Court orders Western Publishers to pay ex-workers N7m in 30 days
Western Publishing Company Limited, publishers of Compass Newspapers, has been ordered by the National Industrial Court (NIC), Lagos to pay former employees all their entitlements, including pensions running into N7 million in the next 30 days.
Firm seeks more regulatory compliance in sports, entertainment industries
The head of regulatory compliance of OAL, Beverley Agbakoba-Onyejianya stated this in Lagos on Thursday during an event with industry stakeholders.
Court sues for amicable settlement in N19.5m judgment debt against Institute of Chemists
Justice Anthonia Ubaka of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Lagos has urged parties in the suit against the Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria (ICCON) to seek out of court settlement and report back to the court October 16.
Lawyers in media task members on Nigeria’s regulatory framework
The chairperson of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Lawyers in the Media Forum (LIM), Ms. Theodora Kio-Lawson has enjoined their members to work together with consumer protection agency to reform Nigeria’s regulatory framework.
Declare state of emergency in judiciary, Access to Justice urges CJN
Access to Justice (A2J) has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen to declare a state of emergency on the Nigerian justice system as the new legal year commences.
‘Nigeria’s intellectual property laws not suited for emerging commercial and technological development’
First of all, I am profoundly thankful to God for his exceeding grace. I am both humbled and honoured to be admitted into the Inner Bar and I believe it brings some measure of significance to Intellectual Property (IP) in Nigeria.
‘Extradition laws are based on mutual agreement, status of culprit’
The revelations were mind-boggling. Repeatedly, the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) makes fresh discoveries about huge amount of looted...
Lawyers urged to be creative in litigating maternal health issues
With recurring incidents around maternal health in the country and little or no justice achieved, lawyers have been urged to be creative in pursuing justice for the victims.