Nigeria's criminal justice system in need of overhaul, lawyers say
For an effective criminal justice system in the country, some eminent constitutional lawyers on Monday canvassed the revision and harmonisation of the various criminal laws.
CJN okays special courts for corrupt cases
Walter Onnoghen broke the news while speaking at the opening of the 2017/2018 Legal Year, and the swearing-in of 29 members of the Nigerian Bar Association conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in Abuja.
Court orders status quo in case against ex-footballer
The claimant, Megallus Nigeria Limited, filed a motion on notice seeking to restrain the respondents from entering a piece of land measuring 57,739.633 square meters at Idasho Village, Elekan in Ibeju Lekki.
Lagos assembly has powers to legislate on hotel licensing
The Court also considered the subject introduced in the 2010 Amendment of the Hotel Licensing Law and opined thus: “I have carefully studied the main law the Hotel Licensing Law of 2003.
‘It’s unconstitutional for National Assembly to legislate on residual list’
Nigeria operates a federal system of government. In it, power is shared among the three tiers of government, namely, federal, states and the local government areas.
Is the problem the system or the people?
What is the system and how does it work? I’d like to suggest that the system is a theoretical machine handling the interaction between the government and the people, and the people between themselves.
Lawyers condemn corruption report against judiciary
Prominent Nigerian lawyers have condemned the report of recent survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which stated that the Nigerian judiciary and the Nigeria Police force (NPF) are the most corrupt institutions in the country.
NBA-SBL motivates young lawyers, supports movie on SAN
The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has partnered with several individuals and associations to support Tayo Aluko’s play, just an ordinary lawyer.