Election Petition and the narrow path to justice
ELECTION is the hallmark of every democracy. And no election is worth it if it does not reflect the true intention of the electorate. Hence, in the American case of Jacob v. Seminole County Canvassing Board WL 1793429, the court held that the very purpose of election laws is to obtain a correct expression of…
An overview of the proposed National Industrial Court of Nigeria (Civil Procedure) Rules 2015
SITTING to the exclusion of all courts in the resolution of employment, labour and industrial relations disputes, and, arguably a court of last resort on almost all the items it exercises jurisdiction on, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) is about to introduce a new set of Rules to guide the administration of civil…
Creation of multiplicity in punishment will give bite to Nigeria’s anti-graft war, says Prado
The efficacy of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the fight against Corruption in Nigeria has remained major issue. The outcome is that it heightened the call for the restructuring of the two anti-graft agencies. The call became more pronounced when a government Panel suggested a…
Man arraigned over unregistered cosmetics products
THE National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arraigned a businessman, Timothy Alaoma, before a Federal High Court, Ikoyi for allegedly selling and distributing of cosmetic products without registration.
A fundamentally defective process cannot be regularized or cured by amendment (1)
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL LAGOS JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT LAGOS ON TUESDAY THE, 16TH DECEMBER 2014 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS CA/L/1114/10 1. MRS. VICTORIA ABE 2. MR. TITUS ABE VS. 1. SKYE BANK PLC 2. MR. RASAKI YUSUF 3. MR. RAFIU AYODEJI AKINDELE AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.C.A. (Presided) SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, J.C.A. ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO,…
Journal on business, property law makes fresh return
TO fill the gap for a quality journal that will serve as a platform for indepth analysis of business and legal issues by experience practitioners and academics, the Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law has hit the news stand again after 22 years out of circulation.
Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill seeks to strengthen protection laws
IT was a cheery news for the sponsors of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill and indeed, the human rights community when the National Assembly recently passed the legislation after roughly 12 years in the hallowed chambers. The intended law would prohibit certain hitherto practices and abuses that has been infringing on the rights…
Activists call for re-classification of youths in Constitution
STAKEHOLDERS and activists involved in youth development have called for the review of the 1999 Constitution to legally re-classified youths as persons between the ages of 18 and 45 years.
Court okays contempt charges against officials over land dispute in Lagos
Essentially, the landlords, led pay Pa Adebayo Adeyiga, are seeking to commit some Lagos State officials including its Attorney General, Executive Secretary, Land Use Allocation Committee and others to prison for allegedly flouting substantive court orders over the large space of landed property, known as Magodo Scheme II
Impact of Supreme Court’s decision on the development of e-commerce in Nigeria: Issues and prospects (2)
IT is the writer’s view that this definition is wide enough to cover all hand-held phones, ipads, ipods, ATM machines, and any other electronic device(s) that store, process and retrieve information.