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Should the stamps be issued free to practitioners? Paul Usoro’s reflections

Should the stamps be issued free to practitioners? I am reluctant to promise any free service or item to practitioners when I do not know, as at date, the health status of the NBA’s finances and in particular, our outstanding liabilities. Continue reading Should the stamps be issued free to practitioners? Paul Usoro’s reflections

The court cannot pick and choose which portion of the evidence of a witness to believe

NWORU v. STATE (2018) LPELR-44640(CA)

PRACTICE AREA: EVIDENCE

INTRODUCTION

When a person comes to court as witness and in giving his evidence, he spews both hot and cold, can the Court filter the ones to believe and discard the rest? The Court of Appeal Per OGUNWUMIJU, J.C.A in NWORU v. STATE (2018) LPELR-44640(CA) has held that: ‘The Court cannot pick and choose which portion of the evidence of prosecution witness to believe. It is either the witness is a truthful witness or an outright liar whose total evidence must be evaluated as credible or incredible as the case may be.” Continue reading The court cannot pick and choose which portion of the evidence of a witness to believe

Welfare of Lawyers and the unfair caricature of a lawyer’s health: 6 things Muyiwa Akinboro SAN probably didn’t know- Anthony Atata

Muyiwa Akinboro SAN is a good man. A well respected member of the bar who has served the bar meritoriously and has attained an enviable height in the legal profession. I revere him a lot especially his carriage which exudes nobility and royalty. Continue reading Welfare of Lawyers and the unfair caricature of a lawyer’s health: 6 things Muyiwa Akinboro SAN probably didn’t know- Anthony Atata