I remember a football team called ‘Sahara Storms of Sokoto’. It was once a force in the local football scene in Nigeria. In those days, during the usual debate that accompanies a game of football, one of the spectators asked a thought provoking question: ‘why this team be Sahara storms?”Read More
The refusal of prosecution to tender statement made by Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas Limited, Mr Femi Otedola, at the on-going trial of Mr Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Reps Ad Hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy Regime, has raised questions on the need for the prosecution to afford the accused opportunity to defend himself.Read More
Lawyers have commended the Nigerian Bar Associatioon, NBA, for launching its website and portal.Read More
The family of Oduwole of Ishashi, Ibeshe, Ikorodu area of Lagos state has challenged one Mr Bashiru Olaide, who claimed to be the owner of a parcel of land at Megun village, which has become a subject of litigation in recent times.Read More
Eighteen years ago, precisely,February 2, 1995, when Tony Atalaye, a 16-year-old boy was arrested by the police with five other teenagers and accused of murder of one Daniel Obi of 22b, Amaechi Lane, Layinka, Ajegunle, Lagos, little did they know that the alleged offence could earn them death sentence by hanging.Read More
Mr Norrison Quakers SAN is a member, National Committee on Reform of Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria, whose litigation ability also earned him the position of Secretary , National Working Committee on the Review of Nigeria Law of Evidence.Read More
I was just going through Vanguard daily and I saw your column which I cherish. I am a civil servant I got married in 1992. My husband and I lived happily until one day when his elder brother died. After the burial, my husband told me that he is going to marry the widow because it was his right.Read More
ON February, 28, 2013, Labour Vanguard published a piece about the takeover of trade unions by bourgeois labour leaders. At the end of the report, Labour Vanguard promised to publish an interview with Comrade Sylvester Ejiofoh, immediate past General Secretary General Secretary of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE. Here is the interview for your reading delight.Read More
Awa Kalu commands commendable followership both as a lawyer, a law teacher, a jurist, an administrator and a technocrat. This probably is because of his forthrightness, sense of humour, humility, candour, loyalty to friends and unique style of leadership which is rooted in competence, genuine concern for others, admirable character and team spirit. He preaches and practices teamwork and collectivist aspiration for excellence.Read More
Kano State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Umar Malik Kuliya, has been in the saddle in the last one and half years. A former State Counsel in the State Ministry of Justice who began his career 25 years ago is a product of Bayero University. Kuliya who left for the banking sector two years after, later returned to the State Justice Ministry as Commissioner 23 years after.
In this interview, he spoke on the nation’s Criminal Justice System, particularly the inherent peculiarities in both Penal and Criminal Codes, Corruption and Constitution amendments.
Kuliya also spoke on his challenges as well as achievements as Kano State number one law officer which include training and employment of several lawyers and the state government face-off with Outdoor Advertisers Association of Nigeria which has now been resolved.