Ajibade tasks Buhari/Osinbajo on justice sector reforms
A SENIOR advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade has tasked the incoming government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to select the right personnel to head all the various agencies that have a bearing on the justice sector.
Nigeria needs constitutional court for election cases, says Adejumo
I will counsel those sitting in our tribunals to be in charge and avoid unnecessary interlocutory applications. If for instance, an applicant has issues, which he does not agree with, all of such could be taken together upon appeal. In my view, the psychology and philosophy behind that is justifiable.
Ladi Williams calls for judicial autonomy
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Ladi Williams has called for the total autonomy of the Judiciary from other arms of government in other to eliminated corruption, promote efficiency and hard work at the Bar and Bench.
Lawyer sues estate surveyor for allegedly collecting legal fees
A LEGAL practitioner, Chijioke Ojukwu has sued an estate surveyor, M.I. Okoro before a Lagos High Court, Igbosere for allegedly demanding and collecting legal fees illegally and rents from tenants in ASPAMDA Plaza.
Office of Attorneys General of Federation should be by election, says Muiz Banire
It will not be out of place to describe him as a silent achiever. With the ability to combine legal practice, politics and academics and still make remarkable impact on each of them, Dr. Muiz Adeyemi Banire merits the success hall of fame.
A claim for special damages must be specifically pleaded (1)
In this Appeal and cross Appeal, action was commenced at the High Court of Imo State Sitting at Owerri by writ of summons issued on the 1st day of November, 2007 at the instance of the claimant, (who in this Appeal is the Respondent/Cross – Appellant) against the Defendants (who in this Appeal are the Appellants/Cross – Respondents).
Firm sues bank over alleged negligent misstatement
A firm, Omais Investiment Nigeria Limited has sued Ecobank Nigeria Limited before the Federal High Court, Lagos for ‘frustrating its business’ through negligent misstatement. The claimant said the bank listed its name in the ‘non performing loan’ system in order to frustrate its ability to raise funds for it business in any Nigerian Bank. Listed as second defendant in the suit is the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Okereke-Onyiuke, others restrained from NSE property
Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos has granted an interim injunction restraining the former Director Genral of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Dr. Ndi Okereke- Onyiuke and five others from tampering with the property lying at No 2, Temple Road Ikoyi Lagos.
Politicians must abide by election tribunal verdicts, says Taiwo
The Presidential and National Assembly election is over. As a legal practicioner, what do you expect from the Election Tribunal? I expect that the Election Tribunals will be up to their oath of office in accordance with the Hon. Justice Mahmoud Mohammed’s address during their swearing in, sometime in January on the do’s and don’ts and these are men of proven integrity . Surely, we will get the best from them without rancour.
How judiciary has shaped democracy in Nigeria
Nigerian judiciary, in the last 16 years, has tremendously helped to shape democracy. As the third arm of the government, it has clearly played its role in deepening democracy with several landmark decisions.