On February 13, 2020, the Supreme Court delivered a judgement in the case between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others verus Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo and three others. In its 24 pages lead judgment delivered by Justice Ejembi Eko...
Integrate ECOWAS court into your trainings, body urges Nigerian lawyers
The president of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, has challenged members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to integrate the study of the Court into its continuous legal education programme.
Lagos NBA promotes access to justice, offers free legal services in police stations
Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch has pledged to promote access to justice through its Police Duty Solicitors Scheme (PDSS).Human Rights Committee (HRC) chairman of the branch, Mr. Okey Ilofulunwa said the scheme would drive implementation of sections 33 and 34 of the Administration of Criminals
Jurist decries Nigeria’s poor state of infrastructure
A partner at Templars corporate and commercial practice group, Ijeoma Uju has decried the poor state of infrastructure in Nigeria, saying such was a big barrier for the country’s hope of playing big under the Africa Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).
Judgment in case seeking removal of NYSC DG set for April 7
Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed February 7, 2020 for judgment in a suit seeking the removal of the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim.
Victim prays Ganduje, AG to honour N60m compensation verdict
A victim of nine years “horrific detention”, Muhammad Abubakar has prayed the Attorney General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Kano state, Ibrahim Muktar, to pay N60million compensation awarded to him by Court of Appeal.
Is identification parade essential for a conviction?
This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Enugu division given on Friday December 20, 2013. The appellant and one other had earlier been arraigned before the Enugu State High Court, sitting at the Nsukka Judicial division, on July 21, 2003.
Businessman seeks reassignment of suit against Eko Hotel to another judge
A Lagos businessman, Chief Solomon Nwadiogbu, has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos to reassign his case against the management of the Eko Hotel and Suites from the current judge, Justice Saliu Saidu
Group sues for dialogue among youths
A non-governmental organization, The Centre for Equality and Equity (CEE), has identified dialogue as a solution to the lingering lawlessness among youths in the society.
Man arraigned for allegedly pirating Nigerian Weekly Law Reports
A 37 years old man, Chidi Ofoekwe has been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly pirating series of publications of the Nigerian Law Publications Limited. Ofoekwe was arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan on 24 count charge brought against him by the police of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID)…
Whether documents tendered and admitted in evidence can be used for all purposes
John Ekweogu & Ors v. Eusebius Anyama & ORS (2020) LPELR-49292 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Owerri Judicial Division Holden at Owerri On Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 Suit No: CA/OW/172/2014 Before Their Lordships: RAPHAEL CHIKWE AGBO, JCA ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA IBRAHIM ALI ANDENYANGTSO, JCA Between 1. JOHN EKWEOGU 2. ANTHONY NNOHAM…