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 […]

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 […]