How to tackle economic recession, by Olisa Agbakoba
Former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has called on the federal government to take hold of the banking sector ...
‘We need to amend electoral act to discourage election violence’
Electoral violence has become one of the major factors threatening the growth of democracy in Nigeria. Aside from the resultant destruction of lives and property ...
FCT judge returns file on NBA suit
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja has returned the case file of the suit filed by a presidential candidate ...
Lawyer seeks special recognition for maritime, transport sectors
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and leading Maritime lawyer, Mr Chidi Ilogu, has said the maritime and the transport sectors deserve to be treated as specialized industry.
Passing the burden of legal fees to the other side - a recoverable cost?
It is often the practice to make out the statement (or, particulars) of claim in civil suits with a head of claim seeking to recover, in addition to other heads of claim, a claim for solicitor’s fees; often couched as ‘legal fees...
President’s nominations, NDDC Act and 1999 Constitution
The nomination of Engr Adjogbe Ajenakevwe Samuel by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has raised some commentary and views by personalities, groups and allied stakeholders.
‘Competition and consumer protection bill will break monopolies when passed into law’
Currently, Nigeria’s ranking is very poor. I think we are ranked number 169 out of 189 countries, which is not acceptable. But a lot is being done to remedy that abysmal record.
Chief Judge absolves judiciary of lapses in justice delivery
Chief Judge of High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Justice Ishaq Bello, has described the public condemnation of the judiciary for the alleged lapses in justice delivery in the country, as a misplaced perception.