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Prime Issues on the Edo State House of Assembly

By Douglas Ogbankwa Esq. The suit at the Edo State High Court was already pending when in December 2019, when Hon Okiye and Co. purported…

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Bata, American gods and the Legal Protection of Africa’s Heritage

Bata, American Gods and the Legal Protection of Africa’s Heritage By Ese Grage, Esq. Bata is a Yoruba dance made popular by Alaafin Sango, an…

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Cryptocurrency is still not Illegal in Nigeria: A Digital Rights Lawyer’s Perspective by Olumide Babalola

I chose this caption advisedly, in spite of my understanding of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s letter dated February 5, 2021 prohibiting “dealing in cryptocurrencies…

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Combating Governance Crises through Justiciability of Chapter II

By Mack Ogbamosa The crises arising from the recent EndSARS protests have again brought to the fore the need to have a government that will…

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Data Protection and Intellectual Property: A Global Approach to Dissecting Emerging Legal Issues

The Need for Data Protection in the Modern World According to OECD in 2015, data is seen as the very infrastructure underlying the modern digital…

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The Recurring Decimal of Racism in Football: A Foray into the Sebastian Coltescu vs Pierre Webo Scenario in Line with the FIFA and UEFA Regulatory Laws

by Kayode Adeniji & Oluwasogo Ayoola 1.    Introduction In a recent event involving a UEFA Champions League football match between Paris Saint German and Istanbul Basaksehir,…

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The Rules of Professional Conduct 2007 and the Reality of the Legal Profession

Introduction The legal profession like every other profession has its ethics and code of conduct guiding members of the profession. In order to maintain the…

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Paternity of a Child: Confirmation of Paternity of a Child and the Illegality of DNA Test under Islamic Law

by Mohammed Ibrahim Abdul Introduction Paternity is the state or fact of being the father of a particular child. DNA is a blood test that…

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The Law on the Impeachment of a Governor or a Deputy Governor in Nigeria

by Douglas Ogbankwa, Esq. The concept of impeachment is traced to the American Constitution where the Governor or the President can be impeached where he…

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Does the National Assembly Have Constitutional Powers to Summon Mr. President and to Penalize Noncompliance?

(by udems) 1)    A Memory Verse “…the power of inquiry—with process to enforce it—is an essential and appropriate auxiliary to the legislative function… A legislative body…

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NDPR Implementation Framework 2020: My Thoughts

By Olumide Babalola After over 16 months as a draft, the NDPR Implementation Framework (the Framework) was finally and thankfully released by the National Information…

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Fighting Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea by the Federal Government: Challenges and Way Forward

The Gulf of Guinea is strategically important for shipping. Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea remains a great concern to countries in West and Central…

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Cogitations on the Doctrine of Stare Decisis in Nigeria by Damilola Obanijesu Oyawole

1.0. INTRODUCTION The apex court in National Electric Power Authority v Onah (1997) 1 NWLR (Pt. 484) Page 680 at 688 has defined stare decisis…

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Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession by Halima Ummi Ismail

INTRODUCTION The world in which we live in keeps changing, humans tend to find much more easier ways of doing things, and this has led…

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Position of Nigeria’s Law and Islamic Perceptive on the Debate Triggered by Rahama Sadau’s Dress

Nigeria as a democratic society in which several religions coexist within one and the same population, it may be necessary to place restrictions on freedom…

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