The Mid-West Bar Forum has issued a 48- hour ultimatum to Chief Gweke Akudihor, Mr Rasaq Isenalume and Mrs. Tessy Eghe-Abe to apologise to the chairman and members of the forum for issuing a false and unauthorised statement calling on the chairman of the forum to resign as chairman.Read More
The Special Anti-Corruption Courts have so far delivered judgments in 324 cases, striking out 12 and reserved 62 for judgment since it was designated in November 2017.Read More
The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Sunday, gave its progress report on some of the ongoing high-profile corruption cases in the country, disclosing that within the past six months, a total of 324 judgments were delivered by the Special Courts that were designated in 2017 to try graft and financial crime cases.Read More
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.Read More
Worldwide, electronic voting is still a challenge and that’s why many nations have not moved to full-blown electronic votingRead More
HE was honourable in every sense of the word and lived a fulfilled life that touched many lives positively and will continue to, for years to come.Read More
Chairman, Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria, AWMN, Alhaji Oladipo Egbeyemi and David Oriyomi, have dragged the Lagos State Government before a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, challenging the newly enacted Lagos State Environmental Management and Protection Law of 2017.Read More
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Bwari, on Wednesday, fixed July 3 to deliver judgment on a suit challenging the eligibility of former Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to participate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.Read More
Lagos—A Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, yesterday, dismissed an application seeking to quash the charge preferred against alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, by the Lagos State Government.Read More
The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, LPPC, has suspended a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Joseph Nwobike from using the rank.
The legal body, in a statement it issued Thursday night, equally stripped Nwobike who was convicted on corruption charges, of all other privileges attached to the prestigious rank.
One of the challenges facing smooth and speedy administration of justice in Nigeria is filing of diverse applications and duplication of same processes before the court of concurrent jurisdiction which often is deemed frivolous and a waste of court’s time.Read More
Indeed, it does appear that both Mr. Osigwe and his supporters are not surprised about his disqualification; it is something they expected and had prepared forRead More
THE Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has screened and cleared candidates for the various offices in its biannual election slated for next month.Read More
For declaring the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, unfit to run for public office, a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Debo Adeleke, has filed a suit against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and others before a Federal High Court.Read More
Director of Strategic Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, was blacklisted by Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in 1985.Read More