‘Time for state police has come’ say Prof. Azinge
The report of the 2014 National Conference addressed the issue substantially. But it is certainly not the first to do so. Scattered all over our historical excursion as a nation are documents that have addressed the subject matter.
Collateral Registry Act, Credit Reporting Act 2017 and Nigeria’s economy
Just recently, precisely the 25th May, 2017, the National Assembly- the Senate and the House of Representatives passed into law the Credit Reporting Act and Collateral Registry Act which aim at affording Small and Medium Enterprises the opportunity of accessing loan facilities.....
FG directs governors to execute death row inmates
In line with the directive of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), directing state governors to sign the death warrants of death row inmates, some states including Edo have allegedly concluded plans to execute some inmates on death row at the Benin Prisons.
Court adjourns hearing of alleged breach of contract till November 1
Adekitan, who was led in evidence by Mr A.Okpara, tendered his statement on oath dated May 5, 2015, and some letters and they were admitted as exhibit D1 to D16.
Does 1999 Constitution need amendment to accommodate maximum time frame for presidential vacation? Lawyers say yes, no
As at today, the president has spent about 64 days in medical vacation, in which he has not put up any public appearance nor disclose the nature of his illness outside what is gleaned from grapevines.
Judge condemns media trial of suspects
The presiding judge of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, Justice Mohammed Garba, yesterday said the judiciary would not make any pronouncement about the legality of parading criminal suspects before the media by security agencies.
Keyamo, Oke, 28 others make SAN shortlist
The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee has shortlisted 30 legal practitioners for the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).The list, which comprises human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, was released yesterday in Abuja by the Chief Registrar of Supreme Court and secretary to the committee, Hadizatu U. Mustapha.
Lawyers decry decline in reading culture
Also the chairman of the event and former Chief Judge of Lagos, Ayotunde Phillips described the author as “very distinguished and very learned”, who has expanded the frontier of legal learning by his books and persuasiveness.
‘Amend constitution to place LGs under National Assembly’
We are greater as one nation than if we fragment and go our separate ways. That is not to say, however, that genuine steps should not be taken to address perceived and real cases of injustice and imbalance.
Shippers Council cannot regulate Nigerian ports, says Appeal Court
In a unanimous judgment, delivered by Justice Abimbola Osarugue Obaseke-Adejumo, the appellate court held that the Notice issued by the NSC in 2013 to Shipping companies compelling them to revert to a tariff regime is null and void and of no effect.