An Abuja-based lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has canvassed abrogation of the death penalty in the country.
As a kid, Charles Adeyemi said he was often seen in his mother’s chambers. Not long, he developed a keen interest in reading some of her books stacked on the shelves.
He was a star during the First Republic. He had all it took for men to become men during that period. A lawyer, he was; a successful politician, he was. Sweet in speech
A double murder suspect accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend and disabled nine-year-old daughter has been allowed to act as his own lawyer and on Wednesday he launched his defense screaming at the jury and interrogating his own son. Ronnie Oneal III is accused of murdering his girlfriend Kenyatta Barron and his daughter Ron'Niveya…
The first vice president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) John Aikpokpo-Martins has petitioned the chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Mr. Danladi Umar at the Legal Practitioner
18 Feb 2020
The Chairman of the Lagos Advisory Committee on Police Prosecution, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey has said that over 15,000 cases were pending due to unprofessional practices
17 Dec 2019
Despite increased efforts at addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), global data shows that one in three women has experienced physical and, or sexual violence at some point
29 Nov 2019
In a recent development, the Plantashun Boyz members, 2Face Idibia also known as 2Baba and Blackface have opted for an out-of-court settlement for their ongoing feud. Both artistes agreed to sheath their respective swords after they signed an undisclosed settlement agreement at the Ikeja High Court, Lagos on Wednesday, November 27. According to reports. the…
29 Oct 2019
A London-based partner from a global law firm, White & Case, Jason Kerr, has commended the Nigerian legal community for its robustness and level of sophistication.
8 Sep 2019
Five days after suing the Federal Government for denying Delta State its constitutional right to produce the chairman, board of directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the litigants are alleging threat to their lives.
22 Jun 2019
The quest by an Enugu-based lawyer, Ben Oloko, to enforce his fundamental human rights over the seizure of his mobile phones, detention and verbal attacks by officials of the state government suffered a setback yesterday as the court dismissed his suit. Oloko, on February, 28, last year, arrested, detained and his phones seized by the…
18 May 2019
A lawyer, Tom Awhana, the former Head of Chambers of the Law Office of Mogbeyi Sagay, was arraigned before a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja over allegedly stealing N188.7Million belonging to the law firm of the late senior lawyer. He was arraigned alongside a former lawyer in the chambers of Mogbeyi Sagay and Co, Paul Okoro…