Tag: legal

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 20, 2016

Court orders Federal Government to produce Dasuki

A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the Federal Government to present the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 20, 2016

BREAKING: Court orders Nnamdi Kanu to be taken to prison

A Federal High Court judge has ordered that the custody of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 20, 2016

Read the charges brought against Nnamdi Kanu as he appears in court

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Biafra Radio, Nnamdi Kanu has appeared before a Federal ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 24, 2015

‘Fashola has the best record in governance since Awolowo’ | 7 things to note from Prof Sagay’s interview

Itse Sagay, a professor of Law, was at the commencement of the new administration’s tenure, appointed by President Buhari as ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 19, 2015

MTN faces fresh battle with another NCC

As MTN prepares to battle the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC in court, another NCC, the Nigerian Copyright Commission has slammed accusations ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 16, 2015

Nnamdi Kanu discharged by Abuja court, DSS files fresh charges

Magistrate of the chief magistrate court, Wuse zone 2, Abuja, Shuaibu Usman has on Wednesday, December 16 discharged director of Radio Biafra and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

Like father like son: Fashola’s son gets ‘called to bar’ (PHOTOS)

Son of former governor of Lagos state and current Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Babatunde Fashola has become a colleague ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

One newspaper denies receiving N10m from ThisDay boss, another says it got N9m

Publisher of ThisDay newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena, had in a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, confirmed receipt of N670,000,000 from the office of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

Court freezes Kanu Nwankwo’s asset over unpaid debt

A Federal High court sitting in Lagos has given a directive for all accounts belonging to former Super Eagles skipper ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 23, 2015

This is what transpired in court during Nnamdi Kanu’s hearing today

The Department of State Services has requested that the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 19, 2015

This is the amount Nigeria loses yearly to illegal mining… according to the Senate

In the midst of cries that Nigeria is broke, the Senate on Thursday, November 19, revealed that the country loses about N4 trillion ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 18, 2015

24 years a slave! True story of a Nigerian slave in Britain

Here is another tragedy-filled potential Oscar winning story. A British couple accused of detaining a Nigerian immigrant as a slave ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 18, 2015

MTN fined N190m in Uganda – Read why

It appears Nigeria isn’t the only country where telecommunications giant, MTN has been found wanting. On November 6, a commercial court ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 3, 2015

Olatunde Bakare: Dual Citizenship and the law, Is Bukola Saraki a Nigerian citizen?

by Olatunde Bakare  It is my respectful view that the court’s pronouncement and reasoning is clear and cannot be controverted. ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 20, 2014

Nana Nwachukwu: That ‘harmless’ prank may land you in jail! (Y! Legal)

by Nana Nwachukwu We have seen kids sent to jail for April fool jokes et al. You know those pranks ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2014

APC voltrons take note – The deployment of soldiers for elections is legal (Y! Legal)

by Orji Agwu Uka   However, in the absence (to my knowledge) of any law or regulation passed by the ...

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January 22, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: A legal review of the same sex marriage law

by Uzochiel Uriel Okoroma The Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act does not criminalize or prohibit homosexuality in itself, it only ...

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January 20, 2014

Opinion: What you should know about Nigeria’s anti-gay law

by Adedunmade Onibokun It should be noted that civil union according to the law means any arrangement between persons of ...

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January 4, 2014

Opinion: Is it wrong to criticize court judgements in the media?

by Jiti Ogunye There is no provision in the Criminal Code Act and Rules of Professional Conduct that prohibit media ...

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November 22, 2013

Opinion: Another election, another blunder by INEC!

by Levi Obijiofor Would Jega accept responsibility for the botched governorship election in Anambra State? No, he won’t. It is ...

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November 8, 2013

10 things you didn’t know about the history of marriage

by Julia Austin  When did government get involved?Only in the last several centuries did marriage become a legal matter 1. Polygamy was ...

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November 5, 2013

Opinion: Revisiting Amaechi’s 2007 mandate

by Jite Ogunye There is a political crisis in Rivers State and obviously the PDP wants Amaechi out of power. ...

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September 18, 2013

Sandy handy: Swedish court rules that it is legal to masturbate on the beach

Public masturbators in Sweden now may be able to get off without charges. A recent court ruling in Sweden’s Södertörn ...

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August 24, 2013

Demola Rewaju: ‘Church wedding’ and the mockery of it

by Demola Rewaju The major problem is a religious one – people don’t take marital vows as seriously as they ...

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August 6, 2013

Opinion: Al-Mustapha and the unnecessary public outburst

by Gabriel Okoro It is not in doubt, like the appellate court rightly observed, that someone “pulled the trigger” that ...

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August 1, 2013

Sen. Yerima is quite a reasonable fellow – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze My own little problem with him remains his continued use of Islam to defend his tastes. In ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: A brief legal perusal of the child marriage campaign

by Oluwatosin Falaiye I believe a large part of the raging debate lies is who exactly the law would construe ...

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June 9, 2013

She got served: Ciara handed legal papers while performing on stage, tosses them back

She is being sued by a nightclub in Hollywood for canceling a performance. And Ciara received an unpleasant reminder of ...

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February 1, 2013

Temie Giwa: The case for legal abortion in Nigeria

I, of course, believe that access to abortion is a human right that Nigerian women deserve. Forty years ago, in ...

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December 1, 2012

Till rape do us part – A case for the criminalisation of marital/spousal rape, by Elnathan John

by Elnathan John One reason for a husband’s legal and social immunity from rape is our cultural attitude toward women ...

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