The DPP stands for Directorate Of Public Prosecution. It is manned by a Lawyer referred to as the Director Of Public Prosecution. This is the Directorate that spearheads criminal prosecution. Courtesy of our legal regime as ensconced in our Constitution of 1999 as amended, the Director Of Public Prosecutions inclusive of Law Officers(Law Officers are Lawyers in Public Service- Attorney General, Solicitor General, State Counsel of various grades, refer to the Law Officers Act, Laws Of The Federation Of Nigeria, 2004 for detailed provisions on this) who work with him are all under the Attorney General of the State or Federation.
Ominous Grading System At The Nigerian Law School: ‘Tis Time We Stopped This Absurdity By Joseph Onele
Enough! How on earth will you be toying with people’s future, career progression and success stories? How do you manage to sleep at night knowing full well you just wrecked the ‘can-do-spirit’ of a diligent, highly-spirited and future-oriented Nigerian Law School Student? How on earth do you manage to pray (to God) to secure the future of your own children when you have been busy wrecking that of other people’s children?
On January 30 the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN Justice Walter Onnoghen invited the Nigerian Bar Association NBA to nominate suitably qualified lawyers to apply for appointment as justices of the Supreme Court.
A Green bond is a tax exempt bond usually issued by federal or municipal organizations to carry out climate friendly projects for sustainable environmental development
An Inquest Into The Decision In Bassey Etim Versus Senator Bassey Albert Akpan By Sylvester C. Udemezue
A breaking news in Nigeria`s news media[i] on 27 February 2017 came under the caption, “Court sacks Senator Bassey Akpan, orders refund of salary allowances received.” Several media houses carried the news report that a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, had on the same day ordered the senator representing Akwa-Ibom North-East Senatorial Zone in the upper chambers of Nigeria`s National Assembly, Senator Bassey Akpan, to vacate his seat immediately.
Nigeria’s Nuclear Energy Programme and the Question of Legality under International Law by Anemuyem Akpan
Nigeria’s nuclear technology history started after her independence when the Federal Radiation Protection Service was established in 1964
This paper examines the procedure for the grant of bail in criminal proceedings under Nigerian law, looking at contemporary laws and judicial authorities
The Lagos State House of Assembly has just passed a Bill to criminalize drilling of boreholes or sales of water through water tankers in the state without receiving the Lagos State commercialized drilling permit. The Bill is awaiting the Governor’s assent.
The introduction of the Form CAC 1.1, though incomplete, is a good development as it makes the presenter to mark one signing on a consolidated form
Distinction between Alleged Irregularity in the Exercise of Jurisdiction and a Total lack of Jurisdiction
The non-compliance with statutory provisions that stipulate for pre-action notices to be given before the commencement of proceedings in court is usually touted as jurisdictional matters.