Akin Agunbaide explores the position of the law regarding the intellectual property of jokes and available mechanisms, if any, to protect comedians
Olisa Agbakoba’s Suit for the South East and the Legal Frontiers in Constitutional Advocacy by Faith Endonyan
Many lawyers must have now heard the news about the fundamental rights class action instituted by Mr Olisa Agbakoba SAN for himself and on behalf of the South East Zone against the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Yet prominent in Nigeria’s current socio-political commentary is the sad tale of indiscriminate arrest. Much sadder however is the fact that a certain provision of her criminal procedural statutes empowers a police officer to effect summary arrest with no recourse to reason. Indeed, there is a law that empowers a police officer to arrest a law-abiding person, loosely speaking, for the sole ‘crime’ of being jobless!
Following the Senate’s decision to decline the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman, learned Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has theorised that the Senate’s approval could in fact, be dispensed with. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a professor of Law and also Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has aligned himself with the argument.
Re: You Can’t Execute Rev King, Others, Falana Tells Ambode – A Rejoinder on Death Penalty by G.N. Nwodo, Esq
Gabriel Nwodo, Esq writes on the legality of the death penalty, as a rejoinder to Mr Femi Falana’s letter to Governor Ambode about Rev King
Akin Agunbiade’s article tiled ‘The Bayelsa Education Tax: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul’, which was published by Lawyard has raised many issues some of which Ebi Roberts now seeks to address
In African communities, land has always been a source of controversy with several cases of land litigation still ongoing in courts after decades. In various parts of the continent, it is the belief of the African that land is a link between the dead, the living and the unborn
Constitutionality Of The EFCC Act 2004 Subjecting The President’s Appointment of Member of the Commission to Senate Confirmation By Basil Momodu
This piece is a response to the above-mentioned article published on your platform on April 15, 2007. Prof. Ben Nwabueze is an erudite scholar, a legal colossus whose academic excellence and scholarship can never be in doubt.
These airports are believed to have been chosen for ICAO intervention due to their proximity to the nation’s economic and political capitals, respectively.
On the Ruling in NBA v Ofomata Banning Lawyers from Using the Title ‘Barrister’ – Sylvester Udemezue
The court had ruled in NBA v. Ofomata (2017) 5 NWLR (Pt. 1557) 128 at 133 that it was improper for lawyers to use the title ‘Barrister’ as a prefix for their names