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Lawyers who stormed the AMVCA

Do you think lawyers are not talented or do you think that the sole talent a lawyer has is to quote sections and subsections? Education is an essential part of human life. The value of education cannot be set aside as it creates a plethora of benefits. Here’s a list of famous Nigerian celebrities you […]

Pipeline Vandalism, Explosions, and Nigerian Law?

Oil pipelines are national treasures and should be treated with the utmost security in a country. They are the means of transporting refined crude oil to make finished products like PMS (Premium motor spirit) amongst many others. It is sad to know that despite the importance of crude oil to the economy, vandals and militant […]

COVID-19 Update: CJN Orders Closure of Courts

On Monday, following an order by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic hit the judiciary, halting all court operations in the country temporarily. The Order of Justice Muhammad was included in a new circular dated 23 March 2020 to all heads of court. This directive will […]

Nigerian Law and Digital Currency like Bitcoin

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the 7th most populous country in the world. A cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) in Nigeria stemmed from the boom in technology. Technological advancement in every sector has forced organizations to become more tech-savvy. This will enable organizations to analyze and achieve more in real-time. The World Bank considers […]

Mother’s Day and The Legal Rights of a mother.

The Yoruba’s call her Maami / Mama mi. The Igbos call her Nne. The Hausas call her Uwa. In French, she’s called Mère. The Germans call her Mutter. She’s called Madre in Spanish. They’re all wonderful ways to refer to the one who’s gone through all the changes of giving life to the world. How […]

What You Should Know About COVID-19

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the name given to the novel coronavirus in 2019. COVID-19 is the name given to the virus-associated disease. SARS-CoV-2 is a new strain of coronavirus with no form of identification in humans before. Coronaviruses are viruses that exist among animals, some of which are known to be infectious […]

Laws guiding trucks on the roads and highways?

Since the inception of the 20th century, with cars and trucks providing ever-higher levels of mobility, vehicle ownership per head of the population has increased. Traffic demands have been strongly influenced by this popularity, as well as by the mass movement of people to cities and suburban suburbs— a phenomenon that has contributed to rising […]

Tony Elumelu: The Business Guru

Tony Elumelu is a renowned Nigerian and African businessman, economist, trader, and investor. He is popularly regarded as the (retired) president of the United Bank of Africa, UBA; the new president of Heirs Holdings; and Transcorp, the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and a genuine philanthropist. Born Tony Onyeamaechi Elumelu, he was responsible for […]

Is Efcc Maintaining Social Distance Against Obasa?

Some Social media enthusiasts have concluded by saying “what The Media have done in digging out facts and figures with official documents is what EFCC always fails to do, thereby losing vital court cases”. Now that investigative job has been done free of charge, when will EFCC take charge and stand on the matter and […]

Adegboruwa speaks on the illegal detention of a fellow colleague

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has called on the operatives of the Department of Security Services to release Mr Gabriel Emperor Ogbonna, a legal practitioner and human rights activist, in line with a bail granted to him by Federal High Court, Umuahia. Ogbonna was arrested by a joint team of DSS and police […]

Nigerian Celebrities Gone Viral: Status Update

The whole world has been fighting a demon for the past 2months, which has literally put almost everybody on hold. Countries are now enforcing lockdowns as this virus is quickly spreading and causing deaths around the world. The virus has caused the loss of lives in many countries, of which Italy has recorded the highest […]

Entertainment Law and Reality TV like Ultimate love

The pair, ROKSIE (Rosie and Kachi), won the Ultimate Love season, a dating reality show featuring single male and female strangers living together in Aunty’s Love Pad. They captured the hearts of viewers of the show with moments on their journey as Love Guests. ROKSIE’s romantic journey to the throne of Ultimate Romantic. From warming […]

El-Rufai threatens to jail parents enrolling children in Almajiri system

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail term. The governor made this known in Kaduna on Monday when he visited some 200 Almajiri children repatriated from Nasarawa State and undergoing rehabilitation and […]

Why Abike Dabiri Publicly Attacked Communications Minister Pantami

On may 24th, Abike Dabiri – Erewa tweeted this using her Official handle “An Islamic scholar should not lie Hon Minister (Phd) You did that to me cos I am a woman .Your disrespect for women is legendary Left the ugly incident behind me since Feb. But pls release all our office equipment. Public office […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Constitutional or Not?

