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.
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.
The Constitutionality of Section 2(3) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004 – A Rejoinder by Friday Onamson
Following the rejection, for the second time, of the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the EFCC, there have been arguments whether, in the first place, the President required the Senate’s confirmation of the appointment.
The full letter said to have been written on March 25, 1943 by Chief Obafemi Awolowo requesting for an education loan from Chief Timothy with a promise to repay same by 1955
The Attention of the Nigerian Bar Association has be drawn to a Judgment of the Federal High Court reportedly delivered on Thursday, the 30th day of March, 2017 by the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division presided by Hon. Justice John Tsoho in SUIT NO. FHC/ABJ/55/2016: OLASUPO OJO V. INCORPORATED TRUSTEES OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION.
The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been drawn to a news report by Premium Times, Nigeria, an online news medium, on the short-listing of Mrs. Chris-Garuba Rita Ifeyinwa Enewa for appointment as a Justice of the Court of Appeal
This is always a difficult conversation to have, especially when the discussant is on the greener side of the social divide. But this cycle will probably keep repeating itself, until tertiary education is priced sustainably. Naturally, the argument for the other side will be that education is the surest catalyst for social mobility and that the less privileged should not be priced out of education.
Before the making of the 2007 Rules of Professional Conduct, advertisement was prohibited at large in the legal profession via the 1979 rules. However, the 2007 rules maintained the general rules with few exceptions.
In an age witnessing increasing internet place dealings, more and more transactions are turning seamless. The basic concept of a signature is fast been redefined and expanded to accommodate new cyber trends.