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23 Feb 2015
The African Bar Association (AFBA) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that it conducts the rescheduled general elections in a free, fair and credible manner.     At its maiden press briefing in Lagos, AFBA interim executive committee president, Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, said the Association would pay close attention to the…
Nwoko
16 Feb 2015
There are perceptions among some lawyers and Nigerians that the power of nolle prosequi, enshrined in the constitution has been abused by Attorneys-General across the country, including the Federal Attorney General. The belief is that most of such interventions are motivated by corrupt inducements. In this interview, a senior lawyer, Uwemedimo Nwoko, who has just…
Etteh-copy
16 Feb 2015
THERE is no doubt that some men and women have refused to serve as mere spectators in the theatre of life. They strongly believe that they have been ordained to change the world.   These men and women know through the combination of insight and experience that when the quest of perfection, though not attainable is…
16 Feb 2015
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HOLDEN AT ABUJA  ON FRIDAY, THE 6TH DAY OF JUNE, 2014 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS: WALTER S.N. ONNOGHEN           JUSTICE SUPREME COURT SULEIMAN GALADIMA           JUSTICE SUPREME COURT BODE RHODES-VIVOUR           JUSTICE SUPREME COURT KUMAI B. AKA’AHS  …
16 Feb 2015
A prosecution witness in the trial of Kemi Adeloye, Managing Director of A.G. Moeller Limited, Godsday Chukwusa has informed a Federal High Court, Lagos that the 40 units of buses supplied to Cross Country Limited by the accused and his firm were faulty and a diesel engine which the firm is not used to.   …
16 Feb 2015
SHELL Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Ltd;Total E & P Nigeria Ltd (TE&P) and Nigeria Agip Oil Company Ltd (NAOC) have filed an application seeking to stay further proceedings in the suit filed to halt them from transferring their 45 percent participating interests in Oil Minning Lease (OML) 25 at the Federal High Court,…
16 Feb 2015
A LAWYER and plaintiff in the suit against Samsung Heavy Industry Nigeria Limited  and others, Mr. John Owubokiri, has told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that Samsung and Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd were still working on the multi-million dollar contract for the controversial storage and offloading unit FPSO in Egina Field within OML 130, despite…
16 Feb 2015
IN its avowed commitment to promote learning and uplift the standard of education in Delta State to a greater height, the Delta State Government has donated several Law books and texts to the Law Faculty of the state owned Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU).     The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Charles Ajuyah,…
16 Feb 2015
The outgoing President of the African Bar Association (AFBA), Mr. Charles Idehen has appointed a new Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the association.      A statement signed by Idehen reads: “Arising from the meeting of concerned lawyers of the African Regional Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA) on the continued docility…
Prof-Osipitan-SAN
9 Feb 2015
The controversy generated by the discovery that the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, did not attach copies of his credentials to his forms is yet to settle. The argument is endless. But in this interview with Joseph Onyekwere, an eminent law teacher and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor Taiwo…
Akpedeye
9 Feb 2015
JUST few days to the general election in the country, tensions are so high. Some groups are already clamoring for postponement while some are kicking against it, insisting that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must conduct the elections as scheduled.‎      In the last few weeks, Nigerians have witnessed reign of impunity including…
9 Feb 2015
 In The Supreme Court Of Nigeria Holden At Abuja On Friday, The 6th Day Of June, 2014 Before Their Lordships: Walter S.N. Onnoghen Justice Supreme Court Suleiman Galadima Justice Supreme Court Bode Rhodes-Vivour Justice Supreme Court Kumai B. Aka’ahs Justice Supreme Court John I. Okoro Justice Supreme Court Sc.367/2011 Between Peter Iliya Azabada    …

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