Change of counsel stalls contempt action against FRCN boss
The change of lawyer by Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) stalled further trial before a Federal High Court, Lagos, a suit filed by the Shareholders Association of Nigeria (SAN).
National development: Legal equality and federal character principle
The role of the law in ensuring the development of the society can not be underestimated. Law has been described as a binding force by which the society is held together as a single unit which ensures growth and development of the people.
Supreme Court cannot interfere with concurrent finding of lower courts unless appellant shows sufficient reasons (3)
The said defence of alibi is not conceded with levity to an Accused person due to the fact that, as indicated above, when properly established, it has the far-reaching effect of exculpating him from criminal responsibility, Ebre v.
‘Nigerian legal practice needs reinvention’
You are the adviser of the international trade and legal services of the IBA, the body responsible for cross-border legal works.
Expanding frontiers of ADR: National Industrial Court of Nigeria’s approach (3)
Outside the administrative issues, Order 4 of the Rules makes provision for the mediation and conciliation procedures, while order 5 provides for the execution of terms of settlement.
Court fixes Dec 21 for judgment in registrars case
Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has fixed December 21, 2015 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged $330,000, fraud against the court registrar, Mrs Rosulu Idowu Oluronke
Group opposes secret trial for Dasuki
A group, Civil Society Watch, has condemned the application by the Federal Government to try immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in secret.
Expanding frontiers of ADR: National Industrial Court of Nigeria’s approach (2)
THE Hon. President of the Court in setting in motion the establishment of the ADR Centre stated thus: “The Alternative Dispute Resolution technique is arrived at assisting parties in dispute to arrive at mutually acceptable agreement in less costly
Residents sue firm over estate’s management
THE Registered Trustees of Alpha Bay Estate Residents Association in Lekki has sued a property company, Admiralty Homes Limited and its chairman Mr Dun Salami.