The Utility Of The Anti-Torture Act, 2017 Vis-A-Vis The Activities Of The Law Enforcement Agencies In Nigeria

Maxwell N. Uwaifo, Esq. Anti-Torture Act 2017 was passed by the 8th National Assembly and signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 29, 2017.  Prior to the coming into effect of the Act, Section 34 (1) (a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 provides that: (1) Every individual is […]

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Sale in Market Overt: A Special Consideration of Stolen Goods

by Ajaba Okachi In a contract of sale of goods, where property in goods is transferred or agreed to be transferred by the seller to the buyer for monetary consideration called the price, title is passed to the buyer once payment is made. A special case may arise in a situation where title in the […]

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Industrial Court Holds Computer Based Test for 557 Shortlisted Candidates for Appointment as Judges

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Saturday 13th July 2019 held Computer Based Test [CBT] for 557 Shortlisted candidates for consideration for appointment as Judges. The examination was held at Chamscity CBT Centre, Maitama, Abuja from 11:30am to 6:00pm. The President of the Court, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, served as Chief Invigilator while […]

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Review of Supreme Court decision in Zamfara State by Prof. Ijaodola

It is ommon knowledge that the Supreme Court of Nigeria recently nullified all the elections won by the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Zamfara State in the 2019 General Elections and declared the candidates who had the second largest votes in the elections as winners on the ground that the candidates of […]

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Law Teachers Conference: Usoro Restates Importance of Active Learning, Experience in Today’s Digital World

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN, has called for the stepping up of active learning and experience in the context of global technology strides. Usoro,who was represented by the 2nd Vice President of the NBA, Mrs Foluke Dada, said this at the just concluded annual conference of the National Association […]

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NBA Uyo Branch First Female Chair, Eno Obong Akpan, bows out, hands over to Aniema Etuk

The first female chair of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Uyo branch, Eno Obong Akpan has handed over to her successor, Aniema Etuk last Friday. A litany of Encomium from members of the branch greeted the conclusion of her two-year meritorious, quality and people oriented tenure. The handing over ceremony took place at the last […]

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Sexual Harassment Conversation Report: IBA Africa Regional Forum Co chair, Anthony Atata lauds NBA-SBL Participation

The Co Chair of International Bar Association – African Regional forum and a member of IBA Working group on Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the legal profession, Anthony Atata has commended the Nigerian Bar Association- Section on Business Law, NBA- SBL, for taking a lead in the conversation . Atata, who was in London for […]

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Announcing Campaign Finale | Lateef Omoyemi Akange wraps up Electioneering

Candidate for Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos branch, Lateef Omoyemi Akangbe will hold his final campaign event on Thursday, 27 June, 2019 at Point 7, Sapara Williams Street [opposite Mega Plaza], Lagos Island. Time: 6 – 10pm …providing platform for upliftment Share on: WhatsApp

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Child Rights Law and Our unsafe Future

by Tope Akinyode “If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” — Mahatma Ghandi. Because human rights belong to each person, one may hastily pontificate that child rights are subsumed in human rights. Although […]

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7 Facts about Deputy Senate President Omo-Agege Esq

Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday emerged the Deputy Senate President of the ninth National Assembly. He was declared the winner after polling 68 votes. Here are nine facts you need to know about him: • Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege is a Nigerian lawyer and politician. • He is currently representing the Delta State central […]

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