The southern Kaduna killings is one of the recent occurrences with which Nigerian citizens have passionately sympathized. Following the loss of lives and properties in that area, many Nigerian citizens and organizations have appealed to the Nigerian Government to take proactive steps in putting an end to the crisis in southern Kaduna. In what may … More Speak no evil
Medical science has seen a lot of advancements in the way and manner health care can be provided. There are various dimensions and developments which have occurred and which are currently ongoing; one of which is organ donation. Organ donation is the process of taking healthy organs and tissues from one person for transplantation into … More Organ Donation: An Ethical Dilemma
An Indian Court sitting in Rohini, Delhi recently held that the WhatsApp blue double-tick is proof of receipt of notice on the respondents. The circumstances that led to this decision arose from a family dispute, wherein a father-in-law (the petitioner) filed a petition in the civil court seeking a restraining order against his son, … More SERVICE VIA WHATSAPP, PROPER SERVICE?
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir Ahmad El Rufai filed a libel suit against The Union Newspaper in July 2015 (two months after taking office). The suit was over an alleged defamatory asset declaratory story published by the newspaper. The said Governor sued the platform for claiming that he declared assets worth N90 billion before … More IMMUNITY CLAUSE: CAN IT BE WAIVED?
The momentous passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill on May 25, 2017 by the Nigerian Senate was heralded by many as a revolutionary step at creating a legal framework to address some of the perennial challenges that has plagued the oil and gas industry over the years. With this development, it is expected that … More THE PASSAGE OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY GOVERNANCE BILL: A STEP TO CHANGE
The rapid increase in the development of technology has paved the way for the use of technology in different spheres of life. For instance, the financial services sector, where financial technology such as Electronic Banking (e-banking) has become an integral part of financial transactions, especially through the use of mobile banking, Point-Of-Sale terminals, Automated Teller … More Liability for unauthorised transfers/withdrawals — A review of Uba Plc V. Wasiu Bakare (2017) 4 NWLR (PT. 1555) 318.
From the Nigerian Presidential election in 2015 till date, the state of health of the current Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has continued to generate concerns amongst Nigerian citizens. For some, the President’s health renders him unfit to perform the requirements of the job, especially in these sensitive times. Not too long ago, these … More HEALTH VS POWER
In the year 2015, renowned British luxury car brand Bentley Motors sued Manchester-based Bentley Clothing, a small menswear clothing company which sells its clothes in shops across Britain, over the use of its name. Bentley Clothing was in the process of filing to register the “Bentley” mark with the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office … More If You Don’t Use It, You Lose It: A Lesson From The Bentley Trademark Suit
The 14th edition of the World Bank Group Flagship Report on Doing Business (Equal Opportunity for All) placed Nigeria as the 169th amongst 190 economies in the ease of doing business all around the world for the year 2016. The World Bank compared various aspects of doing business in Nigeria including; starting a business, dealing … More Ease Of Doing Business
Some weeks ago, following an ex parte application filed by one Mr Jude Idada, a Federal High Court in Lagos issued an Anton Piller order for the seizure of a film titled “Okafor’s Law” directed by Nollywood Producer, Omoni Oboli. The said order also included an interim order suspending the release and launch of the … More The Okafor’s Law Debacle
In a judgment recently delivered by the apex court of Russia, the Jehovah’s Witnesses denomination have been declared as an extremist organization, and thus banned from operating in Russian territory. This more or less classifies the 170,000 Russian Jehovah Witness worshipers in the same category as Islamic State militants. It was reported that the … More End Times, Indeed