Falana condemns hate speech bill, calls it barbaric
Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has condemned the hate speech bill currently under deliberation in the National Assembly. Falana stated that the bill, which proposes the death penalty for offenders, is barbaric in this modern age.
Parties seek out of court settlement in N25 billion suit
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and First Bank Plc, have opted for out of court settlement in an N25 billion damages suit filed against them by an indigenous company, Biatemp Ventures Ltd over alleged account manipulation.
Court fixes December 10 for trial of oil marketer
An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has fixed December 10, 2019, for the trial of an oil marketer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Oluokun, who was charged over alleged issuance of dud cheques valued $1.6 million.
Legal experts decry violation of rule of law in Nigeria
Experts have decried the flagrant violation of the rule of law by governments, institutions, and lawyers in the country.
All eyes on Uganda’s Nakalembe as Ikoyi Ladies Open tees off today
Four handicappers, Irene Nakalembe from Uganda is poised to defend the Ikoyi Ladies Open title she won last year, as the event gets underway at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos from today and wraps up on Friday with a presentation ceremony.
‘President cannot exercise official duties abroad while on private visit when there is a VP’
The pertinent questions are is the President on official or private or medical leave? If say he on a private visit, then it means he is on official leave. Next, was power transmitted to the next in command? To enable the next in command act appropriately..
Giving impetus to justice delivery in Lagos
That the legal system in Lagos State is adjudged the best in Nigeria is not accidental, and historically, it is the oldest in the country.Its existence dates back to the period of the cession of Lagos to the British Colonial Government when it was established and known as Colony Province Judiciary.
Stakeholders canvass public interest lawyering
Stakeholders in the legal profession have called for the entrenchment of public interest lawyering in Nigeria.They made the call at the 2019 annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Public Interest & Development Law (SPIDEL) in Aba, Abia state.
Correctional Service trains 550 awaiting trial inmates
A total of 550 awaiting trial inmates have been trained in different vocations between January 2018 and November 2019 in six Nigerian Correctional Services Centres (NCS), says the Service.
Statistical analysis of election results crucial for expert evidence under section 68 of Evidence Act, 2011
SENATOR AHMAD ABUBAKAR MO-ALLAHYIDI v. BINOS DAUDA YAROE & ORS CITATION: (2019) LPELR-48733 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Yola Judicial Division Holden at Yola ON SATURDAY, 26TH OCTOBER, 2019 Suit No: CA/YL/EPT/AD/SN/168/2019 Before Their Lordships: CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, JCA JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, JCA ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, JCA Between SENATOR AHMAD ABUBAKAR MO-ALLAHYIDI…