In recent times, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has been lamenting against the filing of frivolous appeals especially by counsel whose skins are craving the feel of the highly coveted silky gowns. In demonstrating its displeasure, we have seen the apex Court awarding high costs against offending counsel. Frivolous appeals are mostly appeals touching onSeptember 25, 2020
JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT AND STATE HIGH COURTS: SUPREME COURT RECOMMENDS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
In the recent case of CBN v. Rahamaniyya G. R. Ltd.  8 NWLR (Pt. 1726) 314 at 341-342, Okoro JSC remarked: I have noticed that appeals on issue of jurisdiction of the Federal High Court under Section 251(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) constitute a substantial fractionSeptember 19, 2020
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) is a competition-based Nigerian reality television show in which a number of contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize worth millions of Naira. The Show is currently in its 5th season titled Lockdown House (a name obviously coined from the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown). Perhaps theSeptember 11, 2020
When a court (trial court or lower Court) concludes the trial of a case and delivers its judgment, the party aggrieved with the judgment usually reserves the right to appeal to a higher court (appellate court) for review. The appeal procedure begins with the filing of a Notice of Appeal (or in appropriate cases, anSeptember 6, 2020
If you are persuaded about the prices of petrol, rice, etc, and exchange rate under President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015 compared to what is obtainable under President Muhamadu Buhari in 2020, then you fail to realise that if the former was still in power today, the situation may not be significantly different. The difference wouldSeptember 4, 2020
The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (“CAMA 2020”) which came into force on 7 August 2020 has been described as long over due, given the many good amendments, the updates and innovations it introduced since it was earlier passed thirty years ago. The bulky piece of legislation contain certain provisions whose core objectives andAugust 17, 2020
In the famous 1998 motivational business fable, Who Moved My Cheeze?, the concept of the inevitability of change was beautifully presented. We learnt of change at work and in life generally, and reactions to it. When change occurs, people tend to react differently. Some will either move with the times while others will remain stagnant,August 5, 2020
OLU IS READY Like winners of Gold medal at Olympics, Olumide Akpata has spent considerable amount of years, investing his time in understanding the affairs of the NBA. Every member of the Bar can attest to the fact that he has the most recent, useful and relevant experience in the business of the Bar. ThisJuly 28, 2020
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