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BREAKING: Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello Again Fails To Appear In Court Over N80Billion Fraud Trial

Former governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has again failed to show up at the Federal High Court in Abuja for arraignment on the corruption charge against him. The case was filed by the Economic and ...

BREAKING: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Appeals Nigerian High Court Ruling Which Denied Reinstatement Of His Bail

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a notice of appeal against the judgment by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, which failed to grant Kanu’s ...

Disclose Details Of Chairpersons, Members Of State Electoral Bodies, Local Council Polls’ Results Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells 36 Governors

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu last week alleged that “the conduct of local government elections in virtually all states has become mere coronation ...

Court dismisses Senator Enang’s objection against Udom’s libel suit

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has dismissed the preliminary objection raised by Senator Ita Enang against the defamation suit filed against him by the immediate past Governor of Akwa ...

Tight Security At Kano High Court As Hearing Begins On Emirate Tussle

However, the Federal High Court sitting in Kano soon ordered that Sanusi II should be evicted from the palace. Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies ...

Kanu files committal application against SSS DG

Aloy Ejimakor, the lead counsel to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has filed a committal application at the Federal High Court, Abuja against the Director General of the State Security ...

‘Debt recovery cases will not last more than six months’

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN), has urged stakeholders to safeguard the rule of law and promote access to justice, noting that debt recovery cases should not last ...

Legal experts project Nigeria’s AI market to reach $4.64 billion by 2030

Legal experts have pointed out the significant economic opportunities presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI), saying that Nigeria’s AI market is projected to reach $4.64 billion by 2030. They said AI has the ...

ALDRAP to sue Tinubu, NASS over National Anthem Act

The Association of Legislative Drafting and Advocacy Practitioners (ALDRAP) is set to file a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja to challenge the National Anthem Act, 2024, which reverted the anthem to the old ...

‘Why traditional institutions are vital for law and order’

Recognising the importance of traditional institutions in promoting good governance and ensuring a secure society, the Director of Justice Aderemi Annual Law Series (JAALS) Foundation, Mr. Tolu Aderemi, has urged ...

Justice must protect the weak against the strong, Ndarani says

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mohammed Ndarani, has advocated a strong justice system, saying that the hallmark of justice is to guarantee the possibility of the weak winning against the strong, and even ...

Solicitors seek to revolutionise Nigerian capital market

The Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA) said it is poised to revolutionise the capital market through innovative financial instruments. CMSA chairman, Odiaka Vincent Iweze said this during a briefing to ...

Adegboruwa chides Tinubu for jettisoning restructuring, resource control

Lagos-based lawyer and rights activist, Ebun Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has berated President Bola Tinubu for abandoning the yearning of Nigerians, which he once championed during his days as the opposition leader. ...

Kanu’s continuous detention impedes his right to fair trial, says defence team

The legal team of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has declared that his continuous detention by the State Security Service (SSS) is hampering his right to a fair trial. The ...

Group challenges constitutionality of Cybersecurity fund

The Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has challenged the constitutionality of the Cybersecurity Fund at the Federal High Court, Lagos. The group through their counsel, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) filed ...

Kalu seeks legal framework on philanthropy

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, has advocated for legislation to back philanthropy and impact investing in Nigeria, saying that it would help to increase capital flow for development, ...

The Centre For Citizens With Disabilities (CCD) has called for better policy and legal framework on disability rights and climate change. This was made known at the presentation of a research report on ...

‘Nigeria enacted anti-torture law to punish errant officers’

Nigeria has enacted the Anti-torture Act to prohibit and punish acts of torture committed by public officers. Solicitor-General of the Federation, Mrs Beatrice Jeddy-Agba, made this known at a sensitisation and ...

BREAKING: President Tinubu Signs Law Returning Nigeria To Old National Anthem

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, revealed this on Wednesday at a joint session of the National Assembly marking the Silver Jubilee Of Nigeria’s 4th Republic. President Bola Tinubu has given his assent to ...

Body of Benchers’ chair: Ex-NBA chief, Alegeh plots sack of Awomolo

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Augustine Oyarekhua Alegeh, SAN, is plotting to remove a respected silk and Chairman of Body of Benchers, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN from office. Alegeh, ...