Pedro pledges most engaging law week
THE Solicitor General and permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice Lagos State, Lawal Pedro (SAN) has promised that the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) law week will be most impactful and thought provoking.
Nigerian lawyer appointed editor of international journal
DR Tonye Clinton Jaja have been appointed as the International Editor of Warsaw Journal of Comparative Law. Jaja is a lecturer at the University of Benin and a Legislative Drafting Lawyer at the National Assembly.
How important is Biosafety Law to Nigeria’s economy?
THE need for strategies and products to protect public health and agriculture in the event of a natural emergency or man-made biological incident cannot be over emphasized. Nigeria is a heterogeneous entity in which its citizens must live in safety conditions and saved from harmful incidences through chemicals in biological research and non-laboratory organisms.
Things Nigerians may not know about Yemi Osinbajo
By profuse printed and oral utterances so much had been said about General Muhammadu Buhari’s cleanliness, incorruptibility, Spartan lifestyle and unswerving mission and vision for Nigeria. The personality of General Buhari had eclipsed or dwarfed the entire APC political formation
Court calls for peace in landlord, tenant conflict
JUSTICE Iyabode Akinkugbe of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered that peace be maintained between a travel and tourism firm, Peacock Travels and Tours Limited and its landlord, Jude Ekwenife.
Impact of Supreme Court’s decision on development of e-commerce in Nigeria: Issues and prospects
The advent of technological development, and the consequent evolution of paperless transactions have permeated every sphere of life and the legal system in Nigeria is not excluded. We now live in an electronic age where everyday transactions are conducted on the platform of electronic devices.
Pension for lawmakers is unreasonable, says Osipitan
What is your view about President Jonathan’s decision to decline assent to the constitution amendment? The president has the right under the constitution to declined or assent to the amendment of the constitution and also not to have anything to do with it.
Ipaye promises to support NBA Lagos Law Week
LAGOS State Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ade Ipaye has assured the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos Branch that the state government would throw its full weight behind the association in its bid to organize a fitting and most memorable 2015 Law Week for its members.
Lawyers urge return of Isolo Secondary School to owners
LAWYERS to Akaix West Africa Limited, the original owners of Metropolitan College, now comprising of Isolo Secondary School in Lagos, have urged the State Governor, Babatunde Fashola to ensure the return of the school to them before the expiration of his tenure on May 29, 2015.
Crimes not proved beyond reasonable doubt must be resolved in favour of accused (2)
IT is trite that where an alleged crime has not been proved beyond reasonable doubt, any lingering doubts must be resolved in favour of the accused person so held the Court of Appeal holden at Lagos in a unanimous leading judgment delivered by His Lordship, Justice Amina Adamu Augie, JCA with His Learned brothers, Tijani Abubakar And Abimbola Osarugue Obaseki-Adejumo JJCA concurring while allowing the appeal.