Effect of Failure to Indicate The National Identification Number (NIN) Of Counsel On Court Processes

Prior to the Judgment of the Supreme Court in APC & Anor. V Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa & Ors., the position of the law concerning the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Act No. 23 of 2007 and Mandatory Use of National Identity Number Regulations 2017 was that processes filed in Court must bear the National Identity Number (NIN) of the Counsel who originated the processes.

Acting CJN Set to fill vacant seats at Supreme Court

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has asked justices of the Supreme Court to nominate six persons to the apex court.

Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court

Addidas The Three stripes Logo Adidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after a court ruled it was not “distinctive” enough. The company did not “prove that that mark has acquired, throughout the territory of the...

Internet Fraudster Forfeits N230 Million To Nigerian Government

Investigation revealed that the syndicate obtained the stolen Personal Identification Information of over 250,000 individuals in the US and used the details to file fraudulent Federal and State tax returns.

AMCON Seals Off Victory Park Estate In Lagos

AMCON had earlier notified residents of the estate of the court judgment and its plan to take possession.

Internet Fraudster Bags 35-Year Jail Sentence In Ilorin

Justice M. Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin today convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, Ajayi Temitope Charles to 35 years in prison without an option of fine.

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Dear Nigerian Footballer, Before You Sign That Contract, by Ayomide Eribake

Dear Nigerian footballer, before you sign that contract,   You have the right to an attorney, and if you can’t afford one, your club might not appoint one for you. It is always a happy moment for players when penning deals with their new clubs. Huge salaries, bonuses...

Osun Election: Supreme Court To Deliver Judgment On Adeleke’s Appeal On July 5

Nigeria’s Supreme Court Monday adjourned the judgement for the appeal filed by Ademola Adeleke against the election of Osun State governor Gboyega Oyetola till July 5.

Of Gender Parity and Prerogative In Nigerian Politics By Terinwa Adesipo

For most of history, humanity has had to hurdle passed many challenges, gridlocks and even warfares. At some point the battle is lost, at some other, the battle is won, and at some, the battle is not really lost neither is it won. These are the unstable and unpredictable moment that has, is and will continue to define our uncommon universe.

Reginald Aziza: In Defence of Good Academic Grades

The world is changing. Some years ago, it was sufficient for a person to be educated in order to distinguish himself/herself from his/her peers. As the world evolved, basic education was no longer sufficient.

Land Fraud: Whether You Must Reflect The Average Value Of A Property In The Open Market In Your Deed Of Conveyance By Morenike Okebu

It is trite Law that the Court will not enquire into the adequacy of consideration (AFRICAN PETROLEUM LTD V OWODUNNI (1991) 8 NWLR (PT. 210) 351)

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Internet Fraudster Forfeits N230 Million To Nigerian Government

Investigation revealed that the syndicate obtained the stolen Personal Identification Information of over 250,000 individuals in the US and used the details to file fraudulent Federal and State tax returns.

Internet Fraudster Bags 35-Year Jail Sentence In Ilorin

Justice M. Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin today convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, Ajayi Temitope Charles to 35 years in prison without an option of fine.

ICO fines telecoms company EE Limited for sending unlawful text messages

The messages, sent in early 2018, encouraged customers to access and use the ‘My EE’ app to manage their account and also to upgrade their phone; a second batch of messages was sent to customers who had not engaged with the first.

Class Action: Bankers Order Granted By Magistrate Courts Are Invalid

In a class action with Suit No. LD/1961GCM/2017 between C. E. Osemene & 5 others (representing themselves and other bank account-holders whose accounts have been frozen by irregular and invalid bankers order in Nigeria) against Guaranty Trust Bank and 6 others, the Claimants took out an originating summons praying for:

Honeypot Pornography Lawyer Sentenced To 14 Years Jail

Paul Hansmeier, one of the lead attorneys behind the controversial law firm Prenda, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

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