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Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building
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Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building

TB Joshua The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons. The judge had reserved ruling to a date to be communicated […]

Executive Orders: Separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution must be jealously guided – Akinlolu (SAN)
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Executive Orders: Separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution must be jealously guided – Akinlolu (SAN)

Akinlolu The Federal High Court, Abuja, recently upheld the constitutionality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Orders. The judgment has been eliciting reactions from lawyers, some of whom have vowed to challenge it in higher courts. In an interview with Bridget Chiedu Onochie, an Abuja-based Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kehinde Akinlolu, […]

Over 23, 000 cases disposed off in the last legal year, says Lagos CJ
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Over 23, 000 cases disposed off in the last legal year, says Lagos CJ

[FILE PHOTO] Justice, Opeyemi Oke The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, yesterday disclosed that a total of 23,900 cases were treated by the Lagos State judiciary between October 2017 and September this year.   The Chief Judge made disclosure at the special church service to mark the […]

Non-tendering of the statement of a witness by the prosecution will not amount to withholding of evidence
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Non-tendering of the statement of a witness by the prosecution will not amount to withholding of evidence

Scale of Justice ORANIKA v. STATE (2018) LPELR-45481 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Owerri Judicial Division Holden at Owerri ON FRIDAY, 10TH AUGUST, 2018 Suit No: CA/OW/284C/2016 Before Their Lordships: MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, JCA AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, JCA TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, JCA Between OBINNA ORANIKA Appellant And […]

Termination of employment is not a ground for disqualification of a candidate under 1999 Constitution
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Termination of employment is not a ground for disqualification of a candidate under 1999 Constitution

Scale of Justice IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HOLDEN AT ABUJA ON FRIDAY, 20TH JULY, 2018 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS: WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN (CJN) MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD (J.S.C) KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN (J.S.C) CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE (J.S.C) EJEMBI EKO (J.S.C) BETWEEN ENGR. GEORGE T.A. NDUUL – APPELLANT(S) AND 1. […]

‘We intend to run a transparent and an accountable administration’
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‘We intend to run a transparent and an accountable administration’

Paul Usoro (SAN) . PHOTO Lawyard The 2018 election of national officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) can rightly be described as the fiercest election in the history of the association. The build-up to the universal suffrage electronic voting contest raised tension, intrigues, controversies, brickbats and verification challenges such […]

Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today
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Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today

Federal high court, Abuja A vacation judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed today for hearing on the suit challenging alleged moves by First Bank Plc to take over WhitePlains British School Limited.   The Judge gave the date last Friday after listening to arguments […]

Court orders remand of computer engineer over alleged impersonation
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Court orders remand of computer engineer over alleged impersonation

High Court Justice Femi Adamson of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered remand in prison custody of 24-year-old computer engineer, Ayodeji Folarin for allegedly impersonating the famous gospel artiste, Lara George, and defrauding three Americans of $8,500. The vacation judge, Adamson ordered that the Economic and Financial […]