Ruling: Justice Ogunjobi Awards N2.5m Cost Against Prof. I.O. Smith SAN [Download]

The certified True Copy of the Ruling delivered by Honourable Justice O. O. Ogunjobi of the High Court of Lagos State in Suit No.: LD/22/2004 (Esther Olufunke Fasesan V. Mr. Adetokunboh Emmanuel & 2 Ors.) awarding cost of N2,500,000 (Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira)  against the 1st Defendant’s Counsel Professor I. O. Smith, SAN.

Court of Appeal Sets Aside Judgment Voiding Section 84(12) of Electoral Act 2022

The Court of Appeal has set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court in Umuahia which voided the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022. In a judgment on Wednesday in Abuja, a three-member panel of the court headed by Justice Hamma Akawu Barka held that the Federal High Court Umuahia had…

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New Insolvency Regulations 2022 Approved; Takes Immediate Effect [Download]

In the exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 867 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Otunba Richard Adeniyi  Adebayo has approved the Insolvency Regulations (IR) 2022 to govern: Company Voluntary Arrangements, Administration of Companies, Receivership/Managership, Winding-up by the Court, Creditors’ Voluntary Winding-up,…

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5 Reasons You Should Upgrade To Prime 6.0

Earlier I wrote to you about the release of our latest version of LawPavilion Prime – Prime 6.0, the Winner’s Prime. Have you upgraded to this new version yet? If not, I want to share with you five (5) unique reasons why you need to make the upgrade or subscribe to Prime if you are…

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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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Marital Assault and the Rights of a Nigerian Woman: A Concise Critique of the Penal Code

By Olakunle Bamisile It is incontrovertible that, in the past couple of years, cases of gender-based violence have escalated, with multiple reports attesting to the high rate of abuse — physical, sexual and in other ways — meted out on our women. Every now and then, undesirable stories of one form of violence or the…

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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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