Law News

Lawyer, Daniel Kip, writes Cross River State Govt Requesting Compliance with Supreme Court Pronouncements on Non-requirement of Governor’s Consent in Private Land Transactions

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Legal practitioner, Daniel Kip, has written to the Cross River State Government requesting compliance with the Supreme Court judgment in Engr. Yakubu Ibrahim & Ors. V. Simon Obaje (2017) LPELR-43749(SC) by registering land transactions between private individuals and entities without the mandatory requirement of the consent of the Governor. Mr. Kip, who practices in Calabar, […]

NBA News

Paul Usoro SAN Inaugurates NBA Women’s Forum

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The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN, has inaugurated the NBA Women’s Forum Executive Committee Tuesday. The new officers of the Forum are: Professor Oluyemisi A Bamgbose, SAN – Chairperson ii, Mrs. Chinyere Okorocha – Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Nsidibe Aideyan – Secretary and Hajia Safiya I. Balarabe – Treasurer The NBA […]

Criminal Justice

EBF Commends Government, People of Ebonyi State over Landmark ACJL, Calls It ‘ Bold and Progressive Initiative’

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The Eastern Bar Forum, EBF, under the aegis of its Governor, His Excellency, Soseipriye LongWilliams, Esq., commends the Government and good people of Ebonyi State as it received with great elation, the domestication of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 through the enactment of the Ebonyi State Adminstration of Criminal Justice Law No. 014 […]

Law Reporting

Nwaobike v. ITASC: Wrongfully Determined Employment| Employee Cannot be Foisted on an Employer| How Special Damages Must be Proved

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In the matter between Elder Peter N. Nwaobiwe and the Incorporated Trustees of Aba Sports Club, Uwa Onwuchekwa, Emeka Nwaekwe; Justice Ibrahim S. Galadima of the Industrial Court of Nigerian, Owerri Division, ruled that: ”Having found that the Claimant’s employment with particularly the 1st Defendant was wrongfully determined or terminated, it follows suit that he is […]

Justice Reform

JUST IN “The True Magistrate”, His Worship Tosin Okikiolu, Receives Ogun Chief Judge’s Special Award

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His Worship, Mr. Oluwatosin Okikiolu, the Magistrate mentioned in a profound personal experience by Counsel Earl Eigbe last weekend, has received an award from the Ogun state Judiciary in” recognition of his great exploit on the bench”. TheLoyal Nigerian Lawyer reliably gathered that the award is not unconnected to the avalanche of commendations heaped on […]

Articles

Nigeria’s Maj. Gen. Shalangwa Elected President of African Military Law Forum

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The Director, Nigerian Army Legal Services, Maj.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, has been elected President of the African Military Law Forum, AMLF, in San Remo, Italy. Maj.-Gen. Shalangwa is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, African Bar Association, International Bar Association and the African Military Law Forum. Shalangwa, a seasoned military legal adviser, has attended several […]

NBA News

NBA President Condemns Abduction of Chike Onyemenam SAN, Assures Family of Full Support

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The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN, has condemned, in strong terms, the abduction of Chike Onyemenam, SAN, during the weekend. The statement signed by the NBA National Publicity Secretary, Kunle Edun, assured the Onyemenam family of the Bar’s support while calling on Nigeria’s security outfits to ensure the learned silk’s […]