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The Lagos Settlement Week Vis a Vis The Mediation Process

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By Azeezat Oladejo, Esq. IntroductionThe Justice delivery system is moving at a pace and there are also other forms of dispute resolution system which are: Arbitration, Meditiation, Conciliation or Negotiation, Early Neutral Arbitration,  Med Arb, Hybrid process. The body which coordinates the settlement week is the Lagos multi-door court house which came into existence in […]

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Nigerian Prisons Service: Correctional Settings Encompass More than Incarceration

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A correctional facility can encompass prisons and other forms of confinement. It is a broader term compared to prison. A prison is only a subtype of correctional facility. Its primary objective is to ;lconfine, or maybe rehabilitate. Under correctional settings, the vast array of options details a long list of alternatives to incarceration obtainable, including […]

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Security Agencies in Nigeria Have No Powers, Constitutionally or Otherwise to Detain a Person While Investigation is On-going

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By Nkem Okoro, Esq. It has been the long practice of the security agencies in Nigeria to detain a person indeterminately in the guise of an endless investigation. They are even enamoured by the courts who unwittingly aid them by granting ex parte applications, not brought pursuant to any known provisions of any law in […]

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The Agony that Retiring Professors Go Through

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By Peter Wasamba It is better to face difficulties in youth than being made a plaything of fate in old age. This is the agony many retiring professors who have big titles, empty wallets and failing health experience. A good number of professors cannot survive on pension. They rely on post-retirement contracts to meet their […]

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Questioning the Supremacy of the Supreme Court

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By Abdulrasheed Ibrahim When the Supreme Court eventually sacked all the winners of the 2019 General Elections in Zamfara State under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) and ordered those who contested under the People Democratic Party (PDP) to be sworn in, a floodgate of arguments was widely opened among the populace particularly among […]

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PDP May Hurt Itself over House Minority Leadership

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Why on earth would a political party that led this country for many years and still hopes to lead Nigeria in future not be familiar with the standing orders of the House of Representatives? Is this an indication of incompetence, crass disregard or ignorance? Whatever it is, it is a poor commentary on a political […]

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NBC Shutdown of AIT: Press Freedom not Absolute– Nelson Ekujumi

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NBC Shutdown of Daar Communications AIT/Raypower Fm and Matters Arising Following the shutdown and withdrawal of AIT/Raypower operating licence indefinitely for repeated violations of the broadcasting code after several formal warnings and apologies to make corrections which they reneged upon, by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, on Thursday 6th June, 2019, tongues have been wagging […]