The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association has been drawn to misleading headlines published by some bloggers and national newspapers giving the erroneous impression to members of the public that the Nigerian Bar Association has issued a query against the person of Aliyu Umar, SAN for appearing as a prosecuting counsel in the case against Hon. Mr. Justice Walter N. Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 6, 2019, arraigned Tunde Ayeni, a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc, before Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Apo on a four-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N4,597,500,000.
Uber will not face criminal charges for a fatal crash involving one of its self-driving cars.
I have an affinity for Socrates’ shrewd gnome, that which enjoins a judge to be a possessor of four basic things “to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially”. In our age and time, the need for these indispensable characteristics has grown exceedingly much with countless odious realities that glare us in the face.
Tax Liabilities of Educational Institutions in Nigeria – The “Public Character” Twist By Ayodeji Abdul
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal (COA) in the case between Best Children International Schools Limited (BCIS Ltd.) vs Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) affirmed the decision of the Federal High Court (FHC) that BCIS Ltd is liable to Companies Income Tax (CIT) notwithstanding its status as an educational institution.