Adeleke’s Nullification: Judgement Cannot Stand – SANs

Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, (SAN) have said that the FCT High Court judgment which nullified the nomination of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as the...

Can a Tribunal Cancel Some Votes Cast in an Election and Still Declare a...

A Brief Reflection on Section 140 & Related Sections of the Electoral Act, 2010, as Amended I have seen and read the following statement on...

Social Media Persecution Versus Real Court Prosecution – Sylvester Udemezue

(Latest Reports on CJN Onoghen’s Case at CCT as The Prosecution Close Its Case) Dear respected members of the Peoples Parliament, I hope you people...

The Constitutional Validity of Section 3(D) of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal...

REGULATION OF THE DISCRETIONARY POWERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION  According to Prof. Freund, “A statute confers discretion when it refers to an official, for the...

Nigerian Judges and Lawyers in the Eye of Osundare – Bolaji Ramos

“Crime pays in this country Corruption has its handsome rewards Just one judgment sold to the richest bidder Will catapult Judge & Lawyer to the Billionaire’s Club” --Prof....

The Constitutional Validity of Section 3(D) of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal...

Introduction “An intention to legislate in contravention of the Constitution should not be imputed to the law-maker. Where an enactment can be construed and can...

The Wig and Gown has Become an Object of Unprofessional Displays – Bolaji Ramos

“If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.” --Edward Wood (Lord Halifax) The Kinds of unprofessional and...

Lawyers, Conduct Election Petitions for Free or Risk Prosecution

Last month, Nigerians went to the polls to elect the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Simultaneously, elections were also conducted for...

The Incorruptible Judge in a Corruptible World – Terinwa Adesipo

I I have an affinity for Socrates’ shrewd gnome, that which enjoins a judge to be a possessor of four basic things “to hear courteously,...

Pre-Action Notices in Civil Trials: The Controversies and the Place of Jurisdiction – Davidson...

1.0 INTRODUCTION A brewing controversy has emerged in our legal jurisprudence as a result of the requirement of pre-action notice before commencing certain civil suits....