Abortion law gives rise to either the permission, restriction or prohibition of abortion. The concept of abortion is very wide, giving rise to controversial topics and opinions on the subject matter. Abortion has been made illegal in many jurisdictions as over 25% of the world’s population live in countries with highly restrictive abortion laws, mostly in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Back in the days when the military was still in power, it was a common sight for a soldier in a commercial bus popularly referred to as ‘danfo’ whether in uniform or mufti, to reply a conductor’s request for bus fares with the word ‘staff’.
On 21st September 2018, the same week that bankers and regulators across the world were examining the lessons learnt from the Lehman Brothers’ collapse a decade after and the challenges ahead, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) withdrew the operating license of Skye Bank Plc and mandated that its assets and liabilities be taken over by Polaris Bank
Top Nigerian law firm Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe has won three awards at the the 2018 Africa Law Digest Awards held yesterday in Victoria Island Lagos.The awards are organised by Africa’s premier law journal Law Digest
The Place for “Kick-Backs” & “Bribes” in our Efforts to Kick Back Corruption & Kick-Start Responsible Governance in Nigeria By Sylvester Udemezue
It appears from recent happenings in the Nigerian legal and political space that while a section of our leaders does not see any distinction between “kickbacks” and “bribes” for purposes of determining criminal responsibility in corruption cases, another section believes that the latter is clearly distinguishable from the former. In defence of the former school of thought, the incumbent Commissioner for Rural and Community Development in Kano State, Nigeria, Alhaji Musa Iliyasu-Kwankwaso, recently declared as follows:[i]