Tag: law

AzeezDecember 29, 2017

Buhari signs anti-torture, five other bills into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday passed six bills passed by the National Assembly into law. Senior Special Assistant to the ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

No law stops me from having romantic affair with a policewoman – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said no law stops just m from having a romantic affair or marrying ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

‘Only UNILAG Law Faculty has been fully accredited’

Only the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has full accreditation to offer Law among public and private universities in the country. ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

Who loses when the Academia is discredited?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Senate described Prof Itse Sagay, arguably the most recognized Professor of Law in the country ...

ToluSeptember 2, 2017

Insiders: “Ycee didn’t get legal advice before signing with Sony Music or he disregarded it”

In October 2016, singer and rapper Ycee who at the time had fairly gained attention with his hit tunes ‘Jagaban’ ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] New NBC broadcasting code: Hand of Esau, Voice of Jacob!

There is a new development in this country that all Nigerians irrespective of tribe and colour must rise up to ...

ToluAugust 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani urges Nigerians to get involved in the hate speech bill

Following the spate of hate speeches that have overrun the country and its tendency to cause tension among groups, Senate ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 11, 2017

Opinion: When an Election Petition Tribunal makes a mockery of the law

by Abdul Mahmud A few years ago, the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Rivers State, sitting ...

AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Buhari has broken no law…calls for his resignation is noise-making – Senate

The Senate has said President Muhammadu Buhari has not violated any law through his absence in the country for 90 ...

AzeezAugust 7, 2017

Buhari will not resign, he did not breach any law – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari would not resign , as he has not breached any law in ...

AzeezJuly 3, 2017

Live within the confines of the law | CJN urges Nigerians

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has urged Nigerians to cooperate with the judiciary in order to bring the ...

Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

Funke Abimbola listed as the most influential black lawyer in Britain

by Rachel Ogbu// Funke Abimbola is a Nigerian-British Lawyer, TEDx Speaker, TV contributor, Diversity Leader, Patron, Board member and proud ...

AzeezJune 14, 2017

Fulani people threatening me over anti-grazing law – Ortom

Benue State governor Samuel Ortom has said some unidentified Fulani persons have threatened him over the anti-open grazing law recently enacted ...

ToluJune 12, 2017

See photos of Acting President Osinbajo signing the 2017 budget

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has signed the Appropriation Bill into law. Osinbajo tweeted, “I just signed 2017 Budget into law. ...

AzeezMay 30, 2017

I will soon sign the 2017 budget into law – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted that the 2017 budget will soon be signed. He gave the hint in his ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

We will pass anti-graft bills into law soon, Senate tells AGF

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate has said reports on the anti-corruption bills are ready and will be passed soon. Chairman, ...

ToluMay 12, 2017

Law enforcement agencies may have a share of the blame in silencing victims of domestic abuse

“He beats me consistently. I stayed because I loved him and because everytime he beats me, he begs and gets ...

Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: PDP, Ize-Iyamu, why do you persecute the law?

by Idemudia Oviosun If, by virtue of some beneficial imagination, or a heightened sense of humour, we assumed that Heaven, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 21, 2017

Charly Boy: I’m a Biafran at heart

by Charly Boy I am aware that my recent picture with Nnamdi Kanu at Federal High Court, Abuja, has generated ...

Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Opinion: Pride, politics and law – The Nigerian Senate vs Colonel Hameed Ali (Rtd)  

by Lawrence Nnoli   The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Retired Colonel Hammed Ali has of recent been enmeshed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

US lawmaker wants men fined for masturbating

by Dolapo Adelana A US lawmaker, Jessica Farrar has proposed the imposition of a fine for men who masturbate, according ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Kano to outlaw forced marriages – Emir Sanusi

by Dolapo Adelana Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has said a family law will soon be ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Just In: Osinbajo signs 7 bills passed by National Assembly

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has assented to 7 bills passed by the National Assembly. This was confirmed ...

ToluFebruary 4, 2017

Who is ImeIme Umana? | The first black woman President of the Harvard Law Review

Former US president, Barack Obama made history as the first Black president of the Harvard Law Review in 1990. 27 ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Trump promises to “totally destroy” law barring churches from politics

US President Donald Trump has promised to destroy a 1954 US law barring churches from politics. Trump promised to equally ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Ambode signs death penalty for kidnappers into law

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed the kidnapping prohibition bill which imposes a penalty of life imprisonment on kidnapping ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Rotimi Fawole: Corruption- How to suspend fair hearing & the presumption of innocence

by Rotimi Fawole Our constitution gets a great deal of bashing, especially when reform is the subject being discussed. It’s ...

ToluDecember 9, 2016

Who is Adebayo Ogunlesi?

He’s not Tolu Ogunlesi’s father. That we know for sure… If you mentioned Adebayo Ogunlesi to an average Nigerian who ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Opinion: Lagos lynchings, jungle justice and the Law

by Festus Ogun Nigeria is a country blessed with virtually ‘everything’ needed for the upkeep of a fine and sane ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2016

Opinion: It’s time to outlaw ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria

by Tony Ogunlowo For as long as one can remember there has always been ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria. All it takes ...

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