Fresh election is in order where no clear winner emerged (3) (b)
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE OWERRI JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT OWERRI ON THURSDAY THE 31ST DAY OF DECEMBER 2015 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS: HON. JUSTICE OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE PRESIDING JUSTICE COURT OF APPEAL HON. JUSTICE CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL HON. JUSTICE SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL HON. JUSTICE TIJSNI…
NAFDAC arraigns salesman over illicit drug deals
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos a salesman for dealing on alleged fake drugs. The suspect, Kingsley Dibie was charged on a two count charge bordering on the alleged offence. When the charges were read to him, he pleaded not guilty. His…
Fresh election is in order where no clear winner emerged (3)
The preliminary objections of the 3rd Respondent having been dismissed and resolved against it, it becomes clear for the substantive appeal to be determined on its merits.
Cybercrimes Act 2015: Legal risk exposures of information technology companies
Section 8 delves into the real cybercrimes. The technical name for the crime here is hacking. Any person who does an act which causes directly or indirectly the serious hindering of the functioning of a computer system by inputting, transmitting, damaging, deleting, deteriorating, altering or suppressing computer data or any.....
Residents of 1004 estates cry out for justice as managers enjoy status quo
RESIDENTS of 1004 estates, known as 1004 Homeowners and Residents Association, are demanding justice based on the judgment of a Lagos High Court that granted them right to enquire into the estates’ management and control.
Nigeria’s ‘temple of justice’ in eye of the storm
THE third arm of government, the Nigeria Judiciary, is well set out and defined in Chapter V11, from Sections 230 to 296, beginning with the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
High court has unlimited jurisdiction in chieftaincy matters (4)
IN the result and with all the issues resolved against the Appellant, the totality of the appeal is lacking in merit and dismissed. On the issue of costs, I make an order that each party should bear its costs of prosecuting this appeal. Appeal is hereby dismissed with no order made as to costs.
Candide-Johnson becomes new president of Lagos court of arbitration
THE Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) Board of Directors has confirmed the appointment of Mr.Yemi Candide-Johnson (SAN) as the President of the Court.
Court adjourns arraignment of bank chiefs to March 2
Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos has said the arraignment of Bank chiefs and two companies, charged with N2.6 billion fraud will now be on March 2. The accused are Nigeria International Bank Ltd, Chief C. S Sankey, Adekunle Oladosun, Okechi Egwu, Lulu Ndubuka, Oyowole Ariyo. UKabiru Bello, and J.E Eriagbon,
Inventa International merges with Silvax Legal to boost intellectual property practice
WITH its new office in Lagos, Nigeria, Inventa International is now partnering with Silvax Legal, a dynamic Nigerian-based intellectual property law firm, in order to form a mega law firm and boost the practice of intellectual property in Nigeria and across Africa. By this move, Inventa International Nigeria is the first and the only international…