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 […]

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 […]

Obono-Obla, Two Others Arraigned for Alleged N19.9m Fraud

Chairman of the now disbanded Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, was on Friday arraigned alongside two others before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja over allegations bordering on fraud.

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 […]

JUST IN: Supreme Court fixes March 12 for judgment in ex-Gov Dariye’s appeal

The Judgment in the appeal by the former governor of Plateau State has scheduled for March 12 ,2021 by the Supreme Court. The court chose the date on Thursday after taking final arguments from lawyers representing parties.

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 […]