When Pleading Guilty to a Charge Means Not Guilty: The Curious Case of Evans

On 10 June 2017, Nigerians woke to the news that the Police had apprehended an alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, better known as Evans....

We are not ripe for Parliamentary system of govt -Egerton Professor Egerton

Professor Egerton Uvieghara, read law at the London School of Economics (LSE) and was called to the Bar in 1964. Two years later, the...

Chronic disrespect for sanctity of contracts: An impediment to infrastructural development in Nigeria

The National Economic Council, Nigeria’s highest economic decision making body, rose from its meeting on September 22, 2016, with a battle plan to salvage...

N650m alleged fraud: Court grants ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, leave to travel on medical ground

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of international passport of former minister of state for FCT, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide,...

Lawyer sues president over CJN non-confirmation

A lawyer and rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday filed a suit seeking a restraining order on the appointment of a new Chief Justice...

Adamawa judiciary sacks two magistrates, demotes another

The Adamawa Judiciary Service Commission has announced the removal of two magistrates and the demotion of another court judge.The government announced the disciplinary action...

Lagos commercial bus driver remanded in prison for sleep-driving

After pleading guilty to sleep-driving, a 32-year-old driver, Yusuf Balogun, was on Thursday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.Balogun,...

Customary court: Man remanded for defaulting to pay monthly feeding allowances

A middle age man, Jimoh Ganiyu, was on Wednesday remanded, in police custody by an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court for failing to pay the monthly...

Oil subsidy scam: Court set Jan. 26 to hear convicted companies’ applications

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday set aside January 26, 2017, as the day to entertain the...

Okowa calls for improved legal service to decongest courts

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called for improved legal service delivery to decongest the courts. The Governor made the call yesterday (18/01/17)...

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