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Stop The Busywork, Show up with Your Digital Tools

What is busywork? A noun: work that keeps a person busy but has little value in itself. There’s nothing inherently wrong with being busy, spending time doing productive work adds commensurable value to the time spent. But there is something fundamentally wrong with busywork at the expense of the deep main currents in our lives….

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New Currency Notes: What A Country!

By Dr. Muiz Banire SAN I have always contended that Nigeria as a country is a unique one in all ramifications. Is it the natural endowments of the country you want to consider? The strategic location of the country? The climate change challenges of being afflicted by all the three major consequences of desertification, flooding…

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How Arbitration And ADR Can Become An Additional Career For All Professionals

By ONI Oluwatoyin Bamidele With the recent trend and advancement in both international and domestic Arbitration and ADR practices, engagement opportunities for both lawyers and other professionals abound continually due to the inevitability of conflicts in human relations and the need for conflict resolution specialists across all sectors either as full-time or as an additional…

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Review Of Some Significant Decisions In Labour And Employment Matters – 2022

By Folabi Kuti SAN From war in Europe to the looming global recession, the aftershocks of a multi-year pandemic, and an imminent national election at home, economies and the world alike took a bruising in 2022. For the most part, though, businesses, industries, and nations have stayed agile and resilient while embracing innovation.  In this…

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Section 285 Of The 1999 Constitution: Time Frame Within Which To Commence And Conclude Pre-Election & Election Matters Ought To Be Computed In Line With The Provision Of The Interpretation Act.

By Abdulhameed M. Aliyu Esq The 2018 Fourth Alteration of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As Amended) stirred a lot of dust in the political milestone of Nigeria with numerous mixed reactions depending on your chosen coin side. Among the most disruptive innovation ushered in by the aforesaid alteration are the…

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The Place And Nature Of Agreements In Property Acquisition And Development (2)

By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa SAN Last week, I started a series of sharing papers delivered at the General Meeting Interactive Session of the International Real Estate Federation of Nigeria held at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The purpose of this is to guide investors and key stakeholders in this critical sector in order to avoid the…

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2023 General Elections In Nigeria And The Strains On The Rule Of Law

By Joe-Kyari Gadzama, OFR, MFR, SAN The implications of continued disobedience of court judgments and orders are that Nigeria is on the precipice of anarchy. This is an urgent cry to salvage our dear nation.  It is unacceptable to ride roughshod over the court, which is the guardian of justice in this country. A democratic…

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Review Of The Election Judicial Proceedings Practice Directions, 2022

By Festus Ogun On July 19, 2022, the President of the Court of Appeal, Honourable Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensen, issued the Election Judicial Proceedings Practice Directions, 2022. The Practice Direction contains far-reaching procedural provisions on election-related (pre-election and election petition) matters and shall be applied and observed in proceedings at Election Tribunals, Appeals from Election…

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How Do Small and Midsize Law Firms Punch Above Their Weight?

By Neville Pokroy Many small and midsize law firms feel inadequate when competing against big firms with big money behind them. So, how can a small law firm compete effectively? 10 Factors That Lead to Small Law Firm Success It’s pretty simple to compete successfully with larger firms, as long as you keep these factors in…

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Powers of INEC to Retract a Result already Announced; The Pros and Cons of Section 65 of the Electoral Act 2022 as Amended

By Akintayo Balogun Esq. The several amendments/inclusions that came with the Electoral Act 2022, continue to draw attention and concerns from public affairs analysts, political office holders, politicians, legal minds, and the general public. The dilemma that followed the addition of section 84(12) to the Electoral Act 2022, was finally laid to rest when in…

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