How much does a Nigerian senator earn as monthly salary? What are the allowances such a senator is entitled to? How many Nigerians know the amount of money spent on the health of the President annually? Can you state with certainty the total amount of money recovered from corrupt public officials so far by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)?
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
When you are involved in a car accident in Nigeria or especially in other locations around the world, you should consider taking necessary legal steps regardless if you are the offender or the victim. In many locations, contacting a car accident injury lawyer can significantly make your life easier.
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]
Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa is an inimitable rule of law advocate, human rights crusader and distinguished constitutional lawyer in Nigeria. But, one major thing that stands Mr Adegboruwa out among his ilk is his pluckiness and unswerving tenacity to stand up to call a spade by its name, at all material times, no matter whose ox is gored. I have read a legal opinion, credited to the fiery legal luminary, but which came off as a Press Release dated 27 October 2018, and titled, “Why Buhari doesn’t need WAEC certificate to contest in 2019.
Nigeria has risen rapidly to become the leading destination for Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Africa. As at 2012, FDI in Nigeria stood at about $8 billion, which represented about 15% of the total FDI received in Africa; this also amounts to about 25% of the country’s GDP as it utilizes the myriad of available natural resources to woo investors from different parts of the world. In the first quarter of 2018, FDI in Nigeria increased by 808.56 USD Million, with an average of 1298.48 USD Million from 2007 to 2018.
The Moremartson Giveaway winners were selected after a keenly contested online competition for aspirants to the Nigerian Bar.
Majority shareholders can petition under s.311 of the Act, where the affairs of the company are being conducted in an illegal or unfairly oppressive or prejudicial manner.
In our growing days, the sight of police at your doorstep and/or any of the neighbourhood is abraded with palpable fears and suspicion, no one likes it when it seems you have been indicted or alleged of any infraction or dishonorable act.
Mr. Steve Nwakwo has replied Lagos based legal practitioner Mr Sylvester Udemezue raised concerning the high level of pass rate recorded in the just-released bar finals result. Steve in his response made available stated that he will not be pressing further on the issue due to the fact that he has retired from activism.