Sunday, February 25, 2018

Lawyers reject death penalty for looters

Labour is pushing for death penalty for treasury looters. But lawyers think otherwise. To them, there are better ways the Buhari administration can fight...

Cyber crime law: Can it bell the cat?

Two bloggers were recently remanded in prison custody over alleged defamatory report and infractions contained in the recently signed into Cyber Crime Prevention Act....

Lagos to amend state customary law

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, has hinted on the possibility of amending the 2011 Customary Court Law of the state...

Way out of electoral violence

No doubt, election petitions are being attended to by the various Election Petition Tribunals. The impunity that was witnessed during the election has continued...

Asset declaration and best practices

Nigerians on September 3, 2015 woke up to new realities as details of the assets of the President and Vice President, Buhari and...

Landlord threatens mother, child defiled by neighbour with eviction

Omowunmi, the mother of the 10 year old girl (names withheld) allegedly defiled by a co-tenant , Mayowa Adeyemi, is now being threatened with...

Widow asks Appeal Court to suspend bench warrant

Widow of a former Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory, Ayodeji Omotade, Folashade, has asked the Court of Appeal in Lagos to stay execution of...

Ex-Commonwealth lawyers’ boss wears new cap

Former Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) president Mrs. Boma Ozobia has been appointed a member of the MNCapital Africa Advisors ( MNCAA) advisory board.MNCAA is...

How to make cybercrime law effective

A lawyer, Mr Basil Udotai, has called for a central prosecuting agency to enforce the Cyber Crime Act of 2015 effectively.He said a provision...

The tort of defamation (1) – The claim

Over the last couple of weeks, a Nigerian blogger by the name of Seun Oloketuyi, has made news over reports on his blog concerning...

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