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Judiciary Proposed N143bn For 2016, Got N70bn

Posted: Mar 29, 2016 at 6:10 am   /   Latest News, Law

The downward movement (spiral) of the approved budget of the judiciary from its N95bn mark in 2010 hit N70bn in […]

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Quotable Quote

Posted: Mar 27, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Law

Former Supreme Court Justice George Adesola Oguntade JSC on his reason for nullifying the election of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua […]

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Meager Remuneration of Judicial Officers: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted: Mar 27, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Law

Section 84 (1) of the 1999 constitution, as altered, provides that the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has […]

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In A Matter Of Fundamental Rights No Statute Can Prevent Court From Assuming Jurisdiction

Posted: Mar 14, 2016 at 9:29 pm   /   Law

In the Court of Appeal Holden in Abuja Judicial Division Before Hon. Justice Joseph Tine Tur Justice Court of Appeal […]

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Ghana Gets Tough On Judicial Corruption

Posted: Mar 14, 2016 at 5:45 pm   /   Law, Law Report

The exposure of widespread cor- ruption in Ghana’s judicial sys- tem shocked the world in 2015, but there are promising […]

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In A Matter Of Fundamental Rights No Statute Can Prevent Court From Assuming Jurisdiction

Posted: Mar 14, 2016 at 5:34 pm   /   Law, Law Report

In the Court of Appeal Holden in Abuja Judicial Division Before Hon. Justice Joseph Tine Tur – Justice Court of Appeal […]

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Lawyer, Ricky Tarfa Arrested For Going Against The Law

Posted: Feb 6, 2016 at 1:27 pm   /   Law

It’s a case of a lawyer allegedly going against the law, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on […]

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Judge Withdraws From NIMASA Ex-Boss Suit

Posted: Nov 23, 2015 at 11:00 am   /   Business, Law

A Federal High Court judge, sitting in  Lagos, Justice Ofili Ajumogobia, has withdrawn from the fundamental human rights enforcement suit […]

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If Judgments Are For Sale, Who Are The Buyers?

Posted: Oct 1, 2015 at 12:30 am   /   Business, Law

By Ahuraka Isah Michael Daly Hawkins was a former senior judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the […]

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What Good Does Arbitration Do In Business Transactions?

Posted: Oct 1, 2015 at 12:05 am   /   Business, Law

Arbitration, no doubt, is the most used alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) mechanism both domestically and internationally. The process of arbitration […]

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Saraki’s Trial: Is Code Of Conduct Tribunal Inferior To The High Court?

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:25 am   /   Business, Law

As assets declaration trial of Dr. Bukola Saraki, the Senate President continues before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, ADAM ADEDIMEJI […]

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Lawyer Led 91 Year Old Widow To Protest Withheld School

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:01 am   /   Business, Law

Citing Education Private Secondary Institution (Special Provisions (Repeal) Law 2001, a Lagos attorney last Monday led a 91 year old […]

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Templars Sweeps Nigeria Legal Award

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Law

Stories by Our Reporter A Nigerian leading law firm, Templars, has emerged the best law firm in Nigeria in a […]

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Obey Court Orders, A2J Urges NPA

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Law

Access to Justice has called on President Muhammed Buhari to request agencies and parastatals of government to adhere to the […]

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Road Maintenance: FG’s N522b Debts To States

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Law

In this special report, fourth of five parts, anchored by our reporters: Sylvester Enoghase, Oladunjoye Phillip, Emmanuel  Okwuke, Abel Orukpe, […]

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What Is Whistle blowing?

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Law

We live in a complex world. Every day, decisions are made that can affect our health, safety, economic and human […]

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Just Before Buhari Names His Attorney General

Posted: Sep 17, 2015 at 12:15 am   /   Business, Law

As President Buhari sets to release the list of his cabinet officials in few days to come, many Nigerians are […]

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The Law And The Noise Over Assets Declaration

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:12 am   /   Business, Law

Following the public declarations of their assets exactly 48 hours to their 100th day in office last Thursday, both President […]

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Remembering Gani Fawehinmi Six Years After

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:05 am   /   Business, Law

By Olukayode Ajulo I intend to examine the personality of the one who sojourned in our world for 71 years […]

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What Do You Know About The Nigerian Export Promotion Council?

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   Business, Law

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (the “Council”) was established by the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 26 of 1976, which […]

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What Do You Know About Standard Organisation Of Nigeria?

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 6:40 am   /   Business, Law

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (“SON”) was established by an Enabling Act Number 56 of December 1971, which was re-enacted as […]

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NBA Tasks ‘Lawyers In Public Service’ On Accountability

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 6:39 am   /   Business, Law

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) rose from its 55th Annual General Conference in Abuja last week with a pledge to […]

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Multiple Taxation Harmful To Advertising Business – Lawyers

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 6:39 am   /   Business, Law

The Lawyers in the Media (LIM) has called on state governments to harmonise the taxes paid by the Outdoor advertising […]

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Sectoral Group Moves To Enhance Capacity Of Lawyers

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 12:38 am   /   Business, Law

Stories by Adam Adedimeji, Abuja The chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), Mr. Asue Ighodalo […]

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Law Has A Pivotal Role To Play In Social Transformation, Says NBA

Posted: Sep 3, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   Business, Law

For eight days last week, Nigerian lawyers, judges and jurists gathered in Abuja to brainstorm on ways law could be […]

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