I Didn’t Authorise Any Congratulatory Message in the Media- Asamah Kadiri SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria whose photograph appeared in congratulatory message last week in a national daily has denied that he neither approved, nor authorized any such message to be published on him in any newspaper.He said in a release ‘It has come to my attention that a […]

Emmanuel Macron tests positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating. The 42-year-old took a test ‘as soon as the first symptoms appeared,’ the Elysee Palace said in a brief statement. Mr Macron will isolate for seven days but plans to continue running the country via video […]

Bill on Timeline for Election Petitions Passes Second Reading

The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday passed for second reading, a Bill which seeks to alter the constitution to stipulate timeline within which to file and determine election petitions and appeals. The legislation titled, ‘A Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal […]

Lagos Govt Bans Burial in Homes

The Lagos State government has banned the burying of bodies within residential premises across the state as part of measures to prevent transmission of communicable diseases. It has also prohibited the use of residential areas as morgues, embalmment centres, and burial sites. This was disclosed by the Executive […]

New Electoral Law Amendment Bill Sanctions e-voting, others

Harmonising various Amendment Bills sponsored in the past, the National Assembly after a marathon public hearing yesterday, in Abuja, adopted a proposed legislation impressing it on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to embrace electronic voting or any other method of balloting in any election it conducts as […]

Reps Push for 70 per cent Aviation Investments for Airport Infrastructure

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Aviation, yesterday, directed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to channel at least 70 per cent of its aviation investments at improving airports’ critical infrastructure nationwide.The committee on a tour of the aviation agencies in Lagos said improved attention at aeronautical […]

Police Nab Two Siblings Operating Ritual Den in Osun

There was chaos in Yemoja area of Iwo, Osun State on Monday evening when policemen uncovered a ritualist den allegedly operated by two siblings identified as Tajudeen Monsuru and Tajudeen Lawal. It was gathered that a woman identified as Mutiat Alani went missing and the police launched an […]

New N162 Petrol Pump Price Triggers Confusion, Queries

At a time Nigerians are yet to come to terms with the last increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), stakeholders in the petroleum industry are divided over a new price of N162 agreed between the Federal Government and the Organised Labour yesterday. The principal concerns […]

Expert Advocates Local Intelligence in Tackling Insecurity

As the increasing level of insecurity in the country defies all known antidotes, a call has gone to various tiers of government in the country to harness more of local intelligence as a panacea to wriggling out of this quagmire. Chairman, Managing Director of Badinson Security Services, who […]

U.S. Embassy Donates Anti-piracy Equipment to NCC

WITH the aim of supporting Nigeria’s national antipiracy campaign, the United States Embassy has donated operational equipment. According to the embassy, the move is to strengthen the regulatory and enforcement interventions of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC). The presentation was done at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. While […]

Just In-Deepwater ruling clarifies law on arbitrator bias

A challenge to the appointment of an arbitrator in a claim arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has been thrown out by the UK Supreme Court today in a ruling that could clarify the law over the disclosure of facts giving rise to suspicions of bias.

Maina: Court grants Ndume bail, seizes his international passport

Five days after he was remanded at the Kuje Correctional Center, the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to Senator Ali Ndume. Ndume who represents Borno South Senatorial District was remanded in prison custody over his failure to produce the former Chairman of the defunct […]

The role of artificial intelligence (AI) in creating a sustainable Law Practice in Nigeria- Bizibrains Okpeh

Introduction First, they started talking, then they started learning, now they are automated—are machines taking over? Is man creating “man” out of machines by the breath of algorithms? The ever-advancing and disruptive innovations of AI have permeated virtually all fields of life, including the legal profession that has […]

The Need for a Nigerian Police Investigation Guidelines- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

The New Nigeria Police Act,2020 which has been signed into Law brought some new vistas to Policing and Police Business in Nigeria however, there are still some deficiencies . One of the major in roads made by the Act include the obligatory essence of every Police Investigation to […]

#EndSARS: CSOs Urge Security Agencies to Remain Focused

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for Good Governance has urged security agencies to remain focused toward ridding Nigeria of all unpatriotic elements. Mr Olayemi Success, Chief Convener of the CSOs, made the call at a news conference on Sunday in Abuja. Success also advised officers and […]