Thursday, April 18, 2019

Exposition Of The Law On The Abia State Governorship Controversy, By...

On Monday 27th June, 2016 the Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Okon Abang delivered judgment in a pre-election case brought...

Jurisdiction can be raised on appeal without leave of court

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HOLDEN ATABUJA ON FRIDAY, THE 6TH DAY OF MARCH, 2015 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS M. S. MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT B. RHODES-VIVOUR JUSTICE, SUPREME...

Legal Effect of President, Governors’ Exercise of Prerogative of Mercy

Commissioner of Police Vs Alhaji Salisu Ibrahim Buhari (2000) FWLR (Part 1) Page 164: The accused person in this case was a member of...

Judiciary: The Last Hope Of The Common Man By Ikedi Agunkwu

The Judiciary, according to Black’s Law dictionary, 8th edition, is “The branch of government responsible for interpreting the laws and administering justice”. In Nigeria, the...

Application of Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 to State Courts...

Introduction A common belief and view held among the legal practitioners, and perhaps some other members of the Nigerian society, is that the Administration of...

How powerful is Code of Conduct Tribunal?

Indeed, these are interesting times. Recent events in our country including public declaration of assets by the President and Vice-President and the controversy surrounding...

Access to Justice and the Nigerian Criminal Justice System

Barely six months into my career as a legal practitioner and the National Youth Service Corp has provided me an insight into why there...

Contemporary Training At The Nigerian Law School: An Insider’s Acount[I]

The Nigerian Law School was set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1962. The aim of the institution was to provide for...

Admissibility Of Evidence Generally In Nigeria

Admissibility; the quality or state of being allowed to be entered into evidence in a hearing, trial or other official proceedings. Evidence is something that...

How can we get our children off the streets?

Despite several efforts by government and relevant agencies to put an end to street hawking, especially by children, the practice seems to go on...

Nigerian Parliament

As oil producers, we should frustrate sale of electric cars in...

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that, as an oil producing country, sale of electric cars in Nigeria should be frustrated. “This will enable...

NBA

NBA Ota’s Bar And The Bench Forum: Economic Problem, A Reason...

* Says Legal Practitioners Do Not Realize That They Are Perfecting An Art Of Self Sabotage Among Themselves *Says Sanctions In The RPC Are Rarely...