Court seals off bank premises over alleged tax default
The premises of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc in Aba and Umuahia , were yesterday sealed off on the orders of an Abia State High Court sitting in Umuahia, the state capital over its failure to remit...
‘We will not achieve Nigeria’s full potential if we don’t devolve power’
The agitation for restructuring of the country has existed for a while. It was the agitation that led the last federal government setting up a National Conference to address the issues.
Oil and gas firm seeks to wind up another over alleged debtedness
An oil and gas firm, ICS Energy Limited, has prayed a Federal High Court, Lagos for an order to wind up Emerald Energy Resources Limited, operator of OML 14 (formerly OPL 229), for alleged inability to pay a debt of $3.2 million.
Stakeholders decry challenges in implementation of Lagos ACJL
Participants at a workshop in Lagos have decried the challenges in the implementation of the criminal justice system in Lagos, despite novel provisions in the states’ Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL), 2011.
Alegeh seeks constitutional amendment, financial autonomy for judiciary
Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Augustine Alegeh (SAN) has called for the urgent need for the National Assembly to amend the 1999 Constitution and grant financial autonomy to the judiciary.
Falana charges lawyers to defend rule of law
A senior advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana has charged the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), to defend rule of law.
‘We must restructure this country and go back to parliamentary system of government’
I do not think you should sack them merely because they were alleged to have stolen. Under our own constitution and in accordance with the rules of Nigerian justice, they ought to be heard.
Proposed appointment of lawyers to appellate courts raises concerns
These times have long gone and with the abundance of talent trained either here in Nigeria or abroad we have more than enough qualified Judges to fill any void in our appellate Court system.