We seem to live in a society where people are encouraged to play with their ages like the way children play with their toys. Most often when there are job vacancies and the qualification age is pegged, some people in their desperation to get the job will run to the court deposing to affidavits faking their ages.
Legal Implications of the “Two-Thirds Majority Vote” Required To Successfully Remove The Head Of A Legislative House In Nigeria
Democracy is a system of rule by laws, not by individuals. In a democracy, the rule of law protects the rights of citizens, maintains order, and limits the power of government. All citizens are equal under the law and no one is above the law. All actions of public and private individuals are governed by law. No one may be discriminated against on the basis of their race, belief, religion, ethnic group, gender, or political interest, group or affiliation.
Leadership is wrought with highs and lows, bright and dim days. Times are when the moments swell with an air of success and shone on by fortune’s sun; yet at other times, challenges may whirl in like a storm or the bubble of many years’ work prickled by a thorn of chance. Yet and in all these, a leader maintains the same comportment as when the organization was in great shape.
Felicia Boyd, at an IP/ADR conference in Lagos late last year, mentioned the “Dancing Baby Case” [Lenz v. Universal Music Group (UMG)] which reminded me of an earlier discussion I had with a friend of mine on the subjective nature of the Fair Use doctrine using the same case.
Everyone who faces a conflict or crime should have access to legal support that is effective, safe, understandable, affordable and perhaps most importantly, available when it’s needed. Hiil has made it their mission that by 2030, 150 million people will be able to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems.
Paul Usoro, a man I met in 1998 after NYSC at a point when I was at the crossroad of deciding which path to pursue in my legal career. When it looked like doing things the crooked way paid better, when it looked like hard work was a dullard’s option
“I have, therefore, considered it apposite, at this point of the electioneering campaign, to lend my voice and support to one of the presidential candidates, Paul Usoro, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in his own right. The intention here is to give my personal assessment of Paul as a person, in my capacity as his former employee.
We all know that the economy is currently harsh. Unfortunately, this has resulted in many honest and hard working individuals defaulting on their financial obligations.
In regard to the promotion and protection of the Rule of Law, the NBA under my leadership shall –