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In defence of states’ anti-open grazing law

In defence of states’ anti-open grazing law

‘Anti-open grazing law’ ll curb lingering insecurity menace’   AKEEM NAFIU writes that lawyers have thrown their weights behind the promulgation of antiopen grazing laws by Governors of Southern states in the country. To the…

Legal implications (if any) of Gov. Bello Matawalle’s defection from PDP to APC

Legal implications (if any) of Gov. Bello Matawalle’s defection from PDP to APC

CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK     Kasiemobi Oranugo (Esq.)   Does GMM’s defection from PDP to APC amount to any breach of duty/obligation to the PDP, constitutionally/statutorily, morally and/ or contractually?   GOVERNOR MATAWALLE’S DEFECTION:…

‘INEC should follow NBA’s example in election conduct’

‘INEC should follow NBA’s example in election conduct’

Oladapo Oluwole Ajisegiri, a native of Ile-Ife, Ife-East Local Government Area in Osun State, obtained his LL.B at the Obafemi  Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Ajisegiri who was called to Bar in 2016 shares his litigation experience…

Discordant tunes over Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Discordant tunes over Electoral Offences Commission Bill

The recent passage of the Electoral Offences Commission Bill by the Senate has sparked mixed reactions among members of the wig and gown. The lawyers could not speak with one voice on the need to…

Insecurity: In defence of Reps’ State Police Bill

Insecurity: In defence of Reps’ State Police Bill

AKEEM NAFIU writes that lawyers have thumbed up efforts of lawmakers at the House of Representatives at tackling rising wave of insecurity in the country through passage of a Bill to legalise creation of state…

Legal implications (if any) of Gov. Bello Matawalle’s defection from PDP to APC

Legal implications (if any) of Gov. Bello Matawalle’s defection from PDP to APC

    Kasiemobi Oranugo (Esq.) Does GMM’s defection from PDP to APC amount to any breach of duty/obligation to the PDP, constitutionally/statutorily, morally and/or contractually?   GOVERNOR MATAWALLE’S DEFECTION: ANY BREACH OF CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY TO…

Tackling corruption in public office

Tackling corruption in public office

‘Looting culture imposed by societal expectations’ Should the National Assembly enact a law prescribing death penalty for looters of public funds? Lawyers say no, yes. AKEEM NAFIU reports   “We need stiff penalty, not death…

A2J, NHRC train 190 police officers on Anti-torture Act

In a bid to strengthen the integrity and transparency of interrogation processes, Human Rights Advocacy group, Access to Justice (A2J) in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and National Committee Against Torture (NCAT)…

‘Pupilage spurred my interest in civil litigation’

‘Pupilage spurred my interest in civil litigation’

Oluwatosin Opeyemi Adepitan is an alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Adepitan who was called to Bar in December 2017 also attended Augustine Nnamani Law School Campus in Enugu. She shared her…

Lagos judiciary receives Osborne complex as replacement for burnt court

Lagos judiciary receives Osborne complex as replacement for burnt court

Lagos State Government has handed over a new temporary court complex at Osborne to the Judiciary to replace the burnt Igbosere High Court.   The handing over of the complex was in fulfillment of Governor…