Olam International Acquires Dangote Flour Mills

Global food and agri-business Olam International is set to acquire complete ownership of Dangote Flour Mills (DFM), a flour and pasta manufacturer in Nigeria, for US$ 361 million, amid growing demand for bakery and snack foods in the country.

Building the Law Firm of the Future: The Business of Law Practice/What Law School does not Teach you. By Olivia C. Muzan

It is interesting to know that the narrative of the Legal profession is gradually changing, especially regarding law practice and law firm management.

Why Most Nigerian Lawmakers Routinely Underperform By Anemuyem Akpan Esq

In its classical sense, the legislative arm of government is the only platform citizens can have a say in how they are governed. Legislators, representing the people, are principally empowered to make laws and act as checks on the executive.

Nigerian Senate Tackles Tinubu, Claims Passage of 282 Bills

Nigerian Senate tackles Tinubu, says it has passed 282 legislative bills and surpassed the records of all other sessions of the Senate.

The Council of Legal Education, Abuja responds to complaints on Alleged Extortion of students

On February 11, 2019, The Vicegerent Legal Consult, Bwari FCT, Abuja had sent a letter to the Council of Legal Education, Nigeria, requesting for the immediate investigation, explanation and justification on complaints of alleged extortion and unusual restriction on...

Onnoghen Conviction: Access to Justice condemns Code Of Conduct Tribunal Judgement

Today, April 18, 2019, the Code of Conduct Tribunal in a judgment delivered by its chairman, Mr. Danladi Umar convicted Justice Walter Onnoghen on a six-count charge of false declaration of assets.

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If Not Law, I Would Have Chosen the Catholic Priesthood – Paul Ordam, SCAD 2018 Winner

Msughter Paul Michael Ordam was the star of the show at the grand finale of the 2018 Simmons Cooper Advocacy Development (SCAD) Compete, a bi-annual competition organised by Simmons Cooper Partners (SCP).

The Advantages of Learning Law as a New Career Option

Learning law is not just for those who want to become lawyers, paralegals, or court employees. It is for everyone who wants to pursue a higher level of education in the field of law.

Weep Not For Keyamo – Uboho Inyang

The Petition filed by Alh. Atiku Abubakar at the Presidential Election Tribunal, challenging the victory of President Buhari in Nigeria’s recently concluded 2019 Presidential election has once again resurrected a ’Lazarus’ with nine lives that for a long time has refused to make a departure from the President’s political landscape;

A Legal View on Atiku’s Nigerianness

Of recent, electoral outcomes in Nigeria have played out in a format that seems scripted. An observer would be forgiven should he believe a dramatist somewhere has written a play that is now acting out on the Legal and political stage.

Arbitration as a Solution to the Disputes in Nigerian Sport Federations by Eribake Ayomide

When two elephants fight, the grass suffers. The implication of this statement in Nigerian sports is far reaching – from the leadership tussle in the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), to that of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) a couple of months ago....

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NJC Recommends Compulsory Retirement Of Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen

After deliberating on the petition filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, members of the NJC unanimously agreed that Onnoghen has lost the moral authority to continue as CJN with the litany of allegations bordering on misconduct.

Delta APC: Court Upholds Election Of Omo-Agege, Other Candidates

The Federal High Court sitting in Warri has upheld the candidacy of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and the other candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, who emerged through the primaries supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and...

Innoson Motors v. GTBank: What the Recent Supreme Court really means for lawyers, customers, and the general public

First of all, your money is safe. A Writ of Fi Fa prohibits the bailiff from seizing the goods of third parties. Account holders with GTBank are the third parties in this context, and their monies are the goods in question.

Court Rules That Absence of Ministerial Consent Rendered Lekoil 310 Acquisition Of OPL 310 Inchoate & Invalid

The
Federal High Court, Lagos Division has today, March 28, 2019, dismissed the suit
filed by Professor Fidelis Oditah, QC, SAN on behalf of Lekoil 310 Ltd and
Afren Investment Oil and Gas (Nigeria) Ltd, against the Honourable Minister of
Petroleum Resources asking the Court to hold and deem as granted, and valid Lekoil’s
2015 acquisition of participating interest of Afren Oil & Gas in Oil
Producing Licence 310.

Read the Full Judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, recently declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the 2018 governorship election in the state.

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