DHQ: No General Has Retired Over Yahaya’s Appointment As Army Chief

The defence headquarters has denied reports of mass retirement in the Nigerian army following the appointment of Farouk Yahaya as chief of army staff. Bernard Onyeuko, DHQ spokesperson, said the military headquarters has not authorised any retirement caused by Farouk’s appointment. Yahaya, a major general (pictured), was appointed as army chief to succeed Ibrahim Attahiru, …

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NBA, Bwari Branch (Capital Bar) Honours J-K Gadzama, SAN And Others During Their 2021 Law Week [PHOTOs]

The 2021 law week of the Capital bar was themed “ Post COVID Realities for Nigerian Lawyers; Curbing Insecurity Challenges and Fostering National Development”. The event was held at Gadis Event Center, Dutse, Abuja on the 1st and 2nd of June, 2021. The first day of the event featured a keynote speech from Dr. Sam …

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Can A Joint Application Be Filed By More Than One Person To Enforce A Right Under The Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules?

Be The First To Know By Lawpavilion CASE TITLE:                         ABUJA ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY PLC & ORS v. AKALIRO & ORS (2021) LPELR-54212(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:          31ST MARCH, 2021 JUSTICES:                            IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, JCA CORDELIA IFEOMA JOMBO-OFO, JCA YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, JCA DIVISION:                            MAKURDI PRACTICE AREA:               Constitutional Law – Enforcement of Fundamental Human …

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Can A Joint Application Can Be Filed By More Than One Person To Enforce A Right Under The Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules?

Be The First To Know By Lawpavilion CASE TITLE:                         ABUJA ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY PLC & ORS v. AKALIRO & ORS (2021) LPELR-54212(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:          31ST MARCH, 2021 JUSTICES:                            IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, JCA CORDELIA IFEOMA JOMBO-OFO, JCA YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, JCA DIVISION:                            MAKURDI PRACTICE AREA:               Constitutional Law – Enforcement of Fundamental Human …

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Those Canvassing Brand-New Constitution Should Perish The Thought – Senate

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege addresses reporters in Abuja on July 15, 2019. •As CJN Canvasses Amendment Of Outdated Laws Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Senator Ovie Omo Agege has advised those canvassing for a brand new Constitution for the nation to perish the thought. Senator …

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Buckingham Palace Banned Hiring Ethnic Minorities For Office Roles, Papers Reveal

Senior aides to Queen Elizabeth II barred the hiring of ethnic minorities – coloured immigrants or foreigners – in office roles at Buckingham Palace until at least the late 1960s, a media report said Thursday. The Queen and Britain’s royal household also negotiated an exemption from 1970s-era laws on race and sex discrimination that still …

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Appointment, Promotion And Remuneration Of Judges In Nigeria: The Need For Change (2)

By Aare Afe Babalola SAN, CON LAST week, I discussed the appointment of judicial officers vis-à-vis the provisions of the 1963 Constitution which effectively saw to the invitation of perhaps the most-qualified and best-suited judges the nation has been privileged to have. Still on appointment, I advocated for the appointment of judicial officers from the …

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NECO Names John Ogborodi Acting Registrar

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council. The appointment followed the death of the Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, on Monday, June 1, after a brief illness. Mr Ogborodi’s appointment was as a result of his being …

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Constitutional Review: Y.C Maikyau, SAN, Makes Case For Youths, Women And Persons With Disabilities.

*Says Age To Contest For Elective Offices Should Be Revisited The Welfare Committee ChaiChairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Y. C. Maikyau, SAN, has submitted a proposal for the review of 1999 Constitution as amended. The learned Silk in the proposal which he submitted to the House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Review, at …

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Four Policemen, 3 Others Killed By Bank Robbers In Osun – Police

The Police Command in Osun says efforts are ongoing to apprehend the fleeing suspected armed robbers that killed four of its officers and three others in an attempted banks robbery in Ikire and Apomu Towns on Wednesday. SP Yemisi Opalola, the Command Spokesperson, said in a statement on Thursday in Osogbo, that two police officers …

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Buhari Can’t Even Operate Android Phone, Twitter Should Hold Shehu, Lai Responsible For Genocidal Tweets – Fayose

*Mocks Buhari Over ‘Treat Them In The Language They Understand’ Tweet Former Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his ‘treat them in the language they understand’ tweet, which has now been deleted by Twitter. Buhari in the now-deleted tweet said: “Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went …

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JUSUN Strike: A Tactical Deprivation Of Citizens Rights And Access To Justice – A Clarion Call To The Voice Of Wisdom

By Abdulhameed M. Aliyu Esq. On 6th April, 2021 just immediately after the Easter vacation, Nigerians woke up to hear the announcement and commencement of a nationwide strike action in the entire judicial arm of government on the behest of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). Their agitation was for the executive arm of …

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Judicial Autonomy: When A Silky General Is Missing In Action

By Vincent Adodo, Esq. Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN would appear to have warmed himself into the hearts of many a Nigerian, especially those of southern Nigerian extraction. His recent shot into national political limelight stems from his unwavering radical stance on issues of insecurity pervading the country, even when his views would appear to pitch …

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If You Want Another War, Nigerian Govt Will Have No Choice – Sen. Bulkachuwa Warns Southeast

The Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa has declared that the Nigerian Government will not bow to the demands of those he described as ‘insurgents’ in the South East. According to him, the Southeast had tried separating from the country before which resulted to a civil war, wondering if they(South East) want …

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Who Takes Over The Properties Of Unmarried Lovers After A Breakup?

Daily Law Tips (Tip 803) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Love is a beautiful thing and one of the most powerful forces on earth. The popular international award-winning musician (David Adeleke), popularly known as “Davido”, sang in his song (“Assurance”), that; “Love is sweet, oh … when money enter, love is sweeter”. The …

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Suicide Bombers Escaped In Damboa But 50 Terrorists Killed – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army says it killed 50 terrorists during a gun battle in Borno while suicide bombers escaped. According to the army, the troops of Operation Hadin Kai, on Wednesday, inflicted “heavy casualty” on Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists. The army also claimed that more than 50 of the terrorists died in the …

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Bill Gates Pledges Extra $50m for COVID-19 Vaccines for Nigeria, Others

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $50 million commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The pledge will support COVID-19 vaccine purchase through Gavi’s COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) as well as delivery of these vaccines to Nigeria and 91 lower-income countries. The announcement builds on $156 million in previous commitments by the …

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Army Alone Can’t Solve Nigeria’s Security Problems – COAS

The Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, on Wednesday said only the land forces in the military can not contain enormous security challenges ravaging the country. The COAS stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to his counterpart at Air Force, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, at the …

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