Saying that Nigerian courts are not adequately empowered to deal effectively with the growing trend of hate speeches is stating the obvious. A professor of Public Law and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Taiwo Adetayo Osipitan states in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE that the inadequacy of the provisions of…
Trial of Danish accused of killing wife resumes tomorrow
A Lagos High Court, Igbosere will on January 16 resume hearing on the ongoing trial of Danish citizen, Mr. Peter Nielsen alleged of killing his wife, Zainab and their three year old daughter, Petra.
Access to Justice blames judiciary for Onnoghen’s ordeal
Justice Sector Watchdog, Access to Justice (A2J) has blamed the judiciary for the ordeal being faced by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
Effects of Admiralty Jurisdiction Act on Federal, State high courts
The fact of the case is that, Bunch Energy Limited (Complainant Company) advertised on its website that it desired to buy petroleum products. One Chief Victor Ndee responded that he could supply the petroleum products, but that the Complainant...
Hassan Bello: ‘Incorporation of international laws into the Nigeria’s municipal laws is a constitutional provision’
Domestication of the principles of international admiralty law agitated the minds of jurists, lawyers and stakeholders at the last maritime seminar for judges.
Ade’s copyright suit set for Supreme Court
African Songs Limited (ASL) and its sister company, Take Your Choice Records Stores Limited (TYC), will appeal a Court of Appeal judgment which dismissed their appeal in an alleged copyright abuse case by popular musician King Sunny Ade. TYC, founded by late Chief Bolarinwa Abioro, is seeking justice over an alleged breach of copyright agreement…
CBN vs MTN: In conclusion
It was the night of Christmas Eve when the whole house was still and even the drop a pin could be heard. But the bigwigs at the Central Bank of Nigeria and mobile network...
Suit seeking to stop ‘operation python dance’ awaits CJ’s action
The suit filed by a Lagos-based rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, at the federal high court, Abuja, praying for the declaration of “Operation Python Dance” across...
Bank to pay N3.2 million damages for negligence
Justice Adebayo Oyebanji of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja has awarded N3.2 million against First Bank of Nigeria Plc for unlawful withdrawals from the account of the claimant, Abiodun Foluso.