Legal experts have assured that the commencement of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AcFta) in January 2021 would boost the economies of member nations.
Is the proposed hate speech bill dead or hibernated?
Freedom of expression is considered one of the cardinal pillars and cornerstone of fundamental rights in human rights philosophy and entire legal jurisprudence.
Can allegations of conspiracy to commit forgery be sustained where the main offence of forgery is not proved?
The appellant as complainant, was a member of the Independence Baptist Church, and as such member was approached by one Pastor David Lang, asking for permission to use his piece of land
Appeal court upholds 170 years jail term against scammer
Court of appeal, sitting in Lagos has affirmed the conviction of a Nigerian, Ikechukwu Michael Ogbu sentenced to a cumulative 170 years mandatory terms of imprisonment for scamming someone
Convicted ex-Dangote staff acquitted
A Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has discharged and acquitted a former staff of Dangote Oil Refinery, Matina Amosu who was convicted for stealing the sum N3 million by a Lagos High Court.
Prof Olanrewaju Fagboun (SAN): A unique administrator, law teacher
Since the promulgation of the law, which established Lagos State University in 1983 and its consequent inception in 1984, the University has experienced the appointment of various persons
Osinbajo, CJN, others chart path for legal technology
The vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed; the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila
COVID-19 and its impact on at-risk individuals: Embracing a disability inclusive response
It is no breaking news anymore that a deadly virus termed COVID-19 has ravaged the world. What may seem novel or what gives more concerns is the way forward for every country and its citizens. While seeking solutions, it is important to ask- who is at risk? The majority of the answers are “everyone”. Who…
Crime suspects and the legality of media parade
Section 36 subsections 5 of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria as amended presumed every person who is charged with criminal offence as innocent until such person is convicted...
Justice, education sectors should be holistically reviewed to reduce sexual violence, says Akinlami
The issue of rape in Nigeria has to be considered from the root. VAPPA has only been domesticated in 11 states and when you add the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, you have 12.