Posts Tagged ‘Law’

Driver Bags Seven Years Jail For Rape

45- year old driver, Lawrence Adedapo has been sentenced by an Ado Ekiti High Court for raping an 80- Year old woman, Madam Grace Asaolu. Delivering his judgement on Monday, Justice Dele Omotoso, convicted Adedapo based on evidence before the court which showed that the driver forcefully had a carnal knowledge of the old woman […]

Domesticate The Criminal Justice Act, The CJN Onnoghen tells States

The Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has called on state governments to domesticate and implement the Criminal Justice Act. According to him, this is to effectively resolve the challenge of prison congestion and delay in courts. Speaking at a judicial colloquium on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act in Abuja where he […]

Alleged Illegal Possession Of Arms; 3 Catholic Priests Get Bail

A High Court in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, yester­day granted bail to three Catholic catechists for al­leged possession of illegal fire arms in suit number, HID/41C/2016. The trio granted bail yes­terday were Daniel Nwoye, Agbo Peter and Patrick Aju­luchukwu. The Presiding Judge, Justice Arinze Aka­buo, who granted the ac­cused persons bail, […]

APC’s Legal Adviser Muiz Banire, 20 Others Bag SAN

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) on Friday named Dr. Muiz Adeyemi Banire, National Legal Adviser to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as well as son of former Governor of Anambra State, Emeka Etiaba, are among 21 to be conferred the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) on July 21. The Chief Registrar […]

Nigeria: A Failing Justice System

 By Owoyemi Olorunfemi  “Our laws have failed us because we have failed ourselves. The law does not run itself, we run it. Justice does not serve itself, someone with blood coursing down his veins serves it. We have set other things as priority other than justice. The law is imperfect but we are the asses! […]

Copyright Infringement: Ayo Sogunro Writes Linda Ikeji

  By Ayo Sogunro Dearest Linda Ikeji, Re: To the Guys That Want To Take Down LIB Permit me the indulgence of a few lines to your eminent personality. I have been a constant fan of your work, although from afar. To be honest, I rarely open your blog volitionally, never scrolled through the news items […]