the Judicial Studies Board issued guidance to the judiciary as to the wearing of the niqab in court proceedings – see HERE.   The guidance was eventually incorporated into the Equal Treatment Benchbook at Chapter 3.3 (Religious Dress).


Some lawyers yesterday disagreed on the passage of a bill to regulate Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), as being proposed by the National Assembly. The National Assembly is proposing a Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Non- Governmental Organizations regulatory Commission for the supervision, Co-ordination and monitoring of Non-Governmental Organization, Civil Society Organization etc, in Nigeria and for related Matters.


* Minister urges dismissal of suit challenging bench warrant

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has asked a Federal High Court in Kaduna to declined jurisdiction over a suit by embattled former chairman of the Presidential Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, challenging the arrest warrant issued against him by an Abuja court.

Nigerian Parliament

FORMER Senate President, David Mark, disclosed yesterday that he gave answers to all the issues raised when he was invited by officials of the...