Timothy Opurum: Knowing Your Rights as an Electricity Consumer

As a Nigerian electricity consumer, the law is clear regarding some of your basic rights to electricity consumption in the country. Knowledge of these basic rights will equip you in preventing their violations, and where violated, will assist you in identifying the type of remedy to seek to that effect.

Justice Asabe Karatu: Nigeria’s Judiciary Now a Stamping Ground for Contempt – Access to Justice

On 14th June 2019, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu removed Justice Elizabeth Asabe Karatu, from office as Acting Chief Judge of the State and appointed Justice Sulaiman Ambursa to act in that capacity, following the Kebbi State House of Assembly’s refusal to confirm Justice Karatu as substantive Chief Judge of the State.

Data Protection in Nigeria: NITDA Releases Draft Data Protection Implementation Framework

Nigeria’s Information Technology Development Agency, the NITDA has released a draft Data Protection Implementation Framework. According to the Agency, the proposed framework would guide the agency on how to implement the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 which is already in force.

Industrial Court Sets Aside Dismissal of Anthony Izevbekhai by Edo State Govt

The presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court, Akure division, His Lordship, Hon. Justice O. O. Oyewumi has set aside the dismissal of Mr. Anthony Izevbekhai by the Edo State Government, ordered that claimant be reinstated to the position of Assistant Director, GL 15 and payment of salaries and entitlement from the period of November, 2015 till the date within 30 days

Salaries: NIC Orders Yahaya Bello to Pay N1.5 Billion to State Judiciary Within 30 Days

Abuja—His Lordship, Hon. Justice A. N. Agbakoba of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, sitting in Abuja has declared the deliberate non-payment of salaries to Kogi Judiciary workers as inhuman and degrading treatment, ordered the State government to pay the sum of N1.529b to the judiciary being the outstanding amount due from July 2018 to March 2019.

Data Breach: Marriott International faces over £99 million fine under GDPR

Statement in response to Marriott International, Inc’s filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intends to fine it for breaches of data protection law.

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Osinachi Nwandem: A Commentary on the Insured’s Duty of Disclosure: Effect of Non-disclosure

In the recent Canadian case of Schellenberg v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company,[2] the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed the Plaintiffs’ claims against Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company,

Refusing To Be A Bystander: The Procedural Implication of Jekins Duvie Giane Gwede V Delta State House Of Assembly & Anor

Over the years, the enigmatic question as to the participatory right of the judgment debtor in garnishee proceedings has confounded the Nigerian Courts.

Justice Asabe Karatu: Nigeria’s Judiciary Now a Stamping Ground for Contempt – Access to Justice

On 14th June 2019, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu removed Justice Elizabeth Asabe Karatu, from office as Acting Chief Judge of the State and appointed Justice Sulaiman Ambursa to act in that capacity, following the Kebbi State House of Assembly’s refusal to confirm Justice Karatu as substantive Chief Judge of the State.

Solomon Okedara: Nigeria Immigration Service and the Burden of Data Protection

On June 17, 2019 a Nigerian man identified as Jeffrey Ewohime allegedly destroyed seven cars and property at the Nigerian High Commission in London over a delay in releasing his passport to him by officials of the Nigerian High Commission.

The Legal Implications From The Proliferation of ESports Activities in Nigeria by Ojo Stephen

Esports is a short form for electronic sports and it is a term used to signify bringing competition to video gaming. In a Nigeria setting, it involves gamers coming to an esports arena playing a game of FIFA, CALL OF DUTY etc, so as to get a chance to be called a king...

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Data Breach: Marriott International faces over £99 million fine under GDPR

Statement in response to Marriott International, Inc’s filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intends to fine it for breaches of data protection law.

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:

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