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Be the First to Know: Obtaining Confessional Statement Does Not Obviate the Need for...

By Lawpavilion “I must observe that there is this penchant for police investigation in criminal cases to consist of no more than obtaining confessional statements...

Does the Nigerian Constitution Expressly Provide for A ‘Right to Private and Family Life’?...

By Olumide Babalola It has been repeatedly argued that the 1999 Constitution guarantees the right to private and family life. Many lawyers have made this...

Anonymous Court Proceedings, the time is now

By Ogbonna Ckuwumerije  openness of judicial proceedings is a fundamental principle enshrined in Section 36 of the 1999 Constitution (the right to a fair trial). This...

Register for ELLAN Webinar on “Labour Law Landscape in 2020: Reflections from Corporate Counsel”

The Employment and Labour Lawyers Association of Nigeria (ELLAN) is inviting you to its March 2021 webinar session. Topic: Labour Law Landscape in 2020: Reflections from...

Finance Act 2020: Highlights of Latest Developments in Nigeria’s Tax Regime

A.   OVERVIEW President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Act 2020 into law on December 31, 2020. The new legislation followed hot on the heels of...

All FWLR This Week: Incompetence of Judgment Delivered by A Panel Where One of...

Parties: Adeleke v. INEC Court: Supreme Court Justices: IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC (Presided) OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS JSC (Dissenting) KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JSC AMIRU...

A Comparative Analysis Of Major Changes Introduced By The CAMA 2020

By Chiamaka Irene Chukwukelu INTRODUCTION The COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT, 2020 (“CAMA 2020” or “the new Act”) which was signed into law on the 7th...

New Exceptions To The Without Prejudice Rule In Courts Litigation And Arbitration Practice

By S.A.M. Ekwenze The meaning of a rule depends not only on its internal logic and its relation to other rules, but on the way...

How To Boost Public Confidence In Plea Bargain

By Ade Adesomoju After being sent on suspension for one year without pay for stamping a plea bargain agreement, Justice Abubakar Talba, now of the...

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...