There are laws against intellectual property theft but most creative artists do not know about the existence of those laws. As a result of this lack of knowledge, victims of intellectual property theft...
‘No data privacy law in Nigeria’
Partner, Lagos based finance law firm, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (DOA), Ms. Soibi Ovia has lamented the absence of data privacy law in Nigeria.
How cloned SON logo was discovered
The Federal High Court, Lagos has heard how 147 cartons of NSNOWS Gas Refrigerants with cloned Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) logos were allegedly discovered in the possession of the Managing Director of Agastorm Ltd, Nonso Udoye.
Outdated laws, bane of Nigeria’s creative industry, says Idigbe
Unclear policies, outdated laws, improper regulation and lack of governmental or substantial private sector investment are some of the drawbacks hindering the maximization of creative industry potentials in Nigeria.
NBA honours Agomoh, veteran prison reform activist
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has bestowed an award on veteran prison reform activist and Founder/Executive Director of Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), Dr. Uju Agomoh.
The oversight powers of the National Assembly
It has been an interesting fortnight or thereabouts for Nigeria’s constitutional theorists, debating the ongoing face-off between the Senate and the Inspector General of Police.
Special courts, state police and criminal justice reform in Nigeria
Nigerian criminal justice system needs reform. This is an obvious statement of fact that only few can contest its veracity.Although the coming of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) was aimed at addressing the challenges in the system, it is clear that much more still need to be done....
Why authors experience intellectual property theft
A lawyer, Chiji Tony Lebechi, has said Nigerian artistes/authors experience intellectual property theft as a result of ignorance of extant laws.Lebechi, who spoke at an event in Lagos to mark the 2018 United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Book and Copyright Day....
Eminent jurists extol Ajomo’s virtues
Eminent jurists have extolled the virtues of a renowned professor of international law and ex-Director General (DG) of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), late Michael Ajomo.
Court compels NRC MD to exhibit travelling documents
Justice Moji Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos has compelled the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria to show evidence of travelling as he failed to appear on February 2018.