EXPROPRIATORY ACQUISITIONS AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS IN NIGERIA.

1.       Against the backdrop of the recent execution of the Supreme Court decision covering a vast area of 398 Acres of Land as delineated on Survey Plan No CK/LS/272 lying and being  at the Ogba/Agidingbi/Alausa Axis of Ikeja, Lagos State being thereby the...

Mayowa Ogunsan: The Nigerian Prison System: Adopting New Approaches in Solving Decongestion Of The Nigerian Prisons

As much as every nation wants a criminal free society, one cannot overemphasize the need for justice been done to the accused, and the society. Lord Eldon once stated in the landmark case of R v Sussex Ex parte McCarthy

Naira Marley’s Arraignment at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

This morning, Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley, was arraigned before Hon. Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos, on a 11-Count Charge based on allegations of Credit Card Fraud. In the previous month, he had taken to social media to openly declare...

Data Protection Bill 2019: Google, Facebook Other Internet Intermediaries Must Keep Data Within Nigeria

The Data Protection Bill(HB 01) 2019 which is before the Nigerian Senate and has been passed by the House of Representatives is set to ensure that all data belonging to residents of Nigerians would be stored in servers situated within the territory of Nigeria. This principle is known as data localisation or data residency.

SEC Warn Nigerians, Says ‘Loom Money Nigeria’ Is A Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a warning to Nigerians investing their money in an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria.’’ Mary Uduk, Acting Director-General of the commission, gave the warning at a news conference on Thursday in...

EFCC Files 11 Count Charge Against Nigerian Musician Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud.

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The Law In Nigeria And The Realities Of Modern Commercial Arbitration – Basit Kolapo, Saka

As the world continues to integrate, business and economic transactions have become more. This is not to say that countries and states have to loosen their grip on their sovereignty,

Industrial Court Declares LGA Legislative Council Dissolution Unlawful, Orders Payment of Sacked Councilors Salaries and Allowances

The Presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Owerri Judicial division, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Ibrahim Galadima ordered Isiala Mbano Local Government to pay four former councilors the collective sum of N14,821,482.00 salaries, N9,120,912.00 furniture allowances and N608,060.80 leave allowances for May 2011 to July 2012 within 60 days.

How Cambridge Analytica Used Automated Decision Making and Profiling To Infringe Data Protection Principles

The targeting of individuals by political groups, potentially for an ingenious mode of influencing users using psychological profiles built by obtaining personal data became infamous due to Cambridge Analytica

Nigeria’s Intellectual property register covers Software application, Games

Games, applications and software programming is now recognised as intellectual property by the federal government.

Full NERC Order Against PIPP for Encroaching on Eko Disco Network and Violating Distribution Licence Terms

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) recently issued an Order against PIPP LVI Disco Limited (“PIPP”) for encroaching on the distribution network of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (“Eko Disco”) and violating the terms of the distribution licence it (PIPP) obtained from the NERC.

Events And Judgements

Millions Of Cash & Cryptocurrencies Seized By US Government in Movie Piracy Case

he United States Government has seized millions in cash and cryptocurrency as part of a movie and TV show piracy investigation carried out by Homeland Security Investigations and the MPAA.

530 judgments Delivered in 10 Months by Lagos Small Claims Court

The Small Claims Court of the Lagos State Judiciary has delivered 530 judgments out of 850 cases filed by litigants within the last 10 months of its sittings in seven magisterial districts.@

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Set To Organise Business Series On Telecommunications, Media and Technology

Top Nigerian law Firm Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (DOA), is set to organise its yearly business Series On Telecommunications, Media and Technology

Undeclared Crude: Nigerian Government Appeals Court Judgments

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed Appeals against the judgments of Justice Olateruogun J of the Federal High Court, Lagos  in Suit No: FHC/L/CS/320/16 – Federal Government of Nigeria V Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited; and Suit No: FHC/L/CS/319/16 – Federal...

Patent violation: Court to hear N50 billion suit against INEC, fixes May 27 for opening trial

THE Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Monday, May 27, for the hearing of a suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and two others, seeking N50 billion as compensation for the violation of patent rights to election materials.

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