Category Archives: Judiciary

AG canvasses proper funding for investigators

In order to enhance criminal justice administration in the country, the Lagos State Commissioner for Justice Mr. Adeniji Kazeem has advocated proper funding for investigators. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/ag-canvasses-proper-funding-for-investigators/

Posted by Hussaini Ali July 3, 2018

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Senate warns against misinterpretation of laws

Disturbed by the ruling of a Federal High Court, which restrained it from taking further action on the contentious Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, the Senate yesterday warned against misinterpretation of the country’s laws. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/news/senate-warns-against-misinterpretation-of-laws/

Posted by Hussaini Ali

Appeal over court’s jurisdiction adjourned

The Court of Appeal, Lagos has adjourned to July 11, 2018 to hear the appeal challenging the powers of the federal high court to adjudicate over alleged breach of contract between a Canadian company dealing in Nigerian oil and its local counterpart. The appellants in the suit are James Bay Resources Limited, James Bay Energy Nigeria Limited, Mr. Stephen Shefsky, Crestar Integrated Natural Resources Limited and Mr. Adeniyi Olaniyan. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/law/appeal-over-courts-jurisdiction-adjourned/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 20, 2017

Agbakoba leads career development workshop on class action

The Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies (CIAPS) is set to hold a one day International Career Development Workshop on Class Action in Lagos. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/law/agbakoba-leads-career-development-workshop-on-class-action/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 20, 2018

Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Cross River wards

Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross Rivers State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/controversy-trails-supreme-court-verdict-on-new-cross-river-wards/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=45a25f150e-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-45a25f150e-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 19, 2018

Senate faults court order, asks CJN to caution judicial officers

The National Assembly has rejected all the arguments President Muhammadu Buhari gave for withholding assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.It based its position on a report submitted by its legal department. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/senate-faults-court-order-asks-cjn-to-caution-judicial-officers/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=9d1bf64f33-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-9d1bf64f33-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 16, 2018

Congestion in courts is killing advocacy, says Atake

Eyimofe Atake (SAN), a doctoral degree holder in law with specialization in ligation, arbitration, maritime, admiralty, international trade, oil and gas laws, turned 60 years two weeks ago. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/congestion-in-courts-is-killing-advocacy-says-atake/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 13, 2018