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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 Court Room: “My First Court Appearance”

Do you still remember your first court appearance? Was it pleasant or did it leave you wondering whether you made a mistake choosing to...

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...
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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...

Court Room Drama: The Silk vs The Senior Orator

By Ifeanyi Clement Nweke The judge spoke softly but strongly. His words hung in thin air as he stared down at his courtroom, scantly sprinkled...
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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: 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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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...

Policemen Indicted for Murder Ordered by Court to Appear before it

The High Court sitting in Warri has ordered Delta Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice to make available the police officers indicted for the...

Abuja Magistrate Orders Lawyer to be Handcuffed, Jailed for Interrupting, Challenging Him

An Abuja Magistrate, Ibrahim Mohammed has ordered policemen at the court to arrest and handcuff a lawyer, Eburu Ekwe Barth, for challenging him on...