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Lawyers Explain Supreme Court’s Verdict on Extra Revenue for Littoral States

Senior lawyers have explained the implication of the Supreme Court verdict that more revenue should accrue to oil-producing states when oil price exceeds $20...

The Cleansing of the Judiciary

We commend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who, since he assumed office last year, had pledged to clean up the judiciary...

My Drift on the Bar Final Result: 161 First Class a Point of View...

The unprecedented 161 First class released at the just concluded Bar Final of 2017/18 set has generated a lot of reactions among both Lawyers and...

Why NJC Sacked top Judicial Officers

The National Judicial Council (NJC), which is the nation’s highest judicial regulatory body, sacked two judges and indicted a lawyer for official misconduct. The recommendation...

Corrupting the Administration of Criminal Justice – Rotimi Fawole

Once again, the quality of the legal advice being dispensed at the presidency has come under scrutiny. Following the recent decision of the Federal...

Executive Order and Presidential Power in the Nigerian Constitutional Democracy

Since this administration, Nigerian constitutional jurisprudence has witnessed a little transformation. We now deal with Executive Orders. Before President Buhari came to power, no...

Juvenile Justice System in Nigeria: A Necessary or a Luxury? – Adesipo Adeterinwa

Historical development makes it apparent that the first organized and institutionalized form of Juvenile justice system was given birth to in faraway America, although,...

Whither the Activists? – Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

THEY were some kind of special breed, always so well revered and even adored! The activists! They were deservedly admired as mirrors of the...

Nigerian Govt Can Prosecute Boko Haram Terrorists Without Involving ICC – Adeogun-Phillips

A former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Charles Adeogun-Philips, says the Nigerian government can prosecute Boko Haram terrorists without involving The Hague. He noted that...

NBA’s Trip to Rome: Putting the Right Foot Forward

The International Bar Association (IBA) 2018 Annual Conference is currently holding in Rome, the beautiful capital of Italy. The conference will be on from...