THE KANO DEBACLE THROWS THE JUDICIARY INTO QUAGMIRE OF RIDICULE Kano Debacle In the 18 March 2023 Kano State gubernatorial election, Abba Yusuf, the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) was declared winner. He defeated Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC). As expected, all roads led to the Kano State GovernorshipNovember 25, 2023
One early Sunday morning, I woke up to cold winds amidst the relentless rains pouring in Lagos for the past couple of days. Shortly before noon, I visited a supermarket in Lagos to pick up a few items. The motorway was free, the streets were less busy, and the drizzle was bearable. Parking outside wasSeptember 17, 2023
PEPT JUDGMENTS: THE FIRST THING WE DO, LET’S KILL ALL THE LAWYERS? The Court of Appeal which sat as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) delivered its judgments on 6 September 2023. The Judgments pertain to the election petition cases filed by the Labour Party (LP), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Allied Peoples Movement (APM) andSeptember 8, 2023
NBA-AGC The Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is arguably the largest gathering of lawyers in Africa. When Nigerian lawyers gather at the AGC, they invite men and women of high repute, from various works of life. These personalities (which include world leaders, top government officials, business executives, and icons) joinSeptember 3, 2023
Introduction Prof. Cyril Osim Ndifon is a Professor of Law, professing in the areas of Comparative Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law. He also professes in female anatomy, if the allegations of the law students of the University of Calabar, Nigeria (UNICAL) are anything to go by. Prof. Ndifon rose through theAugust 23, 2023
By a press release published on 19 August 2023, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) announced that it has filed some petitions at the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) against some lawyers including one Ifunanya Excel Grant, a young lawyer of Aba Branch, widely known as “the Baddest Lawyer”. The news of the petition relating toAugust 20, 2023
It is not uncommon for some employers of labour to owe salaries. Some responsible employers do well to live up to their responsibilities by ensuring that even when salaries are owed, efforts are made to pay up timeously. This category of employers understand that workers deserve their wages, as even the Bible instructs. However, thereJuly 30, 2023
HOW THE USE OF EMOJI IN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION CAN LEAD TO A BINDING CONTRACT One of the trends in electronic communication in today’s world is the use of emoji. An emoji has been defined as “a digital image that is added to a message in electronic communication in order to express a particular idea orJuly 18, 2023
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