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.
Suit against EKEDC’s alleged arbitrary billings adjourned to October 7
JUSTICE Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos has adjourned the suit challenging the arbitrary billings by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) to 7th and 8th of October 2015.
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.
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.
NBA section on Business Law charts path for Nigeria’s economic growth
IT surely would not be a magnification to say that the 9th annual Business Law Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) was a huge success.
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…
Court restrains bank from using police for debt recovery
IN a bid to forestall the abuse of fundamental right of an oil company, Euro flow designs limited, and its two directors, Godwin Adamolekun and Jimi Bademosi, by using police as debt recovery agents, a Federal High Court, Lagos has restrained Guaranty Trust bank PLC from presenting N100million cheque that was issued by the applicants…