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Echoes From The Court Room

Some Very Annoying Unconventional Behaviours Creeping into the Nigerian Courtrooms

There are some very irritating and highly denigrating behaviours that some lawyers engage in while in the courtroom. Those behaviours leave one wondering whether...

Echoes From the Courtroom: The Ambush Letter of Adjournment

Registrar: My Lord, there is a letter. Court: Counsel, have you seen the letter from your learned friend? Counsel: I am surprised. I don’t have any...

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...
Ellias-Ajadi

Echoes from the Courtroom: Tackling the Menace in Obtaining CTC of Rulings

By practice, counsel most times apply for the certified true copy (CTC) of court decisions with respect to rulings, it is to afford the...

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...

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa Reminisce on His First Day in Court as SAN

One of the recently elevated Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa SAN has reminisced with pride the activities that marked his first day in...
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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: 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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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: The “Regular” Court Sitting is at 9.00 Am

Last week, the piece on the Ambush Letter of Adjournment elicited some reactions which were encouraging. This week, I am bringing into focus the...