Thursday, May 24, 2018

Corruption, the NBA, and the Effrontery of Thieves

The Nigerian legal system has a credibility crisis, reckons Babs AjayiNigeria is in a new phase – a difficult period – when thieves and...

Element constituting murder offence does not necessarily include weapon used

The Supreme Court of Nigeria (SCN) has held that elements which constitute offence of murder do not necessarily include the weapons used in the...

Dons urge FG, states to reform gender equality, child rights laws

A Professor of law at the University of Benin, Edo State, Prof. Nkolika Aniekwu, has called on the federal and state governments to carry...

Shall we kill the lawyers and the judges? (2)

The doyen of African politics and former President of Ghana, the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, very early in 1962 noted that “in a...

Shall we kill the lawyers and the judges? (1)

The air is thick with suspi­cion. The reason is that, by a combination of factors, it has been drummed into the conscious­ness of the...

Need For Competition Law In Nigeria

Over time, the Nigerian consumer has always complained about what they regard as unfair pricing by some service providers in the country.The general...

A third party can destroy your new marriage

Marriage is the relationship between two mature individuals. It is a union of two people coming together and forsaking all others. In Nigeria, marriage...

Does Nigeria have marriageable age?

The sad case of Ese Oruru brings to the fore many issue such as the issue of ‘marriageable age’ in Nigeria. Not much has been...

Justice: Loss of public confidence — Need to review the process...

“In the sixties when I began the practice of Law, appointment to the Bench was strictly on merit. At that time, appointments were by...

Women’s Day: Sexual and gender based violence revisited

The International Women’s Day is here again. It is a time to reflect on the progress made on issues affecting women and a call...

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