BREAKING: Tight Security as Imo Police Arraign Okorocha’s Aides

Fourteen aides of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, are being arraigned before His Lordship, B. U Adikaibe of Magistrate Court 4, Owerri.They are being arraigned on a seven-count bordering on disturbance to the security of the state and destruction of government seal at Royal Spring Palm […]

Insecurity: 44 CSOs ask Buhari to step aside or face Impeachment, If…

A coalition of 44 civil society organizations, CSOs, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside or face impeachment by the National Assembly, if he can no longer ensure the security and welfare of the Nigerian people. They made the demand at an emergency civil society joint action […]

South-East governors Wade into Imo Govt, Okorocha Impasse

The South-East Governors Forum has waded into the impasse between the Imo government and the state’s former governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that a squabble ensued between both sides’ supporters on Feb. 21 when Okorocha allegedly broke into the Royal Spring Palm […]

EFCC closes prosecution’s case unexpectedly in Usoro’s case

In a surprising twist today,the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC unexpectedly closed the prosecution’s case in the trial ofthe former President of the Nigerian Bar Association– MrPaul Usoro who is undergoing a trial for receiving his legal fees from Akwa Ibom State government which the EFCC alleges […]

Sports Law Practice is not gender specific- Anthony Atata

A top Nigerian sports lawyer,Anthony Atata on thursday informed young Lawyers of the Nigerian Bar Association,Ikeja that the practice of sports Law is not gender specific.He said this during his lecture titled ” Opportunities in Sports Law” at the Continuing Legal education (CLE) lecture of young Lawyers forum […]

Breaking: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

WTO members made history today (15 February) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she takes office on 1 March, Dr Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General. […]

Ban Foreign Herders, Ganduje, Ortom Tell FG

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje and his counterpart in Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom has called on the federal government to ban foreign herdsmen in the country. Speaking yesterday on Radio France International, Ganduje insisted that it is the foreign Fulani herders that commit crimes. “There […]

Akeredolu sends Anti-Grazing Bill to Ondo Assembly

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sent to the state’s House of Assembly a bill to enact into law the anti-grazing law and to establish ranches across the 18 local councils of the state. He said the execution of the law would be controlled by state and local […]

LawPavilion Disrupts Legal Research Again, Law Reports Now on WhatsApp

In a bid to ensure that no lawyer in Nigeria is left behind in adopting technology in this new normal, LawPavilion has characteristically further disrupted Law Reporting and Electronic Legal Research in Nigeria by releasing an application that allows Judges and Lawyers to carry out their electronic legal […]

Chaos in Victory Park Estate ,Lekki as residents accuse AMCON’s receiver manager of harassment

Residents and landlords of Victory Park Estate, Lekki, Lagos State have accused the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) of harassment over their properties despite pending court cases and orders.Several cases have been filed against AMCON and its receiver-manager Mr Lanre Olaoluwa.The plaintiffs obtained injunctions against the respondents.AMCON […]

ICPC arraigns 2 FRSC officials over extortion of motorists

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), over alleged extortion of motorists and gratification. In a 2-count charge brought before Justice H. Aprioku of the Rivers State High Court 11 sitting in Port Harcourt, […]

NIN remains the only means of Identity recognised by law- Communication Minister

The Minister  of Communications  and Digital  Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ali Pantami  has called on all Nigerian citizens  and legal residents to key into the ongoing National Identity enrolment exercise as the National  Identity Number, NIN remains the only recognised means of Identity  recognised by law.

FG to build three new sea ports – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would construct three new sea ports across the country, no nation can celebrate efficient transportation without good sea ports. The Minister dislcosed this while delivering the 2021 Founders’ Lecture, at  the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, […]

The African Bar Association (AFBA) Young Lawyers Forum, Nigeria set to hold its Maiden Conference

Press Release The African Bar Association (AfBA), Young Lawyers Forum, Nigeria is billed to hold its Maiden Conference from the 27th to 29th of January, 2021. The conference which would be held virtually has as its theme: “THE NEW NORMAL: EVOLUTION OF THE AFRICAN YOUNG LAWYER”, and promises […]

Managing Costs in International Arbitration: Covid-19 and Economic Choices for Businesses

Managing costs in international arbitration: Covid-19 and economic choices for businesses *Momoh Kadiri24 January 2021 IntroductionWhen the coronavirus pandemic heralded the globe in 2020, little was predictable, let alone known, in terms of the paralysis and crises it would cause given the unquantifiable damage and its impact on […]