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Legality of Marijuana in Nigeria: A Legal Opinion

By Kayode Ajulo, PhD Abstract In the recent times, there have been calls from different quarters on the need to legalize the use of Marijuana in Nigeria. This legal opinion considers the mischief behind the laws proscribing the production, possession, sale and use of Marijuana and thereafter considers the benefits of legalizing Marijuana in Nigeria. […]

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Senior Advocate of Nigeria: 55 Candidates Shortlisted for 2019 Conferment of Rank

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee has shortlisted 55 lawyers for the 2019 conferment of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank. The award is under two categories—Advocate and Academic. The list Ayo Asala Esq. Abiodun Adediran Olatunji Esq. Aliyu Omeiza Saiki Esq. Olumide Folarin David Ayeni Esq. Ama Vemaark Etuwewe Esq. Chukwudi Nwabufo Obieze Esq. Henry […]

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Administration of Criminal Justice: Winning the Argument

By Abdulrasheed Ibrahim Before proceeding with this issue at hand, I want to first correct an error I made in the last week write-up titled: STILL ON DEFENCE OF THE HOLDERS OF LLB DEGREES IN SHARIA AND COMMON LAW wherein I referred to Dr. Saheed Ahmad Rufai as a lecturer at Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, […]

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New Law: Confessional Statements taken by Security Agents in the Absence of Accused’s Lawyers are Inadmissible, Useless in Law

By Dele Igbinedion Esq. I suppose that, growing up, I was some kind of bookworm. I liked tarrying in libraries and reading. Reading any book that I could lay my hands on. Especially English and American Literature. So, was it that I read “Rip Van Winkle”. The book was a short story by an American […]

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Emmanuel John Zebulon: Saved from the Hangman’s Noose

By Oluwatomisin Olatunji The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, just did something very joyous. It set aside the death sentence passed on Emmanuel John Zebulon by the High Court of Lagos State since 2016. It is always a thing of immense joy to a prisoner when acquitted on appeal of a crime for which he […]

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Committees on Prerogative of Mercy must Come to the Rescue of Condemned Prisoners in Nigeria

By Lakpene Yusuf Bida, Esq. This is the great problem our unfortunate brothers and sisters caught up with these senerious are presently facing in the prisons.Especially in the Northern States as they have resigned to faith. The greatest problem any human being can be confronted is the denial of freedom of movement and liberty to […]

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Copyright Infringement in Nigeria, Its Proof and Consequential Effect: The Legal Perspective

By Gobir Habeeb Bolaji The Nigeria Copyright Act 2004 as we have it today, is one of the most efficient and significant mechanism, readily available to curb and limit the influx of copyright infringement that are to a large extent prevalent and rampant in our cotemporary world. The Act, by it very nature, was enacted  […]

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NBA Worker’s Day Message: We dedicate today to the Touchbearers of Pro Bono Work

NBA President wishes lawyers a happy Worker’s Day Today is celebrated all over the world by workers and institutions to honour the dignity of labour . The Nigerian legal Profession has evolved as a strong voice for the promotion of rule of law and due process. The great strides and successes that the Nigerian Bar […]

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Happy Labour Day!

May our commitment, dedication, struggle meet excellent results. Share on: WhatsApp

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In Defence of Holders of LLB Degrees in Sharia and Common Law

By Abdulrasheed Ibrahim For sometime now, there has been an issue generating a lot of misconceptions which I have refused to join issues with some of our colleagues until now.It will not be an exaggeration to say that the issue seems to be as old as independent Nigeria or Legal Profession itself. To better illustrate […]

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