Sunday, February 18, 2018

THE CODE OF CONDUCT BUREAU AND THEIR EXERCISE OF FUTILITY

Before I begin the drive of this article, a summary of the events that transpired between the Code of Conduct Bureau and the Senate...

NBA bans congratulatory advertorials for new SANs

The Nigerian Bar Association has placed a ban on congratulatory messages and media advertorials for legal practitioners newly admitted to the rank of the...

Stamp policy: Alegeh-led NBA on trial

Some lawyers who, early in the year, went to file processes in court but were rejected for not affixing the right stamp on the...

Senate, Efcc and rule of law

The invitation extended to Mallam Ibrahim Lamorde the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chair by the Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions...

NBA to release guidelines for judges

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) will, next month, launch guidelines for judges in the exercise of their discretion in sentencing and bail matters, the...

Govs reject death penalty for looters

MANY governors, who spoke with our reporter, on Thursday, out rightly rejected the suggestion that looters of the nation’s resources be sentenced to death.Organised...

Contradictions in evidence must be resolved in favour of accused

FRIDAY CHRISTOPHER v. THE STATE In the Court of Appeal HOLDEN AT ABUJA Friday, May 15, 2015 Suit number: CA/AK/45C/2013 Between FRIDAY CHRISTOPHER…… Appelant And THE STATE………………….. Respondent SONTOYE DENTON-WEST ...

Lawyers: Courts must join anti-graft war

Few weeks to the start of the 2015/2016 Legal Year, lawyers have set agenda for the judiciary. They argue that it must give fillip...

Appointments: Did the President violate the Constitution?

ince Thursday, August 27, when President Muhammadu Buhari, made what has been termed key appointments in his Presidency, political analysts have been saying things...

Dispute Handling & Litigation Management in Nigeria

Introduction Disputes are bound to arise in business relationships and commercial transactions. These disputes can be resolved amicably through alternative dispute resolution methods or by...

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