The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, saturday accused members of the legal profession of being major contributors to a rising culture of impunity in the country. Onnoghen made the assertion at the 2017 Annual Dinner and Honours Night of the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Abuja chapter, held in the Federal Capital Territory. Continue reading Lawyers major contributors to a rising culture of impunity -Nigeria’s CJN
In our everyday transactions, we enter into relationships that qualify as hire purchase. Unfortunately, many agreements on this type of transaction do not fit into the requirement of the law thereby putting a party at a disadvantage when disputes arise. Continue reading A Hire Purchase agreement is not an ordinary agreement, It must comply with the statutes-Anthony Atata
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, once the most popular president in Brazil’s recent history, has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison after being found guilty on corruption and money-laundering charges. Continue reading Brazil’s former president sentenced to prison-Lawyers attack sentence
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will soon brief the nation on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Continue reading Breaking News:Nigeria’s Ag. President concludes visit to sick President in London-To brief Nigerians on outcome of meeting
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s eldest son was lured to a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer with the promise of damaging information about Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, according to a new report. Continue reading Trump Jr. met with Russian lawyer to get dirt on Hillary: report
A legal battle over whether a Birmingham Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful and discriminatory has reached the Court of Appeal. Continue reading Islamic faith school sues UK education authorities over segregation claim-The first of its kind
A 60-year-old man has been arrested after shooting his wife dead for serving his dinner late, police in India have said.
Ashok Kumar reportedly got into an argument with his wife Sunaina, 55, when he came home drunk on Saturday night before he shot her dead. Continue reading Man shoots wife dead for serving his dinner late
Kenya’s chief justice warned President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday not to undermine public confidence in the judiciary, in an unusually sharp exchange between the two men less than a month before national elections are due. Continue reading Kenya’s Chief Justice warns President Uhuru
A married man in Lilongwe has committed suicide by jumping into Likuni river after being caught having sex with another woman.
Malawi Police have identified the man as 39-year-old Chingoma Ngwizi of Tambala Village, Traditional Authority Malili in Lilongwe. Continue reading Caught having sex with side chick-Cheating husband commits suicide
The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has termed as irresponsible and an act of intimidation President Uhuru Kenyatta’s attack on the Judiciary over a recent ruling on the printing of presidential ballot papers.
In a statement, LSK president Isaac Okero said the attack was “deplorable and an attempt to compromise the independence of the Judiciary”.