NBA tackles issues of national interest in 2019 conference
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in its upcoming 59th annual general conference aims at tackling issues of national interest to influence dialogue and promote knowledge sharing.
On whom lies the burden of proving negligence?
This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, delivered on June 18, 2009, which set aside the judgment of the High Court...
Forum urges EFCC to drop case against ex-AGF, Adoke over new revelations
The Justice and Equity Forum (JEF) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to withdraw its case against former Attorney-General...
Charge against Institute’s co-founder struck out
A Federal High court, Lagos has struck out three count charge of forgery preferred against the co-founder of Institute of Strategic Management Nigeria Limited...
Lawyer knocks government over fight against graft
A renowned lawyer and diplomat, Dr. Babafemi Badejo has criticised the federal government’s fight against corruption, saying the fight against corruption must go beyond the punitive approach to succeed.
How to get away with murder, the Nigerian template
There are several ways to get away with murder in Nigeria, metaphorically and physically. You could, for example, be president, and choose to repeat the exact same recession-precipitating steps you took after you won your first election.
‘We must unbundle the 1999 Constitution’
Professor Nnamdi Obiaraeri is the former Dean, Faculty of law, Imo State University. In this interview with COLLINS OSUJI, the legal scholar answered the question of insecurity, governance, and rule of law, concluding that the 1999 constitution as amended must be unbundled.
How time is computed in a pre-election action
BELLO v. YUSUF & ORS CITATION: (2019) LPELR-47918 (SC) In the Supreme Court of Nigeria ON FRIDAY, 24TH MAY, 2019 Suit No: SC.363/2019 Before their lordships MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, JSC KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, JSC EJEMBI EKO, JSC UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI, JSC Between JAFAR SANI BELLO -Appellant(s) And 1. ABBA…