Monday, February 18, 2019

The judge and the judges

THE judiciary is one sacred institution that is pivotal to societal development. It is the bulwark for the underprivileged against the whims and caprices...

Parties’ liabilities in contract of sale

Two of the followers and readers of this page narrated two incidents that happened to some people known to them recently and sought my...

1999 Constitutional Amendment Dead, Buried – Senior Advocates

Prominent lawyers in the country have described the fourth amendment Bill forwarded to the former President Goodluck Jonathan by the 7th National Assembly as...

Fake lawyers in the temple of justice

The ease with which these fakes do their business in courts is unprecedented and sometimes keeps one wondering whether the judiciary is closely knitted...

Nigeria’s anti-graft structure needs total overhaul – Banire

Muiz Adeyemi Banire has had it good in life so far. Still under 50, he holds a PhD in Law and has been Com­missioner...

Long, bumpy road to justice

Senate President Bukola Saraki tried but failed to stop his appearance at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Tuesday. His case is unlike...

Solanke, Ali, Akeredolu, others honoured

First female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards. A...

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...

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...

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