Sunday, August 19, 2018

Going abroad to obtain justice

The people of Gbaramatu are in high spirits. On January 18, an English court upheld the N99.9billion judgment they obtained against the government at...

Modernising legal practice in Nigeria: Challenges and prospects

It is now the norm for senior lawyers to refer to our younger colleagues as “my juniors”. I refer to my younger colleagues as...

Justice, Prisons For A Purpose

CITIZEN Abubakar Aminu, on death row for 14 years in the Kano Central Prison, has pathetically become not only the latest face of injustice...

Theatre: Jungle Justice… A Kangaroo Court In Session

MANY have likened the spate of rash and contradictory judgments and pronouncements from Nigeria’s judiciary to what happens in a kangaroo or banana republic....

A fun lesson in Contract Law

Every day we enter into contracts, some explicit, some not so much, for instance when we board a bus or taxi to get to...

Justice: Over 2,926 murder, rape, civil litigation cases under prosecution in...

The Lagos State Government is presently, prosecuting no fewer than 2,926 court cases involving murder, rape as well as civil litigations across various courts...

Metuh’s handcuffs symptomatic of underlying malaise

ARRESTED on January 5 for money laundering, first arraigned on January 15, and granted stiff bail on January 19, the National Publicity Secretary of...

Terrorism in Nigeria

This intricate phenomenon called Terrorism is the greatest menace that the world is facing today, which has become unquenchable and has peeved the world...

Kogi: Inaugurating Bello as governor’ll be unconstitutional

The tenancy of Kogi State Governor Idris Wada at the Lugard House, Lokoja will end in seven days. But, Olarinde Yesufu, a legal analyst...

FG should not determine minimum wage for states – Agbakoba

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, former president, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), in this interview speaks on the national minimum wage and anti-graft war in the...

Nigerian Parliament