Interest in Space Law: Part II: Why Bother With Space Science? -Anne Agi, LL.M

INTEREST IN SPACE LAW: PART II: WHY BOTHER WITH SPACE SCIENCE?When we think of space, we think of going to the Moon and going to Mars and all the other planets; and we think Yuri Gagarin and Neil Armstrong. However, we fail to realise that the simple everyday […]

Interest In Space: Why Bother? Part 1: Introduction to Space Science: Brief History of Space Travel/The Evolution of Space Law- Anne Agi, LL.M

INTRODUCTIONTwinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are . . .Like the words of the nursery rhyme reveal, long before the early man figured out how to record history with paintings on cave walls, he always looked up at the heavens in wonder. The early man […]

Birthday Tribute to my Lord, Hon. Justice Esther Amenaghawon Edigin, FICMC: The Honourable, The Chief Judge of Edo State

BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO MY LORD, HON. JUSTICE ESTHER AMENAGHAWON EDIGIN,FICMC:THE HONOURABLE ,THE CHIEF JUDGE OF EDO STATE This is a Special Birthday Tribute to My Lord ,Hon. Justice Esther Amenaghamwon Edigin,FICMC ,who is an Astute,Courageous and Hardworking Judge .His Lordshiphas dedicated His Lordship’s adult Life to Service to […]

NBA Benin- The Lion Bar Holds 2nd Consecutive Monthly Online Meeting Today 17th May, 2020.

The Notice issued by the Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association,Benin Branch-the Lion-Pius Oiwoh Esq on the Online Meeting of the Branch Reads: TAKE NOTICE that the May, 2020 meeting of the Lion Bar holds Sunday,17th May, 2020 at 5pm. Venue; the Bar House for the (EXCO) and […]

How Leaders of Nigeria’s Judiciary Dissipate Valuable Time on Irrelevancies to the Detriment of Effective, Efficient Administration of Justice (Part 1)- Sylvester Udemezue

May I respectfully still maintain that the “NOTICE OF SWEARING IN OF NEW JUDGES” issued by the Kaduna State judiciary/government is a grossly unnecessary protocol/notice/advert, and serves no useful purpose. We all are already aware of the appointment of these judges. Why organize any special ceremonies for their […]

DOING FIRST THINGS FIRST: The Problems Virtual Court Hearing Would Face In Nigeria (Part 1: Power)- Sylvester Udemezue

DOING FIRST THINGS FIRST: The Problems Virtual Court Hearing Would Face In Nigeria. (Part 1: Power) (SYLVESTER UDEMEZUE) 29 April 2020 The idea of having virtual court hearing is excellent and its realization (if practicable) would take us far into the progress path and near the Eldorado. ▪️I […]


AN OVERVIEW OF THE SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENTRE: ORJI UZOR KALU V FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIAAND 2 OTHERS (SC. 215/2012)(2016) NGSC 34 (18 MARCH 2016) BY BARR. GIFT NSIRIMThe Supreme Court on the 8th day of May, 2020 ordered for a de novo trial of money laundering charge brought […]

IBA 2020 annual conference to hold virtually- Paris and Miami to host in 2021 and 2022

Courtroom Mail has obtained a special release by the International Bar Association (IBA) stating that the 2020 annual conference may be held virtually.The release signed by the IBA President,Horacio Bernades Neto and IBA Executive Director,Mark Ellis goes thus:Dear Friends – It was not long ago that we were […]

Breaking News: NBA 2020 AGC to hold virtually

BREAKING NEWS At TCCP’s virtual mtg today, members unanimously supported the NBA’s President’s decision to hold a virtual AGC this year. The President addressed the meeting and encouraged the TCCP to make it the best conference under the circumstances and to develop content and structure that will attract […]

Governor Wike to Ease the Lockdown Temporarily for Two Days

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the temporary lifting of the total lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas for two days only, with effect from Tuesday 12th May 2020. Governor Wike made the announcement in a State-Wide broadcast on Sunday night. He said […]

Rivers State Fight Against Covid-19: The Urgent Need for Lawful Caution- Temple Kemka Amadi, Esq.

In the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19, the Rivers State government took urgent steps to avoid a situation of the increasing rate of infected persons, as is currently witnessed in Lagos and some other states. One of the immediate steps taken was the shutting down of the […]

Covid-19 & Church Closure:You Can Still Go About, As Jesus Went About Doing Good, Healing the Sick & Raising the Dead- Letter to Pastor Giwa by Sylvester Udemezue

Dear Pastor Adewale Giwa, sir, I have just read your statement: “Open churches let’s heal Coronavirus patients – Pastor Giwa tells President Buhari” (as published on ▪️Urging the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country, […]

By A Click We Shall Know Lawyers: NBA’s Find-A-Lawyer Portal & Usoro’s Leadership Challenge For The Next Bar President*

▪️Earlier today, I had read a news feature on some media platforms in Nigeria. ▪️THENIGERIALAWYER’s version came under the head, “Dead-end For Charlatans As NBA Features ‘Find A Lawyer’ Portal On NBA Website” ▪️A fair summary of the Breaking News report, to cut long story short, is that […]

Independence of the Judiciary in Nigeria: The Fight is Now- Douglas Ogbankwa Esq.

The battle for the Independence of the Judiciary in Nigeria is now or never . Bar Leaders act as if things are ok.Talking about pedestrian issues when the main crux of the Judicial Process :The Judiciary Budgetary Process is left to Political Control.The Nigerian Judiciary is under siege […]

Legal Practice Discourse (LPD) Congratulates SEENI ADIO, SAN on his Appointment into the Board of O’dua Investment Limited

The South West Governors’ Forum has just inaugurated the Board of O’dua Investment Limited, with distinguished LPDite (member of the Legal Practice Discourse (LPD),Seeni Adio Esq SAN, as a member, representing Oyo State.