The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) is very worried about the dwindling fortunes of legal education and practice in Nigeria. The section is not only worried about the situation...
The kidnapper, a senator and his President
Three significant legal events have taken place over the past few weeks. The Senate President’s no-case submission was upheld by the code of conduct tribunal, a notorious alleged kidnapper...
CJN asks judges to invoke arbitration clause to attract foreign investment
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged judges across the federation, to invoke their powers under respective rules of courts to issue practice directions on arbitration clause.
Labour Party sues INEC, LASIEC over non-use of card reader
The Lagos State chapter of Labour Party (LP) has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Lagos State independent Electoral Commission...
Trial commences in suit against Institute on October 5
Justice E.O. Williams-Dawodu of the Lagos High Court (TBS) has adjourned for commencement of trial, in the N128 million suit filed against the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD) over alleged non-payment of debt to October 5.
NBA creates online registration for 2017 conference
Tapping into the innovations brought by the arrival of information and communication technology tools, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has launched a website that would ensure all participants at the 2017 annual conference register online.
Court reinstates Ogar 13 years after dismissal
The National Industrial Court, (NIC) Abuja, has reinstated Mr. Francis Ogar as a senior official of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), after a 13-year- legal battle he filed against the CCT for his wrongful dismissal and breach of his fundamental human rights.
‘Nigeria Law School should be deregularised’
It is frighteningly getting lower and lower. We need to push our educators and teachers to state the goal for our legal education. A goal that focuses on the development of competent lawyers conscious of social justice and ethical values.
Compel FG to pay us N121billion benefits, pensioners tell court
For allegedly deducting N121 billion from their wages, 29 pensioners have asked the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NIC), Lagos to order the federal government and seven others to pay them their benefits.