Sports Law in Nigeria; The Need for Enforceable Contracts For Footballers

Sports Law in Nigeria; The Need for Enforceable Contracts For Footballers

Sport is a huge means of revenue for both developing and developed countries. Sports law, has become an emerging aspect of law in Nigeria, even though it has not been very much recognized by sports men, especially footballers, who fall into the trap of going through various unsavory situations such as being owed salaries, and being badly adviced to sign for clubs without any pedigree, and some signing slave contracts.

Court Orders Metuh’s Trial To Proceed In Absentia by Salu Timilehin

Court Orders Metuh’s Trial To Proceed In Absentia by Salu Timilehin

A trial in absentia typically refers to a criminal proceeding in a court of law in which the defendant is not physically present to present a defence and testify on behalf of one’s self. This typical Scenario occurs where a defendant flees midtrial, fully aware that he or she is supposed to show up in court or where there is proof that the defendant has attempted previously to frustrate his trial.

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