Last Sunday, the Nigerian President’s decision to lock down several key states in the country was based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) after a national broadcast ordered the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT and clarified that the order will […]

Akure Explosion or Asteroid: Whose Jurisdiction?

The city of Akure quaked by a reverberating sound spreading to most parts of the city and to the neighbouring city. It has been reported that a truck carrying dynamite exploded thereby destroying churches and houses. The mysterious thing about this explosion is the crater it created. The explosion created a hole in the ground […]

Abuja Appeal Quarterly Reports Vol. 3

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Human rights Lawyers Fault Nigerians Threatening To Sue Chinese Government For $200bn

Some weeks back, a group of Nigerian lawyers sued the Chinese government for the adverse effects of the covid 19 outbreak on the country and its citizens. Recent reports said that the lawyers demanded $200 billion in damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of the […]

New Allegations spring forth against Obasa as reporters dig out the Approval of N40.5m For Feeding Of Less Than 40 Muslim Lawmakers For 2018 Ramadan Fast

Recently, Obasa has been alleged with financial mismanagement and embezzlement of Lagos state government funds. It was first discovered that Obasa awarded contracts to himself using different companies owned by him and publications were released on how he got the Assembly to approve N258m for printing of invitation cards for the inauguration of lawmakers two […]

“I can’t breathe” were the last words of George Floyd when he was being held down by a Police Officer

A Video captured by bystanders at the scene of the arrest of George Floyd shows an officer with his knee pressed against the neck of the 46-year-old, who was handcuffed on the pavement, complaining that his body hurt and he couldn’t breathe. Two officers handled the man on the ground while another stood nearby with […]

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has COVID-19

Mr. Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo State, is the latest governor to have contracted the COVID-19 virus, increasing the number of infected governors to three. The announcement was made via his Twitter handle. “I just got the result of my COVID-19 validation check. It came out positive. I am asymptomatic and will remain isolated. […]

Ecowas Court: Practice Direction on Virtual Court Hearing

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Human right Lawyer Asks Judge To Release Case File For Criminal Trial Of Presidency Officials

Abba Kyari was buried on April 18, 2020 following controversy about his. As it is the an Islamic custom to bury their dead before 24 hours of the demise, he had to be buried on the 18th of April in Abuja but top government officials including Garba Shehu (Presidential spokesperson), Babagana Monguno (National Security Adviser), […]

Customs Appealed against a ruling Stopping Duty On Passengers Baggage

Regular travellers in the country heaved a sigh of relief with the recent judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja curtailing the powers of the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) to collect duties on personal effects. It was in response to the arbitrariness with which customs operatives at the airports treated incoming passengers with personal luggage. […]

“Follow Strictly the Provisions of the Uniform Bye-Law” – Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries writes to NBA Electoral Committees branch in Anambra

The Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries of Branches of Nigerian Bar Association, Anambra State have made it known to all Chairmen of Electoral Committees of the Branches of the NBA In Anambra to adhere strictly to the Uniform Bye-Law of the NBA. The call was made on Thursday by the committee in a letter signed […]

Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary – Lawyers, CSOs’ Express different views over Buhari’s Executive Order

Mixed views, assay-marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order granting financial autonomy to the legislature and judiciary at the state level. On Friday, 29th, 2020,President Buhari signed the Executive Order into law. As some lawyers and politicians hailed the move, others said the effort is too little to address the humongous challenges facing the country Indeed, […]

Seyi Makinde flags-off Iwo road bus interchange construction in Oyo State

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, on Friday, 29th of may, 2020 flagged off the construction of four bus interchange/terminal projects, aimed at sanitizing the transportation sector in the State. The four bus terminals, which is to be sited at Iwo Road, Ife Road, Challenge and Ojoo, are scheduled to be completed in 12 months. While […]

Immigration and travel rights during a pandemic

The current pandemic of COVID-19 threatens to affect foreign travel. Foreign exchange and stock markets are also threatened. Oil prices are crashing and chaos is ensuing due to panic. Throughout history, pandemics have always had a way of putting us to the test. Response rate and even knowledge are also tested. If for one thing, […]

Will COVID-19 disrupt the Nigerian judicial system?

A remarkable trend has changed the criminal justice framework. The spread of coronavirus has also affected the operation of legal business worldwide. A lot of high-risk countries have halted their judicial proceedings. At least ten law firms have closed their offices in Milan, Northern Italy. It’s also where a wide cluster of infections have occurred. […]