Friday, April 27, 2018

What The 1999 Constitution Says About ‘Impeaching’ Buhari

On Tuesday, some members of the house of representatives called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment for approving the withdrawal of sum of $496 million without their...

“Possible Defences To Copyright Infringement” — Miracle Akusobi, Esq

Copyright Law protects expression of ideas and not the ideas themselves. It protects creative expression that has been reduced to a tangible forms. Copyright...

Must A Man Marry? The Legal And Ecclesiastical Synthesis By Edikan...

Marriage is among the most precious gifts to us from our creator. Its blessings, joy and proceeds cannot be overemphasised. For this reason, “…a...

A’Court Brings States Under FoI

Following several contradictory judgements by high courts, Davidson Iriekpen welcomes the decision of the Court of Appeal, which held that states are duty bound...

There Is No Time Limit Within Which An Application For Leave...

ONUKAGHA & ANOR v. OKOROAFOR & ORS (2018)LPELR-44080(CA)PRACTICE AREA: APPEALINTRODUCTIONGenerally, Section 24 of the Court of Appeal Act prescribes that appeal arising from...

Power of the Court to recall witnesses after the close of...

Areas Of Law: Appeal, Court, Criminal Law And Procedure, Law Of EvidenceSummary Of Facts:The Appellant herein was arraigned before the Lagos State High Court for...

Compulsory Treatment & Care For Gunshot Victims By Maxwell N. Uwaifo

Ever heard stories where a gunshot victim in Nigeria dies because the hospital refused to treat him or her without seeing a police report...

Omo-Agege: Posers for Senate

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Mr Wahab Shittu, in this article, raises posers on the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege...

Suspension Of Elected Representatives And Senate’s Mace Saga By Carl Umegboro

The legislature has over the years played politics to the extreme by repeatedly, egotistically misappropriating its gavel in contradiction of democratic norm, and severally,...

Originating processes and Notices of appeal can no longer be deemed...

From time immemorial, various appellants have inundated the appellate courts with applications for extension of time to appeal together with ‘preemptive’ deeming orders regularizing...

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