‘Political class needs to strengthen our institutions’
THOSE who have close relationship with him will describe him as a shy gentleman. But those who have witnessed or seen him perform the role of his calling no doubt appreciate the advocacy skills underlying the gentlemanness.
Nigeria requires enhanced rule of law and widened tax base, says John Hawksworth
Corruption and violation of rule of law have always been the bane of Nigeria. Worst still, those dynamics have come to be the factors which the international community consider in generating perception index about the country. It is obvious that agencies like the Transparency International and others in their Human Perception Index use those criteria in arriving at their conclusions, rightly or wrongly. But in this pre-event interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, one of the speakers in this year’s Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section On Business Law Conference slated for June 9, 2015, John Hawksworth, a British national, proposes stronger institutions and enhanced rule of law. He also explained the economy of the country, projections of its growth and the world in 2050 report of Pricewatercoopers (PwC) among others.
Pedro pledges most engaging law week
THE Solicitor General and permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice Lagos State, Lawal Pedro (SAN) has promised that the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) law week will be most impactful and thought provoking.
Nigerian lawyer appointed editor of international journal
DR Tonye Clinton Jaja have been appointed as the International Editor of Warsaw Journal of Comparative Law. Jaja is a lecturer at the University of Benin and a Legislative Drafting Lawyer at the National Assembly.
How important is Biosafety Law to Nigeria’s economy?
THE need for strategies and products to protect public health and agriculture in the event of a natural emergency or man-made biological incident cannot be over emphasized. Nigeria is a heterogeneous entity in which its citizens must live in safety conditions and saved from harmful incidences through chemicals in biological research and non-laboratory organisms.
Things Nigerians may not know about Yemi Osinbajo
By profuse printed and oral utterances so much had been said about General Muhammadu Buhari’s cleanliness, incorruptibility, Spartan lifestyle and unswerving mission and vision for Nigeria. The personality of General Buhari had eclipsed or dwarfed the entire APC political formation
Court calls for peace in landlord, tenant conflict
JUSTICE Iyabode Akinkugbe of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered that peace be maintained between a travel and tourism firm, Peacock Travels and Tours Limited and its landlord, Jude Ekwenife.
Impact of Supreme Court’s decision on development of e-commerce in Nigeria: Issues and prospects
The advent of technological development, and the consequent evolution of paperless transactions have permeated every sphere of life and the legal system in Nigeria is not excluded. We now live in an electronic age where everyday transactions are conducted on the platform of electronic devices.
Pension for lawmakers is unreasonable, says Osipitan
What is your view about President Jonathan’s decision to decline assent to the constitution amendment? The president has the right under the constitution to declined or assent to the amendment of the constitution and also not to have anything to do with it.