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Non-Compete Clauses in Contracts of Employment: Contractually Beneficial or a Challenge to Public Policy?...

Introduction. The regulation of the relationship between an employer and an employee derives from statute and the contract of employment itself. The...

Federalism and the Challenge of National Development In Nigeria – Kayode Oladele

The most sensitive and contentious issues about Nigeria’s federalism seem to be the “no-go” areas. It is apparent that part of the...

Hon. Justice Ikpeme’s Appointment as CJ: Birthplace; An Extraneous Factor – Afe Babalola

Against the backdrop of the attention which the unfortunate death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in the United States of...

Property Transactions in A Post Covid-19 Nigeria – Akintola Michael Phillips

As the Covid-19 virus continues to ravage the world, whilst singlehandedly pillaging the world’s economy, the future economic posturing of Nigeria is rather dim,...

Navigating Through the Labyrinth of Extradition; Hushpuppi’ as Case Study – Kolawole Emmanuel

It is no longer news that Nigerian Instagram celebrity Ramon  Olorunwa Abbas popularly known as 'Ray Hushpuppi' was arrested in Dubai, UAE by INTERPOL...

Covid-19: The Consequence of The Supervening Events and Measures on Employment Relationship Under the...

INTRODUCTION The outbreak  of the global pandemic, COVID-19, has left the world in disarray as several countries remain shuttered to curb the spread and battle...

Towards Better Remuneration for Nigerian Legal Practitioners: A Market-Based Solution – Reginald Aziza

In the evening of Sunday, February 16, 2020, I visited the Lagos campus of the Nigerian Law School. There was a good sense of...

Are Virtual Court Hearings Constitutional? (Part 3)

Two weeks ago, we looked at the nature of virtual court hearings and what it entails; and compared it to the normality of the...

Are Virtual Court Hearings Constitutional? (Part 2)

Introduction On 26th May, 2020, we analysed this topical constitutional issue in Part 1. Today, we shall conclude our discourse: except there is an amendment...

Are Virtual Court Hearings Constitutional? (Part 1)

Introduction Repayment There is no doubt that, man by nature abhors change. He prefers a familiar terrain. Said Tiny Buddah, “there are three solutions to every...