Faleke’s House of Representatives’ ticket and Constitution, Electoral Act challenge
The governorship election is one that has brought an unimaginable challenge to the Constitution and Electoral Act raising posers whether our electoral process has actually reached anywhere near perfection.
Bankers’ Committee verdict in dispute between Honeywell and Ecobank
The Bankers Committee (Sub-committee on Ethics and Professionalism) has ruled that Honeywell Group is not indebted to Ecobank Nigeria Limited.
US-based Nigerian threatens legal action over law school admission denial
A Nigerian-American trained human rights lawyer, Lanre Amu, has appealed to the Nigerian Law School to admit him into the school to be called to Nigerian Bar.
Adelakun, firm get court’s nod to access accounts with Skye Bank
Lagos High Court sitting at Ikeja has vacated an ex-parte order made on September 16, 2015 freezing account numbers 1771453359 and 1771335693 belonging to Jyde Adelakun and Touch Fame Energy Company limited maintained by Skye Bank Plc.
Court discharges businessman of fraud charge
A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba, Lagos, has struck out a fraud charge filed against Chief Executive Officer of Kads Farms Limited, a livestock company, Ken Ogiamien, for want of diligent prosecution.
Court orders Nigerian Navy to pay N200m damages over illegal detention of vessel
A Federal high court, Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Navy and its Chief of Naval Staff jointly and severally to pay an oil company, Mercury Oil Limited the sum of N200 million damages for illegally detaining its vessel, M T SAPPHIRE 1 and siphoning 280,000 litres of Automated Gas Oil (AGO) contained in the said vessel.
International Council for Arbitration trains members in Lagos
IN line with its mandate to promote arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) through introducing aspiring practitioners from around the globe, the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) recently held a training workshop for over 60 young arbitration practitioners from diverse backgrounds and experience.
IPCO v NNPC saga and liability of Nigerian legal system
THE judgments in IPCO v NNPC arose following an arbitration hearing at which the arbitral tribunal issued a final award dated 28 October 2004 in favour of IPCO...
Can courts exercise discretion where Electoral Act is of a mandatory nature?
FACTS: In the governorship election conducted by the INEC in Benue State, the Appellant contested under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), while the 1st Respondent, under the sponsorship of the 2nd Respondent, also.....
When Supreme Court sets precedent on CCT status
THE interest and anticipation with which many concerned stakeholders and citizens await the outcome of the decision of the Supreme Court on the pending issues bordering on the legality or otherwise of the ‘criminal jurisdiction’ of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), are mounting.