It is recalled that NBA President, Mr. Augustine Alegeh, SAN had announced the commencement of campaigns for the elections during the NBA National Executive Committee (NBA-NEC) meeting in Jos last February.
Abia governorship tussle: A case of falsehood, not forgery
Interestingly, the Ogah vs Ikpeazu case is a pre-election matter and it is adjudicated on by a Federal High Court, which is not constrained as duly interpreted by the Supreme Court above.
‘Our constitution encourages graft, stealing’
Any lawmaker that served for two terms would have acquired enough wealth that will last him and his family for a lifetime. For them to now propose that the Senate President and his deputy be granted life pension...
ICCN lauds commission on arbitration
The three-day Arbitration Conference was declared open by Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) ably represented by the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN).
Firm petitions Chief Judge over bias allegation
Aero Contractors of Nigeria Limited has petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta over allegation of granting an order of interim injunction by a justice of the Court...
Stakeholders advocate alternative dispute resolution mechanism in justice delivery
The President of National Industrial Court (NIC), Justice Babatunde Adejumo, who was represented by Justice Kenneth Amadi, said the role of the courts in supporting ADR in industrial disputes is apt and important, considering...
Court lacks jurisdiction where plaintiff has no locus standi - Part 2
It was further argued that being a representative action, it is not only the Plaintiff of Defendant who are the parties, the others who are not named are also parties, relying on Mbanefo v.Molokwu (2014) 1-2 S.C. (Pt. II) 137.
Court lacks jurisdiction where plaintiff has no locus standi
That it is trite that when a plaintiff has been found not to have the standing to sue or locus standi as in the instant case, the question whether other issues in the case had been properly...
President’s appointments violate federal character principles, says Bankole
Section 13 subsection (3) of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria said the composition of the government of the federation or any of its agencies and the conduct of its affairs shall be carried out in such a manner as to reflect the federal character of Nigeria...
Crisis looms from the prosecution of the Senate president and his deputy for alleged forgery - Part 2
Without going into the details of what, as earlier stated, is one of the most complex and perplexing issues of the federal system under our Constitution, it may be said that the creation and punishment...
Group commends passage of disability bill
Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has commended the Senate for passing the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill 2016.