So far, the response of the Government has been rather sluggish and largely without any discernable focus. Why the delay in quarantining the whole of Nigeria, as soon the pandemic started rearing its ugly head.....
Man arraigned for allegedly impersonating firm’s managing director
A 22-year-old man, Jeremiah Onochie has been arraigned before a Federal Capital Territory Court, Abuja for impersonating the managing director of Vetiva Capital Limited, Mr. Chuka Eseka and obtaining money from members of the public with a promise of 100 per cent interest within one hour.
Impact of COVID-19 and Saudi-Russia standoff on Nigerian oil sector
The Oil and Gas Sector largely constitutes the fundamentals of the Nigerian economy, accounting for over 90 per cent of the country’s foreign exchange earnings. Since the discovery of oil in commercial...
Lagos family alleges police harassment over land dispute
The heads and principal members of Omomunmi Oja Chieftaincy family of Oko Egan Alapa village in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos state have appealed to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Inspector General of Police ...
Human rights lawyers, CSOs seek amendments in VAPP, anti-torture acts
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), human rights lawyers and relevant stakeholders have called for an amendment and implementation of the anti-torture act and Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) to ensure that suspects or victims are treated humanly.
Proof of customary law in relation to oath-taking in land matters
At the High Court of Anambra State, the respondents as plaintiffs took out a writ of summons against the appellants as defendants seeking the following reliefs: (a) A declaration that the land in dispute is the exclusive property of the plaintiffs and are entitled to the customary right of occupancy....
‘Foreign collaborations will enhance legal services in multiple jurisdictions’
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has declared that the collaboration between two leading firms in Nigerian and Indian will help in providing legal services
Olanipekun urges more synergy between bar, bench
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has called for more synergy between the Bar and Bench to accelerate the growth of the nation’s judiciary.
Law club tasks government, religious leaders, others on covid-19 challenge
The Constitutional Law Club (CLC) of the Lagos State University (LASU) has called for a joint effort of government at highest levels, religious leaders, community leaders, private sectors
Court affirms dethronement of Lagos monarch
The Court of Appeal, Lagos has affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere which dethroned Michael Onakoya as the traditional ruler and Orijeru of Igbooye land