Senior Partner, PUNUKA Attorney and Solicitors, Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN), has said there is need for Africa and indeed, Nigeria to keep up with the current upsurge in international arbitration, if...
Court directs Lagos government, waste managers to resolve disputes
A Lagos High Court, Igbosere has directed all the Private Sector Participants (PSP), the Waste Management Operators and the Lagos State Government to meet in order to resolve all the issues in...
‘A lot of women do not know their rights’
The learned silk, noted that prosecution of such cases are increasing by the day, adding that it was a taboo even mentioning the fact that one was raped, worst still, coming to court to say so before now.
Office of Public Defenders harps on free legal services for indigent persons
The director, Lagos State Office of the Public Defender (OPD), Mrs Olubunkola Salami, has said the state government is resolved to ensure that all residents in Lagos, have access to justice irrespective of their financial strength.
Landlord files contempt charge against taskforce on land grabbers
A Lagos landlord, Engr. Babatope Bejide has filed a contempt proceeding before a Lagos High Court, Igbosere seeking to commit to prison, the chairman of the Lagos land grabbers’Committee, Mr. Jide Bakare.
Lekki Gardens MD faces manslaughter charge
The Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Friday filed a six charge criminal charge against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Ltd, Mr Richard Nyong and others at the Lagos High Court.
Nomination of lawyers for Supreme Court bench stokes controversy
To qualify for appointment to the bench of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the fellow must be a legal practitioner of not less than 15 years. The same applies to whoever is to be appointed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Witness tells court how his money was allegedly withdrawn
A retired Deputy Director in the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Adebayo Babalola, an engineer, has narrated to a Lagos High Court, Ikeja how money was allegedly withdrawn from his domicilliary account with one of the new generation bank
Bank worker challenges termination of appointment
A senior member of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has sued it before the National Industrial Court, (NIC), Lagos for wrongful termination of employment. The plaintiff, Gbite Mathew Adegoke is claiming N1.2 billion as damages and special damages.....
Unconstitutionality of constituency projects
From my own personal understanding, constituency projects were conceived to give money to members of the National Assembly who will in turn execute projects of their choice in their respective constituencies.