Relevant Laws on Terrorism Prevention in Nigerian

Terrorism became rampant in Nigeria in the late 90's and further culminating in today's epidemic proportion. A closer look at terrorism will reveal from...

Guide to Filing a Notice of Appeal at Lagos State Magistrate Courts

- Locate the Appeal Section of any Magistrate Court closest to you. - The Appellant provides the Judgement/Rulings of the Court. - The Appellant seeks Leave...

Corporate Affairs Commission: Minimum Share Capital Thresholds

S/N TYPE OF COMPANY MINIMUM SHARE CAPITAL JUSTIFICATION 1. ISSUING HOUSE 200 Million Securities And Exchange Commission guidelines on new minimum share capital for Market Operators. 2. BROKERS/DEALERS 300 Million 3. TRUSTEES 300 Million 4. FUND/PORTFOLIO MANAGERS 150 Million 5. STOCK BROKERS 200...

Where a Claim for Solicitor’s Fees doesn’t Form Part of Cause of Action, Same...

CHRIS BAYWOOD IBE & ANOR v. BONUM NIGERIA LIMITED  LEAD JUDGMENT DELIVERED BY UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. FACTS OF THE CASE  The provenance of the matter is...

Pre-Judgment Interest is not Automatic; Must be Specifically Claimed and Proven

CASE DETAILS: COAST OIL LIMITED v. TUBOSCOPE VETCO INTERNATIONAL & ANOR LEAD JUDGMENT BY: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the decision...

Ingredients of the Offence of Abduction

 CASE DETAILS: VINCENT ANTHONY KACHEBRY v. THE STATE LEAD JUDGMENT BY: JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, J.C.A. PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the...

No Court is Permitted to Hear an Appeal on Incomplete Record

CASE TITLE: ISA’AC GAVOH & ORS v. JOHNSON AKWAI  LEAD JUDGMENT BY: JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, J.C.A. FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the judgment...

2nd Edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Competition – Entry Closes in 10 Days

Entry into the 2nd edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Competition for young lawyers closes on the 28th day of February 2019. To enter, log on...

Whether an Employer Can Be Compelled to Promote Its Employee

CASE TITLE: SYLVESTER C. NWOYE v. FEDERAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF NIGERIA JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH JANUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: AMIRU SANUSI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS This...

Introduction of New Terms into an Existing Agreement: How it can be Done

SAVANNAH SUGAR COMPANY LIMITED v. ZACKSON LIMITED (2019) LPELR-46382(CA) FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Adamawa...