Demilitarising our hearts and minds
At the risk of becoming boringly theoretic in my commentary, the fallout of the military’s python rhumba over the past few weeks is difficult to ignore.
Lagos unveils plea, sentence bargaining manual
As part of its efforts to fasten criminal justice administration and decongest prisons in the state, Lagos state government has unveiled manual for ‘Plea and Sentence Bargaining’.
Delta defends lawyers audit committee
The Delta State Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor has defended the Committee set up to audit case files and assess the general performance of ministry staff.
Nigeria's criminal justice system in need of overhaul, lawyers say
For an effective criminal justice system in the country, some eminent constitutional lawyers on Monday canvassed the revision and harmonisation of the various criminal laws.
‘Let us restructure the country through devolution of powers’
Already, there is a fixation in the minds of so many people, the moment they hear restructuring, they think it is about having Northern Nigeria or Southern Nigeria or Niger Delta.
Court orders status quo in case against ex-footballer
The claimant, Megallus Nigeria Limited, filed a motion on notice seeking to restrain the respondents from entering a piece of land measuring 57,739.633 square meters at Idasho Village, Elekan in Ibeju Lekki.
Lawyers in media examine Nigeria’s regulatory challenges
It will also look at guidelines, safeguards, rights and interests in consumer protection, the limitations of the consumer protection act, as well as the role of the media.
‘It’s unconstitutional for National Assembly to legislate on residual list’
Nigeria operates a federal system of government. In it, power is shared among the three tiers of government, namely, federal, states and the local government areas.