Thursday, May 24, 2018

Justice Ademola, Orubebe, Patience Jonathan: ‘FG prosecutions just vendetta’

Divergent views yesterday trailed Federal Government’s loss of four different alleged corruption cases before four different courts of law within a week. The four...

The Propriety of the Court of Appeal Sitting on Appeal Over...

ABDULRAHMAN ABUBAKAR & ANOR v. SENATOR AIDOKO ALI USMAN & ORS (2017) LPELR-41915(SC)FACTS: This appeal borders on Election Petition.On the 28th day of March, 2015,...

Why The Ruling Of Justice Jude Okeke Is Appealable! By Okoi...

I vehemently disagree with the ruling by Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory; Abuja acceding to an application...

Why NOUN graduates’ participation in law school, NYSC still dicey

IF students who enrolled for the law programme at the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, had known that upon graduation from the institution...

Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provision) Act...

The Senate, on Thursday, November 3, 2016 passed into law Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 2004 LFN (Amendment)...

Corrupt Practices Is A Burning National Issue In Our Country- Mazi...

The immediate past General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mazi Afam Osigwe delivered a lecture at the year’s Law Week of the Gwagwalada...

Appointment Of Lawyers To Supreme And Appeal Courts

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and the President of Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa’s decision to appoint senior lawyers directly...

Inference of Mens Rea from Accused Person’s Conduct

".......THE WORD INTENTION IS SUBJECTIVE, AND IS WITHIN THE MIND OF THE VERY INDIVIDUAL POSSESSING IT. BEING POSSESSIVE IN NATURE, INTENTION CAN THEREFORE, BE...

Employees Of Nigerian Banks And Theft Of Customers’ Monies

It has been reported in the US that bank tellers (i.e. an employee of a bank, whose job includes the responsibilities of helping the...

Contradictions in evidence must be resolved in favour accused – Appeal...

This is an appeal against the judgment of the Ondo State High Court Akure Judicial Division delivered on 7th March, 2011. The Appellant was...

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