Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tasks before the judiciary, by lawyers

The four branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos have set a 17-point agenda for the state judiciary, stating the challenges confronting...

Content Act: Matters arising

The passing into law of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Develop-ment Act (“the Act”) in 2010 was a welcome development greeted with...

‘ACJ Act will enhance criminal justice delivery’

For two days last week, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) brought together judges, magistrates and journalists to examine salient provisions...

Who will rescue the police?

The recent spate of kidnappings across the country has once again exposed the incompetence of the Nigeria Police. Particularly galling is the resort by...

Amosun to judges, lawyers: Support anti-graft war

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has urged judges and lawyers to support the executive in ensuring the success of the war against corruption. Amosun, who...

Three quarters of Nigerians are lawless, says judge

A judge of the Lagos State High Court, Justice Gani Safari, has said three quarters of Nigerians deliberately break the law. Speaking at a one-day...

The Unconstitutionality Of The President Of Nigeria Doubling As A Minister:...

"If you want to change big things, you pay attention to small things." - Rudy Giuliani It is no more news that President Muhammadu...

Special Anti-graft Court: The real issues

No doubt, the change of leadership at the national level has reignite the call for a renew effort in the war against corruption in...

Judgement for sale: Who are the buyers?

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) had on February 17, 2012 vowed to expose how politicians used “consultants” to buy election cases with “incredible sums...

CCT, Federal High Court status under 1999 Constitution

THE preferment of a thirteen count charge against Dr. Bukola Saraki, “ the Senate President” by the Code of Conduct Bureau before the Code...

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