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A serving judge in Osun State’s judiciary caused a stare last week when she petitioned the state’s House of Assembly over alleged incompetence and mismanagement of the state’s economy by Governor Rauf Aregbesola. But the motive behind her petition is now a source of debate among Nigerians. ADAM ADEDIMEJI...

By Adam Adedimeji,  LAGOS   The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) says it is ready now more than before to implement a new port order to make Nigerian...

By Adam Adedimeji, Lagos    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been urged to devise policies that would aid the welfare of young lawyers and better position the legal profession for the future. Speaking at the recent NBA Lagos Branch Law Week held at the MUSON Centre, Lagos, Dr. Fabian Ajogwu (SAN), also warned that the future of the profession would depend...

The resolution forms the basis for company decisions. To be effective, the company must pass them at the general meeting but for a private company, a written resolution signed by all the members of the company entitled to attend and vote at a meeting will be as valid as if it has been passed at a general meeting. A resolution may be ordinary or special according to Companies...

By Adam Adedimeji, Lagos    As part of activities to mark the 10th Memorial Anniversary of the death of Justice Bassey, the first High Court Judge...

Five members of the Nigerian legal profession replaced another five as state chief executives, following the inauguration of new administrations in the...

By Joseph Daudu   Globalisation and cross-border legal practice – Nigerian perspective Daudu (left) and other participants at CLA conference in...

•  Burial Fixed For August 8 The death of Dr. Amaechi Nwaiwu (SAN) has been announced by his family. Nwaiwu, a lawyer is of Umuokoroala Okpuala, Egwukwu Autonomous Community, Umuahia North Local Governmemt Area, Abia State. A statement signed by the deceased’s younger brother, Mr. Nnochiri Nwaiwu announced that Nwaiwu died on  Sunday, June 14, 2015 having taken ill...

By Adam Adedimeji, Lagos    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch will honour former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) as part of activities to mark its law week. The branch is also set to throw light on the challenges quacks and other practitioners pose to lawyers and the justice sector by infiltrating the legal profession.  Alex Muoka,...

Remuneration of Directors Since directors as such are not servants of the company, they have no entitlement to remunerations for their services unless the articles of the company include an appropriate provision that the directors are entitled to such remuneration as is decided by the general meeting. A director who receives remuneration is not entitled to recover expense...