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Echoes From The Court Room

From the Archives: Weird Types of Lawyers You Meet in the Courtroom

The courtroom is where lawyers ply their trade. It is there you will see them displaying and brandishing their advocacy skills. Well, in this...

Echoes from the Courtroom: 7 Ways to Annoy a Judge

Judges are wonderful people. They are as different as their names and their faces in their approach to lawyers and litigants alike. While some...

The Whisperer – Robert Egbe

It is a strange thing to see a judge’s naked head. But you can watch The Whisperer’s shiny smooth crown almost every time His Lordship’s...

Between Official Fees & Fair Hearing In Our Courts – Philip Njeteneh

To commence an action in anywhere and Nigeria in particular filing fees are paid to the court registry. In other climes such fees can...

Echoes from the Courtroom: Ex-parte Orders; The Intrigues and Paucity

This write up was inspired by an interesting chat I had with a very senior colleague recently. Ever wondered how scarce ex-parte injunctions have...
Ellias-Olatunde-Ajadi

Citizen Wasiu and All of us – “Bail” in Criminal Justice System in Nigeria...

Like many happenings in the polity with human angle side to it, the recent “suicide” of Mr Wasiu Alowonle may not receive adequate attention...
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Echoes from the Courtroom: How May We Deal With A Bereaved Judge?

As humans, we are prone to so many unforseen occurrences. Sickness, deaths, loss and so on. God, as the master scriptwriter, determines whatever he...
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Echoes From the Courtroom: The Archaic Practice of Record Books

The record of proceedings of court is very sacrosanct. It details the things that went down during the determination of a case. In advanced...
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Justice Obaseki Through His Cases – A Tribute by Davidson Edieya

Tribute Tanto Nomini Nullum Par Elogium – Of this great man, no praise is adequate. The headstone of Niccolò Machiavelli’s tomb, in Florence, Italy, had...
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Echoes From the Courtroom: The Senior Advocate/Junior Advocate Dichotomy at the Appellate Court: Rethinking...

I have argued at a forum that advocacy is gradually going into extinction. With the Rules of Courts which mandates counsel to reduce arguments...