Dondos v. State  9 NWLR (Pt. 1780) 24 SC Sirajo Muhammed Dondos was charged with the offence of armed robbery. The only evidence available was his confessional statement which he argued was involuntary. Nevertheless, the High Court convicted and sentenced him. The Court of Appeal affirmed. On 29 January 2021, the Supreme Court overruledJuly 9, 2021
Generally, an arbitral award does not rank in exactly the same pedestal as a judgment of court. The final decision of a court of law is known as a judgment. While the final decision of an arbitral tribunal is called an award. The law provides that an arbitral award is binding on the parties andJuly 7, 2021
Many a time, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), through some of its agencies, enter into several kinds of contracts. However, through what sometimes appear to be floppy policies, politics, negligence, corrupt practices or mere mischief, the FGN gets involved in unnecessary and avoidable contract breaches. Consequently, the Government is held liable in damages. TheJune 27, 2021
Chidinma Ojukwu looks as gentle as a dove. A 21-year old student of the University of Lagos is caught up in a web of heavy allegation pertaining to the murder of Michael Usifo Ataga, the Chief Executive Officer at Super Network Limited (Super TV). Paraded in Lagos recently by the Lagos Commissioner of Police, theJune 25, 2021
Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa SAN writes from Lagos… THE PRESIDENT AND RESTRUCTURING Nobody forced the President when he was campaigning in 2015, to make a solemn declaration in support of true federalism, the President was not compelled to travel all the way to London, to address stakeholders at Chatham House, on his avowed commitment to restructuring andJune 22, 2021
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
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