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Corruption in the Sheriff Corps in Lagos State – Bayo Akinlade

CORRUPTION IN THE SHERIFF CORPS IN LAGOS STATE Being a short presentation by Bayo Akinlade Esq. At the 2018 Sheriffs of the Lagos State Judiciary...

Judicial Verdicts That Shaped the Nation Politics

Besides formulating the rule of law through the interpretation and application of law to respond with a verdict, settling disputes, checking legality, judiciary has...

Right to Information under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 is Not Absolute

FACTS OF THE CASE: This appeal is against the Ruling of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, and presided over by Justice B.M. Nyako. The...

An Appeal Dismissed for Appellant’s Failure to File Brief of Argument cannot be Relisted

ALI ALABA INT’L LTD & ANOR V. STERLING BANK (2018) LPELR-44903(SC) SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on relisting of appeal dismissed for failure of appellant...

Highlights of the Edo State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2018 (Part 1) –...

On the 1st of November 2018, new procedural rules will become effective in all tiers of courts in Edo State, namely: Customary Courts, Magistrates...

Waste Management in Nigeria through Effective Policy: Strengthening the Legal Framework – Bolaji...

Introduction:  For those who have little or no knowledge on the synergy between (improper management of) waste and climate change, the sudden explosion of the...

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria: Pillar or Predator?

INTRODUCTION  The rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (to be simply called “senior advocate” throughout this lecture) is about 43 years old, in...

Preparing for the Inevitable; The Utmost Need to Have a Will – Otomiewo E....

Sometimes I ask myself ‘What is the most essential thing that one can learn from Billy Graham’s death?’ Billy Graham often tackled the topic...

Person Seen Last with Deceased Bears Full Responsibility for His Death

FACTS This is a substantive appeal not interlocutory (as described in the Introduction of the respondent’s brief). It is against the Judgement of the...

Condition Precedent to the Exercise of Jurisdiction by the Investment and Securities Tribunal

PREAMBLE In the words of Abubakar Bashir Wali JSC (as he then was) in SHUGABA v. U.B.N. PLC (1999) LPELR-3068(SC), “It is well settled that...