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22 Jun 2015
DR. Uchenna Emelonye has been appointed by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon as the Country Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Uganda. He brings to this position over two decades of extensive experience as a human rights attorney with inter-governmental and international organizations across four continents and 22 countries.…
22 Jun 2015
AN indigenous group of company has slammed a N30b suit against the Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) at the Federal High Court, Awka. The firm sued in a bid to get legal redress for alleged economic misfortune suffered as a result of frozen accounts in 15 different banks by means of ‘unjustifiable’ court order obtained by…
22 Jun 2015
LAWYERS have blamed the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the increasing disregard for its arrest warrants against African leaders accused of genocides and crimes against humanity. The lawyers said ICC does little about European leaders accused of similar offence. The senior lawyers who expressed views on the isssue were reacting to the drama in South…
22 Jun 2015
When in 2009 Nigeria’s Catholic priest Fr. Uwem Akpan published his classic short story collection on the condition of children in some parts of Africa and included one on Rwanda, which also became its title, Say You’re One of Them, it was horrifyingly eye-popping.
16 Jun 2015
WHEN it comes to advocacy, he is gentle and eloquent. His dazzling tongue is surely the strongest point in his legal practice. Combined with great intelligent, Olumide Oyewole, a Lagos based legal practitioner is hardwork personified.
16 Jun 2015
HE then urged the court to resolve the issue in favor of the Respondents. I have carefully perused the writ of summons which was filed on 18th July 2012 as well as the statement of claim filed the same day and contain 54 paragraphs of averments to together with an 11 paragraph reliefs had earlier been reproduced in this judgment.
16 Jun 2015
JUSTICE Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos has adjourned the suit challenging the arbitrary billings by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) to 7th and 8th of October 2015.
16 Jun 2015
This is a review of a law review journal. Let it be stated from onset that as a vehicle for academic and legal scholarship, the law review journals have long been known to be critical and central to the development of law in most jurisdictions.
16 Jun 2015
FOR alleged failure to supply pre-paid meters to consumers, the Socio-Economic Rights Initiative (SERI) has requested Abuja Electricity Distribution Company to furnish the organization with the record of people who have applied for pre-paid meters from the commencement of business till the date.
16 Jun 2015
THE Chief Judge of Imo State, Justice Paschal Obinna Nnadi has pledged to work to enhance justice delivery in the state. He promised to use the wisdom bestowed on him by God in discharging his duties, adding that he will ensure that all those involved in justice delivery do their jobs to uplift the justice sector.
16 Jun 2015
THE Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) has made policy and legal recommendations on human rights and livelihood issues to President Muhammadu Buhari.
16 Jun 2015
THE Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) has called for the overhaul of the curriculum of legal education in Nigeria to accommodate new areas of market economics and developmental studies.

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