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Media, law and good governance

Media, law and good governance

Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria in this paper presented at a recent NBA’s Lawyers in the Media forum traces historical relationship between the government and the media…

It shouldn’t be NJC’s business to appoint Judges for states – Daramola

Olufemi Daramola is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Deputy Managing Partner of Afe Babalola & Co. Called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993, Daramola joined the Chambers of Babalola…

Nigerian firm launches court management software in Las Vegas

By Adam Adedimeji Law Editor, Lagos    A new initiative in courts technologies, the enhanced LawPavilion Court Management Software has been launched by Grace InfoTech Limited, Nigeria’s foremost legal technologies…

Adekoya bags World Bank job

Adekoya bags World Bank job

Stories by Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   Former 1st Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mrs. Funke Adekoya (SAN) has been elected to the World Bank Group’s…

The challenges confronting women in legal practice

Gender discrimination is commonly observed in various profession and has also remained the barrier that prevent a large number of women from taking up prestigious and high ranking jobs in…

What are the types of commercial paper?

Today, commercial paper can be grouped into two categories. The first consist of unconditional orders to pay money. The second category is composed of unconditional promises to pay money. “Unconditional,”…

Law firm hosts clients, friends and partners in Lagos

Law firm hosts clients, friends and partners in Lagos

Nigeria’s Sterling Partnership, last week held a year-end networking reception at the British residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. This was part of the firm’s objective to create value by building relationships…

Dilemma of appointing Judges, Chief Judges for States

The controversy over appointment of judges for the States of the federation by National Judicial Council, NJC has remained a spiraling issue that is yet to be resolved. The NJC’s…

Ekiti: Judicial review or political necessity? 

Ekiti: Judicial review or political necessity? 

Does the action of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose in according recognition to Segun Oni as a former governor in the state amounts to a review of decision of courts,…

The right to fair hearing of an elected politician must be respected in an impeachment proceeding

The right to fair hearing of an elected politician must be respected in an impeachment proceeding

Reviewed by Faruq Abbas   Introduction: On 21st November 2014, the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria held that the impeachment of Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, the erstwhile…

Fashola to grace Onalaja’s book presentation today

Pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Justice Muhammed Akanbi, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) will today, 4th…

What are the rights and duties of a tenant in a lease?

Tenants have both rights and duties created by a lease. These are discussed in below.   • Right to Possession  The tenant has a right to the possession of the…

Firm marks 10th anniversary

One of Nigeria’s leading commercial law firms, AELEX Law firm, last week at the Continental Hotel, in Lagos marked its 10th anniversary with an exclusive dinner at the prestigious Oriental Hotel,…

HIV becoming less deadly in Africa – New finding

A new report by the New Scientist has disclosed that the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is slowly becoming less deadly in parts of Africa. Although the report said the change…

Clean water, sanitation missing bits in HIV treatment

A new research by international development organisations WaterAid and SAfAIDS has found has found that access to clean water and basic toilets is an essential but neglected part of the…

Police interpretation of the Constitution is unacceptable – Aboyade

Police interpretation of the  Constitution is unacceptable – Aboyade

Funke Aboyade is a Cambridge-trained lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Born in Ibadan over five decades ago, she attended Maryhill Convent School, Agodi, Ibadan, as well as Somerset Elementary…

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Mahmud Mohammed was on November 20 sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Federation. He succeeded Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar who retired same day having attained the mandatory…

Nigeria’s top 100 lawyers to be named Dec. 1

By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   The anticipated list of Nigeria’s top 100 lawyers will be released on Monday, the publishers have said. It is a publication of all-gloss…

Much ado about Law School examination failures

By Aham Njoku   Glanville Williams, the Late Rouse ball Professor of Law at the University of London, in his famous book, “Learning the Law” quoted C. C. Colton thus,…

What are the rights and duties of a landlord in a lease?

A lease is an agreement in which one party receives temporary possession of another’s real property in exchange for rent. Rent is the consideration given in return for temporary possession.…

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