CASE REVIEW: On Admissibility of Unregistered Registrable Land Instruments in Nigeria

CASE REVIEW: Whether the Decision in IBRAHIM v. ADETUTU (2019) Has Dislodged the Principle in BENJAMIN V. KAILO (2017) on Admissibility of Unregistered Registrable...

Abatement of Action in Criminal Matters and the Recent Exception Created by the Supreme...

Under Nigerian law, the constitutional right of appeal against a conviction and sentence is considered a personal right which can only be exercised by...

The Need to Incorporate Mental Health Evaluation Systems in the Nigerian Criminal Justice System...

The Nigerian criminal justice system has witnessed some form of improvements in recent times, especially with the enactment of the Administration of Criminal Justice...

Nuances of Legal Education in Nigeria and The Ordeal of an Aspirant to The...

INTRODUCTION Law is a very dynamic and powerful tool which dictates the affairs of every society. It sets the tone and directs the path...

Nigeria’s Judiciary in Retrospect: The Vicissitudes of Third Arm of Government

The Nigerian judiciary has had a chequered history in the last 59 years of the country’s independence. This is because the judiciary, which is...

Attorney-General Adoke and the Burden of Memory – Chidi Odinkalu

Senior Nigerian public officers are notoriously parsimonious with their recall, once out of office. From among their club, memoirs are unusual, especially those with...

Agba Jalingo in Handcuffs: the Unlawful Beyond the Immoral – Jiti Ogunye

On Friday, October 4, the bail application filed by journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo, was refused by a Federal High Court, sitting...

Protection of Women from Work Place Sexual Harassment in Nigeria; Whither the Law? –...

Introduction Whilst cases of sexual harassment particularly of women at work place have increasingly become a menace in the Nigerian work place, it is however...

Africa’s History and the Perils of Degrading the Rule of Law – Chidi ...

The rule of law is undergoing chastening times in many African countries as rulers and their parties – struggling to hang on to power...

When Judges Weep – Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

Our judges are weeping. And they are weeping profusely. Across the country, from the Magistrate’s Court, to the Federal High Court and even the...