New legal software debuts
Indigenous legal services firm, Grace InfoTech Limited, publishers of LawPavilion, the electronic law reporting application said it has come up with a new product.
Solicitor general tasks states on criminal justice reform
The Solicitor General of the Federation, Taiwo Abidogun has called on stakeholders in the justice sector to collaborate in the reform of the justice system. He therefore urged states...
Knocks on Reps over Treasury Looters Bill
The dust raised by the House of Representatives for introducing a controversial Economic Amnesty Bill is yet to settle. The public backlash against the bill shows that Nigerians completely rejected and condemned the proposed law.
Can a High Court sit with assessors?
This question is prompted by certain provisions of the Child Rights Act 2003, which require a High Court to sit with assessors when hearing matters involving children. I believe that to the extent that the 1999 Constitution provides that a High Court shall be duly constituted if it consists of at least a judge of…
Businessman files committal action against church
A Lagos based businessman, Gerald Chukwueke and four others have urged the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to commit to prison, a popular Lagos Pastor, Paul Adefarasin and his church,....
Fraud charges against Briton struck out
Drama ensued in a Lagos High Court, Ikeja last week after Justice Atinuke Ipaye struck out alleged USD$8.8m fraud charge filed against a British citizen, Deepak Khilnani by the Lagos State Attorney-General, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem.
Supreme Court judgment has rescued us from APC, Adamawa PDP lawmaker
A member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly has described the Supreme Court judgment that removed Modu Shiriff from office and declared Ahmed Makarfi, as the Chairman of People's Democratic Party (PDP), as a saving grace to Nigerians.
Suspects in Akwa Ibom ex-deputy speaker’s killing knows fate August 4
Justice Okon Okon of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, has fixed August 4, 2017 for judgment in the murder of Okon Uwah, a former Deputy Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.
‘Outcome of MSME arbitration is final, legally binding, enforceable’
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Nigeria Branch Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Arbitration Scheme is developed as a means to promote and facilitate access by MSME’s to arbitration and ADR for resolution of commercial disputes.