A review of Retail Supermarket Nig. Ltd v. Citibank Nig Ltd & CBN By Teingo Inko-Tariah

A review of Retail Supermarket Nig. Ltd v. Citibank Nig Ltd & CBN By Teingo Inko-Tariah

Following a decision of the Federal High Court in Suit No: FHC/L/CS/1710/2013: Kasmal International Ltd v. Central Bank Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular dated January 15, 2016 to all Deposit Money Banks to the effect that stamp duties at the rate of N50 for every payment of N1000 and above would be applicable to all receiving accounts in the country with immediate effect.

Maintaining partnership in law firms is a challenge – Henry Ajumogobia (SAN)

Maintaining partnership in law firms is a challenge – Henry Ajumogobia (SAN)

Just recently, the president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) inaugurated a Legal Profession Regulatory Review Committee. Among other tasks, it is to review the regulatory architecture of the legal profession and the role of the Body of Benchers. It is also to review the roles of the General Council of the Bar, the Council of Legal Profession, the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the NBA in the regulation of the legal profession as well as the current standards for admission into the Nigerian Bar and recommend changes. Henry Ajumogobia (SAN), in this online interview with GODWIN DUNIA of the Guardian Newspaper, describes the action as the right step in the right direction. He also spoke on the future of the profession among others.

Judge Withdraws From Fani-Kayode’s Trial

Judge Withdraws From Fani-Kayode’s Trial

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has withdrawn himself from further presiding over the alleged N 4. 9bn fraud charge pressed against a former Minister of Aviation , Femi Fani- Kayode , by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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