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What a “No Case Submission” Connotes and What It Calls into Question When Raised

Preamble Making a “No case submission” is one of the options opened to an accused person upon the close of the prosecution’s case against him....

Promoting the Rule of Law and Social Inclusion: A Panacea for Living above the...

Abstract The concept of rule of law as propounded by Prof. A.V Dicey is entrenched on three major principles. These principles in my view emanated...

Appeal Can Be Heard Notwithstanding an Incomplete Record of Appeal

INTRODUCTION: It is the law that, appeals are heard and determined on the record of appeal which has been settled by the parties. However,...

NWLR This Week: On the Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Federal High Court Over...

Parties: Ruth Adehwe Aweto v. Federal Republic of Nigeria Appeal No: SC/584/2015 Court: Supreme Court Justices: MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. (Presided) KUMAI BAYANG AKA’AHS, J.S.C. AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. PAUL...

Cyber-Terrorism: Legal and Policy Options for Coordinated National Preparedness (III) – Femi Daniel

Continued from here LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR TACKLING CYBER-TERRORISM IN NIGERIA In a civilised society, actions must be based on the rule of law. A lack of...

Cyber-Terrorism: Legal and Policy Options for Coordinated National Preparedness (II) – Femi Daniel

MANIFESTATIONS OF CYBER-TERRORISM Illegal Access to a Computer System or Network Section 8 of the Cybercrimes Act 2015 provides- Any person who without lawful authority, intentionally...

Cyber-Terrorism: Legal and Policy Options for Coordinated National Preparedness (I) – Femi Daniel

Abstract Improved youth literacy juxtaposed with high unemployment rate plus fundamental historical and religious distrust makes a perfect recipe for cyber-terrorism to thrive. Cyber-terrorism has...

NWLR This Week: Raising Issues Suo Motu; Responsibilities of Court

Parties: Walter Wagbatsoma v. Federal Republic of Nigeria Appeal No: SC/517/2015 Court: Supreme Court Justices: MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD J.S.C. (Presided) KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, J.S.C JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. CHIMA...

Jurisdiction of the Federal/State High Court with Respect to Simple Contract

PREAMBLE It was expressed by the Supreme Court per OKORO, J.S.C. delivering the leading judgment of the Apex Court in IKPEKPE v. WARRI REFINERY &...

NWLR This Week: Police and Security Agencies-Not Recovery Agents, Need to Redeem Image, Not...

Parties: Economic and Financial Crime Commission v. Diamond Bank Plc & 2Ors Appeal No: SC/868/2014 Court: Supreme Court Justices: OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C. (Presided) MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C AMIRU SANUSI,...