Law School class ’84 commended
FORMER President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Okey Wali, SAN has commended the Law School class ’84, for maintaining the foundation of integrity in spite of the rot that has pervaded the society.
Expanding frontiers of ADR: National Industrial Court of Nigeria’s approach (2)
THE Hon. President of the Court in setting in motion the establishment of the ADR Centre stated thus: “The Alternative Dispute Resolution technique is arrived at assisting parties in dispute to arrive at mutually acceptable agreement in less costly
Guide to derivatives as Risk Management Mechanisms (2)
FOR example, a flight ticket presents an option and by using the ticket, a passenger has an option to travel.
Lawyers, others assess Nigeria’s arbitration capabilities
THE capacity of Nigeria to be favored as the International venue for arbitration activities and how to meet the required standard, formed the basis of the discussion held at the International Centre for Arbitration & ADR in Lekki, Lagos.
Abia tribunal upholds election of Orji, son
THE Abia State National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has upheld the elections of the immediate past Abia state governor Chief Theodore Orji and his son Chinedum Orji as senator for Abia Central and Lawmaker for Umuahia State Central Constituency respectively.
Businessman urges court to order arrest of ex-Imo State Information commissioner
A Lagos-based businessman, Louis Okere, has urged the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to order the arrest of a former Commissioner for Information in Imo State, Theodore Ekechi, for allegedly disobeying an order directing him to appear before it.
‘We need to use information technology in training of lawyers’
The aphorism that the world is a global village is finding expression in the practice of law. Lawyering has since taken a global dimension such that legal services now know no boundaries.
Supreme Court cannot interfere with concurrent finding of lower courts unless appellant shows sufficient reasons (2)
Scholars have seldom disagreed with judicial authorities on this question, C. O. Okonkwo, Okonkwo and Naish: Criminal Law in Nigeria (Second Edition) (Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd, 2009) 209 et seq; A. G. Karibi-Whyte, History and Sources of Nigerian Criminal Law (Ibadan; Spectrum Books Ltd, 1988) passim; Archbold’s Pleadings:
Court grants firm’s injunction over Afren Plc
A Lagos High Court has granted Earl-Act Global Associated Company Limited, an interlocutory injunction restraining Afren Plc, including the company’s Administrators (Messrs Alix Partners) and the Blackstone Group from dealing with Afren assets.
Expanding frontiers of ADR: National Industrial Court of Nigeria approach
The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon. Justice B.A Adejumo, recently caused to be established the National Industrial Court of Nigeria Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre with its accompanying National Industrial Court of Nigeria Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre Rules, 2015. Power To Establish The ADR Centre: There is no gainsaying the…