The Buhari-led Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the banning of Twitter in Nigeria. This is coming in the guise of the Government’s reaction to the deletion of the unfortunate tweet by the President regarding Nigeria’s civil war. We have clearly articulated everything wrong with the controversial tweet of the President. Nevertheless, a careful considerationJune 4, 2021
A couple of days ago, President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) made a controversial statement via his Twitter handle stating as follows: Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30June 3, 2021
SUPREME COURT LASHES A LAWYER WHO SOUGHT TO ‘RECOVER’ HIS CLIENT’S N150M ALREADY PAID TO THE CLIENT TO HIS KNOWLEDGE
Passco Int’l Ltd v. Unity Bank Plc  7 NWLR (Pt. 1775) 224 (SC) Passco Int’l Ltd (The Appellant) informed its bank, Unity Bank Plc (The Respondent), that it had concluded plans for the sale of its property in Lagos State and of its intention to transfer the proceeds of the sale to the UnitedMay 27, 2021
DETERMINING LIMITATION PERIOD: SUPREME COURT SAYS COURTS MUST LOOK BEYOND THE WRIT OF SUMMONS AND STATEMENT OF CLAIM
Statoil (Nig.) Ltd v. Inducon (Nig.) Ltd & Anor  7 NWLR (Pt. 1774) 1 at 58-59, per M. D. Muhammad, JSC My lords, in the instant case, since it is the Appellant who pleaded that Respondents’ action is statute-barred, it is its burden to prove by credible evidence when the Respondents’ cause of actionMay 26, 2021
The “acrimony” between the Federal High Court and the State High Courts as it pertains to the jurisdiction of both courts appears to have the eternal status of the war between Israel and Palestine. In the recent case of Statoil (Nig.) Ltd v. Inducon (Nig.) Ltd & Anor  7 NWLR (Pt. 1774) 1, theMay 25, 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has set up a social media challenge to encourage support to discourage corruption. According to the anti-graft agency, below are the details of how to participate. Let’s Stand Together Against Corruption! Join the #TogetherAgainstCorruption Challenge. 1. Download the beat on https://t.co/gyy5w1fPTa 2. Make your Dance, Drama, Rap, SingMay 24, 2021
Access Bank Plc v. Okpu  6 NWLR (Pt. 1773) 563 at 588 per Ogakwu, JCA It is, most respectfully, ludicrous, preposterous and specious for the Appellant (Access Bank Plc) to contend that the loan facility it granted its customer in the course of carrying on banking business is a simple contract which does notMay 24, 2021
Access Bank Plc v. Onwuliri  6 NWLR (Pt. 1773) 391 at 418-419 My Lords, permit me to make one observation before signing off this Judgment. Learned Counsel for the Appellant, like most Counsel appearing before us, has the tendency of adopting a mechanical, robotic approach to the citation of cases. In the instant appeal,May 23, 2021
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