Justice Jubril Abisoye Bashua of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja has restrained Simon Ogundipe and others from alienating in any manner or dealing with Siwonoye family land without...
Instances where adoption of summary judgment procedure will be inappropriate
The respondent by way of writ of summons initiated a claim before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory and sought the following reliefs:
Rebuild citizen’s trust, confidence, SAN tasks government
Former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) presidential aspirant, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN) has charged governments at all levels to be more responsive to the needs of the people...
Court vacates AMCON’s possession order against firm, says it suppressed facts
A Federal High Court, Abuja has vacated the ex-parte order it issued in favour of Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) and its receiver manager against Peace Global Satellite Communication Limited (PGSCL) over a disputed loan.
Criminal justice administration in Nigeria: motion without movement
The Court of Appeal is unhappy. Its unhappiness stems from the inability to dispense justice in several cases clogging its dockets over the years.
Burning of courts pose serious danger, setback to judiciary, says Akingbolu
It is a big setback for the judiciary, particularly judges, lawyers and litigants. I spoke with a lawyer after the incident and he told me about a case he has been handling for 13 years and he was on his last witness before the arson happened.
Experts call for new policy to address dangers of growing population
Legal experts and other professionals have called on the federal government to have a deliberate policy shift and human capital development to cushion the effect of the country’s rapid ly growing population. Speaking during the ÆLEX 14th annual lecture, Mohamed Yahya, Resident Representative to Nigeria for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and one of…
Compel AMCON to publish information on Nigerian debtors, lawyer prays court
A lawyer, Osita Enwe has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos to compel the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), its Director General and the head of its legal department to grant the plaintiff access to information on debtors under the non-performing loans.
Family of police officer allegedly slain by colleagues’ demand N400m compensation
The family of Inspector Ayodeji Bankole Erinfolami of the Police Anti-Cultism and Kidnapping Unit SCID, Area “C’’ of the Lagos State Police Command, Surulere, has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to probe his death and also pay a compensation of N400m.
‘Benue State open grazing prohibition law has reduced attacks’
The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Benue State, Mr. Mike Gusa has stated that since the enactment of the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition, Ranches establishment Law 2017, the rapidity and number of attacks on communities by suspected herdsmen have reduced.
‘You can’t stop police investigation’
A Lagos State High Court has struck out a suit filed by an Abia State-based businesswoman, Euphemia Okeke against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu and six others.