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NBA Faults Moves To Regulate Social Media As Nigerian Government Persists

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata has said the timing of the Federal Government to further regulate social media is suspicious and wrong. Gracing an interview on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, Apata who admitted that there are people who are “irresponsible” in their usage of social media, noted that the country has laws to…

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#EndSARS: NBA To Commence Legal Actions Against FG, Military Over Lekki Massacre

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the horrific killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll booth in Lagos State. NBA President, Olumide Akpata, in a statement asked the Nigerian Army to immediately identify the soldiers who carried out the attack and dismiss them from hours after the incident on Tuesday. A team of armed security…

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NBA Condemns Shooting At #EndSARS Protests, Declares Support For Citizens’ Rights | #EndSWAT

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the shootings at Nigerians partaking in the ongoing protests against police brutality in the country by the members of the police force. Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, NBA President, Olumide Akpata, said the use of live ammunitions will only aggravate the already tensed situation in the country.…

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NBA Star, Kevin Durant Announces He’s Tested Positive For Coronavirus

According to The Athletic, on Tuesday, NBA superstar Kevin Durant revealed that he’s tested positive for the new coronavirus. The basketball player is one of four of his Brooklyn Nets teammates to test positive for COVID-19. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant told the sports…

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NBA, Rights Groups Condemn Detention Of Journalist As Police Secretly Charge & Deny Him Justice

Earlier this week, The Acting president ordered for the overhaul of the Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, but yesterday, 15th of August, 2018, SARS operative secretly arrested and detained a journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, staff of an online portal, Premium Times. They commenced trial at a Magistrate’s Court in Kubwa and denied him access to his lawyers. He was charged…

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How Adorable! Steph Curry’s Newest Sneaker Design Is Modeled After His Wife, Ayesha’s Cookbook

NBA star Steph Curry and his wife Ayesha adorably joined forces for a special Mother’s Day giveaway. The Seasoned Life cookbook author recently shared a pair of custom sneakers her hubby made for her on her Insta story, and now the couple is giving away a pair to fans who use her meal kit service, Homemade. Steph has been collaborating with Under Armour to design several pairs of…

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Watch African Basketball League’s CEO Ugo Udezue Talk About Building Africa’s NBA On CNN African Voices

Ugo Udezue is a man on a mission. His goal is to create a sports empire to rival one of the most lucrative and successful franchises in the world; the NBA. His goal is to create a sports empire to rival one of the most lucrative and successful franchises in the world; the NBA. “I…

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NBA Player Glen Rice Jr. Shot In The Leg In A Gunfight At Rapper T.I.’s Restaurant

Former NBA player Glen Rice Jr.was shot in the leg reportedly at T.I.’s Atlanta restaurant. The gunfight which broke out on Sunday night after a verbal argument inside the eatery spilled out into the parking lotand Rice was shot in the leg. Cops say they have footage showing Rice running from the scene of the crime…

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Lamar Odom Update: He Has Reportedly Suffered Physical And Mental Setbacks In His Recovery

Lamar Odom, the former NBA star who nearly died in a Nevada brothel and seemed to be bouncing back has undergone two emergency surgeries that have left him in a “fragile” mental state, unidentified sources told. According to TMZ, doctors have reportedly locked the doors on all visitors except Khloe while Lamar deals with the immediate physical…

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