Between quick justice delivery and burden of ACJ Act implementation: A review, by  J. Onyekwere, G. Dunia and Y. Ojo

Delay in justice delivery is one of the seemingly intractable problems plaguing Nigeria’s judicial system. It is a problem everyone admits exists but can’t find lasting solutions to it. Bothered by the development, stakeholders pushed for what they considered appropriate response, which resulted in the enactment of the Administration of Criminal More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017

How UNN First Class student shed uncontrollable tears of joy after Senator T. A Orji touched his life, by Don Norman

59 others get N6 million scholarship award Twenty-four years ago in Obohia Ibere, a remote village in Ikwuano local government area (LGA) of Abia State, a poor widow whose only means of livelihood was farming More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Mike Adenuga: Why I have less respect for Awujale of Ijebu land now—Obasanjo

His allegations against me regarding Mike Adenuga, others show lack of common sense  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described allegations made against him by Oba Sikiru Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Ex-UNILAG beggar becomes lawyer

mopA former street beggar, Mr. Abdulsalam Idowu, heaved a sigh of fulfilment of a life ambition as he was called to the bar to start practising as a lawyer in Nigeria on Wednesday. Idowu, who defied all odds, to More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The story of how Nigeria’s topflight lawyers frustrated EFCC’s fight against graft—Ribadu

Reveals their identities and how they frustrated fight against graft How Halliburton case was turned by lawyers to goldmine Gives posthumous commendation to Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), others In what appears More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Ajayi Crowther University: Assessing Asaju’s one year in office, by Oludayo John Bamgbose

The ancient town of Oyo, besides being the ancestral stool of the Yoruba, hosts the famous St. Andrews College of Education (now Emmanuel Alayande College of Education) located along theOyo-Ogbomosho expressway. St. More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

The Mahmud Mohammed Court: Its character and legacies, by Ise-Oluwa Ige (1)

  Though he was on the bench for over three decades, not many Nigerians knew him. Not because his judgments were not landmark but because he did not enjoy controversy. Even when he was elevated to the Supreme More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

The Mahmud Mohammed’s Court: Its character and legacies, by Ise-Oluwa Ige (2)

S World Class High -Tech Supreme Court of Nigeria Although the tenure of office of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed was very short, being 10 days less than two years, stakeholders More...