How FG recovered N59.9bn, $666,676 within 2 years — Malami

The Federal Government, yesterday, reeled out the achievements it recorded in the justice sector of the economy, with a confirmation that it recovered N59.9 billion and another $666,676 within its first two years in office.

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Obaship tussle: I am the Bona Fide Oba of Lagos, Akiolu Tells Court

About 14 years after his installation, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his emergence as the paramount ruler of Lagos, saying he is the bona fide monarch. “I am here to justify my appointment, you cannot build something on nothing, it will be broken.

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Foluso Davis Esq Petitions NJC, Over Alleged Misconduct By FCT Judge, Danlami Senchi

The Chief executive of Davies and Associates & a former national badminton champion, of No 2 Akinwunmi Street, Foluso Davies, Esq. has petitioned THE NJC over the misconduct of Hon. Justice Danlami SenchI of High Court, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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Transparency International Ordered To Leave Nigeria Within 72 Hours

A human rights group, under the aegis of Save Humanity Advocacy Centre has given the Transparency International 72 hours to leave the country over its recent report that former Nigerian military chiefs stole as much as $15 billion through fraudulent arms procurement deals.

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Arms Deal: EFCC Seizes 18 Houses Belonging To Dasuki’s Associate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized 18 houses in an estate allegedly belonging to Alhaji Aliyu Usman, an associate of the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

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Ease Of Business: CAC Closes Manual Registration Of Companies In Five States

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on Monday announced the closure of manual process for company registration in five states and the Federal Capital Territory. The announcement was made by the Registrar-General, CAC, Bello Mahmud, during a media briefing held at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

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Legal Opinions And Articles

When a legal absurdity becomes the tradition By Sulyman Olaiya

Consequence on the powers conferred on the Chief Judge, the Chief Judge made the rules of court christened Oyo State Magistrate Courts (Civil Procedure) Rules 2012 wherein provision regulating the forms to be used in proceedings before the court is made under Order 2 rule 1.

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How to get away with murder in Nigeria by Seun Lari-Williams

Murder is, simply put, the unlawful killing of a human being by another human being. There isn’t much difference between murder and assassination. Some say, if the person unlawfully killed was important enough, then the media will refer to such a killing as an assassination. For example, killings carried out for political purposes are often termed assassinations.

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The Role Of Civil Society In Decongesting Prisons And Reducing Crimes In Lagos State By Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem

It is not in doubt that Prisons in Lagos state are overcrowded and that the prison population increases on a daily, which presupposes that crimes are on the increase. As at March this year the number of inmates at the 1,700 capacity Kirikiri Medium prison was 3,051, as at 16th May of the same year, the number has increased to 3331.

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The Right to Freedom of Association and the NBA – A Rejoinder by Ebi Robert

Ebi Robert writes a rejoinder to his learned friend, Seun Lari Williams’ essay on the right to freedom of association and the NBA

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Don’t Force Buhari to resign – Anthony Idigbe SAN

It is wrong to put pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign on health ground, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN), has said.According to him, the decision to resign or not should be made personally by the president. Idigbe believes...
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Events And Judgements

Falana & Falana Win 2017 BOA Lawyers League

Falana and Falana Chambers have emerged the winners of this year’s Lawyers Football League in Lagos State. The Falana team on 14th may retained the cup they won in 2016, after defeating their arch-rival, Olisa Agbakoba & Co 3-1 via a penalty shootout.

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MULAN 2017 Conference: Pulling Nigeria Out Of The Economic Recession – Key Note Address

It gives me a great pleasure and a rare opportunity to be amongst you, my Muslim brothers and sisters, learned practitioners of the legal profession. I will like to start by appreciating the entire membership of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) for giving me the platform to deliver the Keynote Address at this year’s Conference, thereby enabling me to share my thought on a topical issue of our time.

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Lagos State Governor Commissions Sikiru Adagun Courthouse

The Governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has commissioned the new Court Complex (Sikiru Adagun Courthouse) at Mba Road, Ajegunle.

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How To Register For The NBA-SBL Annual Business Law Conference 2017

The NBA Section on Buisness Law continues to promote the delivery of qualitative business services to the public by influencing the advancement of policy, business development and government action.

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Adesina Ogunlana Emerges Chairman Of NBA Ikeja Branch Oloke To Succeed Him

Read below the event that unfolded at the scheduled NBA Ikeja Bye Election as narrated by the new chairman.

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