NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

Know Your Seat in Court

Ever felt the need to sit on the front row in Court even when you know you should not? Well, think again. Every lawyer called to the Nigerian Bar knows that one of the privileges enjoyed by learned silks i.e.

Know Your Seat in Court

Ever felt the need to sit on the front row in Court even when you know you should not? Well, think again. Every lawyer called to the Nigerian Bar knows that one of the privileges enjoyed by learned silks i.e.

Leaving an Abusive Spouse – Should a Woman Remain Unhappy? The Nigerian/African reason

This article was written originally by: Faizat Badmus-Busari* Please note that this article concerns only abusive marriages, particularly where the wife is the victim and not the perpetrator. It is no news that a lot of Nigerian women stay in abusive

Leaving an Abusive Spouse – Should a Woman Remain Unhappy? The Nigerian/African reason

This article was written originally by: Faizat Badmus-Busari* Please note that this article concerns only abusive marriages, particularly where the wife is the victim and not the perpetrator. It is no news that a lot of Nigerian women stay in abusive

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

On Voting by Nigerians in “Diaspora”

As reported, various groups and learned individuals have expressed their different views on the issue of whether or not Nigerians in Diaspora should be allowed to participate in the upcoming 2015 General elections. While some have expressed support for the

On Voting by Nigerians in “Diaspora”

As reported, various groups and learned individuals have expressed their different views on the issue of whether or not Nigerians in Diaspora should be allowed to participate in the upcoming 2015 General elections. While some have expressed support for the

On Jail Term for ‘Critics’

On  4 December 2013, several reports to the tune of “Senate Proposes 7-Year Jail Term for Social Media Critics” were all over the internet. In a short while, however, it became clear that an important legislative development had been embedded

On Jail Term for ‘Critics’

On  4 December 2013, several reports to the tune of “Senate Proposes 7-Year Jail Term for Social Media Critics” were all over the internet. In a short while, however, it became clear that an important legislative development had been embedded

Brymo and the Chocolate City

Last week, we saw Chocolate City invoke the powers of the judicial arm of government in order to protect its business interests. Chocolate City instituted an action against Mr. Shimi Olawale Ibrahim (Brymo) at the Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial

Brymo and the Chocolate City

Last week, we saw Chocolate City invoke the powers of the judicial arm of government in order to protect its business interests. Chocolate City instituted an action against Mr. Shimi Olawale Ibrahim (Brymo) at the Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial