Conflicting Ex-Parte Orders of Different Courts in Nigeria

Conflicting Ex-Parte Orders of Different Courts in Nigeria: My Humble Recommendation from the Bar as a Lasting Solution! By: Hameed Ajibola Jimoh Esq. There have been occasions in the Nigerian legal system or the court system to say where a court would make an order in an ex-parte way most especially by means of an…

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LawPavilion Prime 6.0 Is Here – The Winner’s Prime

Since 2007, LawPavilion Electronic Law Reports (LPELR) has grown to be the best electronic legal research and analytics tool in Nigeria.That’s why we have been working tirelessly to ensure you have the best user experience in legal research. We heard your feedback on the previous Prime 5.0 version and we are here with the Winner’s Prime,…

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Police Dressing: Has the Inspector General of Police (IGP) breached the Nigerian Constitution?

Misbau Alamu Lateef, PhD Religion is a delicate issue, particularly in Nigeria, where adherents of the dominant religions, Christians and Muslims, seem to be in a perpetual and sometimes destructive mutual suspicion, distrust, or competition. Therefore, it is understandable why the current adjustment to police uniform by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria…

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Feasibility of Legal Protection of Intellectual Property in Space

By Stephen Ifeanyichukwu Fortune INTRODUCTION Space law according to Britannica is the body of regulations in international law that governs conduct in and related to areas of space above Earth’s lower atmosphere. This law addresses a variety of matters, such as, for example, the preservation of the space and Earth environment, liability for damages caused…

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Electoral Act 2022 – A New Hope For Credible Elections In Nigeria?

The Nigerian public was greeted with the good news on Friday, 25th February, 2022 that the long-awaited Electoral Amendment Bill 2022 had been signed into law by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Bill was passed by the National Assembly on 10th November, 2021 and it was forwarded to Mr. President for…

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What you should know about the new Electoral Act 2022

The new Electoral Act 2022 (The ‘new Act’) was signed into law by President Mohammed Buhari on 25th February, 2022 to repeal the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010. This new Act provides an evaluation of several issues being faced for a long time which was said to be a barrier in the transparency of electoral…

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An Appraisal of the Grounds for Dismissing an Employee in Nigeria

By Ayanbanjo Adeola INTRODUCTION It is without a doubt that an employer and employee relationship is governed by certain laws in Nigeria such as the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,1999, The Labour Act, 2004, The employee’s compensation Act, 2010, The Pension reform Act, 2014, Factories Act, 2004, Trade Union Act, 2004, etc. However, this…

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NIGERIA’S BEST KEPT LEGAL SECRETS SERIES – SECRET ONE

“Secrets have a way of making themselves felt, even before you know there’s a secret” – Jean Ferris

Is the legal profession really for everyone? This is what everything I have on my mind to share with you crystallized into. Today, we see countless in the profession jump from one end of the metropolis and nation to the other, with very little to show for it. Meanwhile, there is only a handful basking in the euphoria of legal practice. It is simply the Pareto’s principle at play again.

However, I observed the successful legal practitioners and realized something profound – secrets to their success. I would be sharing these secrets with you in a series over the next 6 weeks. I call them Nigeria’s Best Kept Legal Secrets. It will completely transform your practice.

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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NEW POLICE ACT, 2020

The Nigeria Police Force (Establishment) Act, 2020 (‘the new Act’) which came into force on the 17th of September 2020, repealed the Police Act of 2004. The general objective of the new Act is to provide an effective police service that is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, and…

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