Supreme Court declines Shell’s request to reopen N17b judgment
The Supreme Court, yesterday, declined a request made by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to review and set aside the N17 billion judgment it made against it last year.
Supreme Court upholds Diri’s election, Obaseki hails verdict
The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed the election of Douye Diri as the authentic governor of Bayelsa State.
SAN charges young lawyers on wealth creation
The Chief Executive Officer of the authorised publishers of the judgment of Supreme Court, Lawbreed Publication Limited, Mr. Layi Babatunde (SAN) has charged young lawyers to diversify their income post COVID-19 by means of wealth creation.
Senate confirms 8 Justices of Supreme Court
Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of eight Justices of the Supreme Court after a report by the committee. The report was presented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele Contributing to the debate after the debate, Senator James Ebiowo Manager expressed satisfaction for a thorough…
Why justice system reform is imperative
Mixing law and politics is perilous. But ironically, that seems to be how the Nigerian justice system functions.
Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Wada’s appeal, returns Bello as Kogi government
The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed the re-election of Yahaya Bello as Kogi State governor. Consequently, it dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party
Supreme Court okays virtual hearings of cases
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of Lagos and Ekiti State to hear cases virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour held that virtual court sittings are presumed to be valid and not been declared unconstitutional by the apex court. Justice Rhodes-Vivour ruled…
A new budgetary framework for Nigeria
Nigeria needs a new budgetary framework. To appreciate why a new budgetary framework is required, it is important to explain how the current budgetary framework works. Since oil earnings became the dominant source of government revenue, federal budgets have been prepared on the basis of prevailing or projected oil prices. ln other words, the federal…