‘There should be consequences for frivolous applications ’
WHEN it comes to advocacy, he is gentle and eloquent. His dazzling tongue is surely the strongest point in his legal practice. Combined with great intelligent, Olumide Oyewole, a Lagos based legal practitioner is hardwork personified.
Limitation period does not run during pendency of action (3)
HE then urged the court to resolve the issue in favor of the Respondents. I have carefully perused the writ of summons which was filed on 18th July 2012 as well as the statement of claim filed the same day and contain 54 paragraphs of averments to together with an 11 paragraph reliefs had earlier been reproduced in this judgment.
The Gravitas Review of Business & Property Law
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Group wants Abuja Electricity Company to supply information on pre-paid metres
FOR alleged failure to supply pre-paid meters to consumers, the Socio-Economic Rights Initiative (SERI) has requested Abuja Electricity Distribution Company to furnish the organization with the record of people who have applied for pre-paid meters from the commencement of business till the date.
Imo Chief Judge pledges to enhance justice delivery
THE Chief Judge of Imo State, Justice Paschal Obinna Nnadi has pledged to work to enhance justice delivery in the state. He promised to use the wisdom bestowed on him by God in discharging his duties, adding that he will ensure that all those involved in justice delivery do their jobs to uplift the justice sector.
HRAN sets agenda for Buhari
THE Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) has made policy and legal recommendations on human rights and livelihood issues to President Muhammadu Buhari.
NALT urges overhaul of legal education curriculum
THE Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) has called for the overhaul of the curriculum of legal education in Nigeria to accommodate new areas of market economics and developmental studies.
NILS charges ECOWAS member states on cooperation
NATIONAL Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) has charged ECOWAS member states to implement agreed decisions so as to achieve its goals and aspirations. The Institute said it discovered that poverty, political instability, lack of political will as well as lack of trust among member states have remained the greatest set-backs to ECOWAS aspirations. According to…
Ufomba appeals verdict in APGA guber case
THE factional governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, Chief Reagan Ufomba has filed an appeal challenging the verdict of a Federal High Court, Umuahia, which dismissed his suit on jurisdictional grounds. Ufomba had in his suit, which was truck out by Justice Folashade-Adejoke Olubanjo, sought to be declared as…
Odinkalu frowns at wanning legal professionalism
CHAIRMAN, National Human Rights Commission, Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu has said that Nigeria’s legal profession is in an unprecedented reputational trough. He described the development as one that portend existential consequences for its practitioners and wider ramifications for the future stability of the institutions of elective governance in the country. Odinkalu made this remarks at…