Judge flays Lagos, waste managers over agreement delay
A Judge of the Lagos High Court, Justice Oyekanmi Abdulahi has flayed the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and the Incorporated Trustees of the Waste Managers Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter for delaying in reaching settlement deal in their dispute. The judge also condemned the non-presentation of the terms of settlement before her as the…
Group advocates legal framework on hate speeches
Participants at a one- day forum organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Owerri have advocated a legal framework and enabling laws to handle the growing and disturbing issues of hate and dangerous speeches in the country. Media practitioners were also urged not to give prominence on the pages of the newspapers…
Police arraign firm’s MD over alleged dud cheques
The Special Fraud Unit (SFU), of the Nigeria Police Force, has arraigned the Managing Director of Picket Suites and Services Limited, Abiodun Adisa before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly issuing N130 million worth of dud cheques. Adisa was arraigned on a 15 count-charge bordering on the alleged offence. SFU in the charge marked…
‘ADR cannot be an alternative to litigation’
The crusade for the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism in settling conflicts is gaining momentum within the legal community. In this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, the managing partner, ASP Ajibade & Co, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade (SAN), at his firm’s 50th anniversary, said ADR should not be promoted as something that is an alternative…
Sharing entitlements splits Ojukwu family
Aggrieved family members of the late billionaire, Sir Louis Ojukwu have filed a suit before Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi of the Awka High Court in Anambra State over the sharing of the late businessman’s properties. The plaintiffs are Aloysious Ikemefuna Ojukwu and Jude Chukwuma Ojukwu. Joined as defendants in the suit are Dr. Ike Ojukwu, Lotenna…
Amosun: A Christmas gift for me
Christmas is here, it is time for many wishes. Firstly, I like to make my wish to God Almighty on behalf of my fellow countrymen. Secondly, a special wish to the governor of my state of residence, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on behalf of the residents of Agbara.
Medical doctor acquitted from graft charges
An Enugu State High Court has discharged and acquitted a former Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu, Professor Martin Aghaji.
Three firms sue another over alleged debt
Three haulage companies, have filed three different suits against Murphy Express Logistics Limited before a Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt, claiming various sums of money as payment for services rendered for which they have not been paid.
Court hears winding up petition against company Jan 29
A federal high court, Port Harcourt, River State would on January 29, 2018, hear the winding up petition filed by Eunisell Limited against Geo-Fluids Limited and Dr. Alali Ibanibo.The petitioner, Eunisell had asked the court to wind up the firm for its inability to pay up a $265, 492 debt it owed them.