Man serving jail term charged with fraud
A 59 year-old Jones Biyere, who is currently serving a 15-year jail term has again, been charged before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, for another fraud related offences.
Court orders parties to file written address in suit against WAEC
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered parties to file their written address in a suit filed against West African Examination Council (WAEC) and others. The court subsequently fixed December 12 for hearing on the suit, which was filed since 2011.
Firm holds symposium to project Nigeria’s economic outlook
A law firm, Tokunbo Orimobi & Co, is organizing a symposium to project the country’s economic outlook in 2019.The program, which is the firm’s maiden ‘Doing Business in Nigeria’ series, is slated to hold on Thursday, October 18 at K&L Gates, London, with a theme, ‘Project Finance in Nigeria’.
Institute of Arbitrators Conference begins October 24
In its effort to promote administration and development of arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in the country, Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators will hold its 2018 annual conference between October 24 and 25.
School files appeal over alleged agreement forgery
The proprietor of Whiteplains British School has approached the Court of Appeal to challenge the judgment of the lower court over the tripartite legal mortgage agreement with First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
Court resumes hearing in 28-year-old property case November 5
A Lagos High Court, Ikeja will on November 5 hear a motion by a family seeking to stay proceedings in a property dispute between it, an old generation bank and two others, 28 years ago.Justice Doris Okuwobi fixed the date after dismissing the family’s application to amend pleadings and re-open their case...
‘The constitution we have at this time, as recognised by many constitutionalists, is not autochthonous’
Awa U. Kalu, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was born in 1953 in Umuahia, Abia State. He graduated from the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, with an LLB in 1977 and a Masters of Law of the University of Lagos in 1980.
Akeredolu, Ezekwesili task stakeholders on justice delivery
The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has charged stakeholders in the judiciary to find a lasting solution to problems of justice delivery in the country. He said despite that there have been innovations to curb the malaise, the maxim that justice delayed is justice denied remained true till date.
Duty of a medical practitioner in clinical management of religious adherents
Mrs. Florence Abatan (now deceased), a 37-year-old housewife was admitted on February 13, 2004 into the Maitama General Hospital and was subsequently delivered of a baby girl on February 14, 2004 by 4:26am through a caesarian section and Bilateral Tubal Ligation (BTL).
Rule of law versus national security: What the law says
The rule of law must be subject to the supremacy of the nation's security and national interest"The above statement was made by President Muhammadu Buhari while flagging off the recently concluded, 2018 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja on August 26, 2018.