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JUSTICE

The Difference Between A Solicitor, A Barrister And A SAN

A person who studies law in Nigeria is referred to as a lawyer. In Nigeria, the practice of law is fused together. This means that once a person has been conferred with the status of a lawyer, he becomes a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

  3 months ago ago
The Difference Between A Solicitor, A Barrister And A SAN

POLITICS

[Opinion] Emeka Ihedioha's Bid To Return As Imo State Governor May Not Be Over As Many People Think

Since the January 14, 2020, Supreme Court's judgment that removed Emeka Ihedioha from office as the Executive Governor of Imo state, many people within and outside the state have been praying and hoping for a miracle to occur for him to be returned as the duly elected Governor of Imo.

  6 months ago ago
[Opinion] Emeka Ihedioha's Bid To Return As Imo State Governor May Not Be Over As Many People Think

JUSTICE

Meet 5 Chief Justice Of Nigeria Yoruba Tribe Have Produced Since 1960.

The Yoruba tribe are known to be influential in politics and in the legal histories in Nigeria. The Chief Justice of Nigeria or CJN is the head of the judicial arm of the government of Nigeria, and presides over the country's Supreme Court and the National Judicial Council.

  6 months ago ago
Meet 5 Chief Justice Of Nigeria Yoruba Tribe Have Produced Since 1960.

ENTERTAINMENT

7 Popular Nigerian Celebrities You Probably Didn't Knew Were Trained Lawyers (Photos)

The Nigerian entertainment industry is filled with not just super amazing talents but a lot of well-educated stars. With this, we bring you 7 popular Nigerian celebrities you probably didn't knew were trained lawyers. 1. Kanayo O. Kanayo Kanayo O. Kanayo is a Nigerian actor and lawyer.

  5 months ago ago
7 Popular Nigerian Celebrities You Probably Didn't Knew Were Trained Lawyers (Photos)

JUSTICE

[Opinion] Philip Umeadi vs Hope Uzodinma: Is Supreme Court Set To Make History By Reversing Itself?

It is common knowledge that the Supreme Court of Nigeria is the highest court in the country and its judgement cannot be upturned by another court. Also, the Supreme Court cannot reverse itself or seat on a case that it has already decided. Supreme Court's judgment is regarded as irreversible because it is the final court of arbitration in the land.

  6 months ago ago
[Opinion] Philip Umeadi vs Hope Uzodinma: Is Supreme Court Set To Make History By Reversing Itself?

EDUCATION

2 Serving Nigerian Deputy Governors Who Were Former Vice Chancellors Of Universities (Photos)

Some Nigerian Politicians are known for their erudition and compelling educational background. About six of the incumbent Governors have their doctoral degrees in reputable higher institutions within and outside the country. (Photo Credit - Google) It is interesting to note that there are two Professors who are former Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities but are now fully into politics and now serving as deputy Governors of their respective states.

  6 months ago ago
2 Serving Nigerian Deputy Governors Who Were Former Vice Chancellors Of Universities (Photos)

JUSTICE

Video: I am not 20 years old; youngest Nigerian lawyer says, as she tells her true life story.

The young Nigerian lawyer, Esther Ebubenna Nwadike, who went viral after she was called to bar in her early 20s, has reacted to the news making waves on social media, that she is 20 years old. She said that there’s a misconception about her real age.

  6 months ago ago
Video: I am not 20 years old; youngest Nigerian lawyer says, as she tells her true life story.

POLITICS

Philip Umeadi vs Hope Uzodinma Suit: Is Emeka Ihedioha's Potential Return Still On Track?

Several months after the Supreme Court of Nigeria sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo state, there are still attempts by his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and some concerned individuals to bring him back to office. The attempts to bring Ihedioha back has seen thousands of his supporters believe that there is a potential for him to be returned as the duly elected governor of Imo state.

  6 months ago ago
Philip Umeadi vs Hope Uzodinma Suit: Is Emeka Ihedioha's Potential Return Still On Track?

POLITICS

3 Serving Nigerian Governors Who Were Sworn Into Office Through Supreme Court Judgements (Photos)

In some cases in Nigeria, those who are elected into office are determined by the court of law and not necessarily by the electorate because of the political disagreement that ensues after elections. (Photo Credit - Nigerian Guide) Electoral rifts are mostly settled in the election tribunal, court of Appeal or the apex court in the country, the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

  6 months ago ago
3 Serving Nigerian Governors Who Were Sworn Into Office Through Supreme Court Judgements (Photos)

JUSTICE

C'River North: Dr Stephen Odey Approaches Appeal Court Over Dissatisfaction With Tribunal Judgement

The Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Dr. Stephen Odey has appealed against the National and State Assembly Tribunal decision which threw away APC's petition and upheld PDP's victory at the Cross River North Senatorial by-election. Recall that the Supreme Court of Nigeria had on February 25, 2021 declared Rt.Hon Jarigbe Agom the Authentic candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and thereby upheld the judgement of the lower court mandating INEC to accord Rt.Hon Jarigbe Agom all rights and privileges as winner of the party's primary which INEC had since obeyed.

  7 months ago ago
C'River North: Dr Stephen Odey Approaches Appeal Court Over Dissatisfaction With Tribunal Judgement

POLITICS

How President Buhari's Executive Order 10 Has Pitted State Governors Against The Federation

On the 4th of October, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nigeria is set to preside over a showdown as 36 states Attorney-Generals go head to head with the Attorney General of the Federation. The purpose is to appeal the controversial Executive Order 10 of 2020 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant financial autonomy to the state judiciary and state legislature.

  3 months ago ago
How President Buhari's Executive Order 10 Has Pitted State Governors Against The Federation

POLITICS

Dismissal of Suit Seeking To Sack Hope Uzodinma: Is The Imo State Governor Finally Here To Stay?

Since January 14, 2020, when the Supreme Court of Nigeria declared Senator Hope Uzodinma winner of the March 2019 Imo state governorship election, several suits have been filed at the court by different individuals and political parties seeking his sack from office. First, it was Emeka Ihedioha's approach of the Supreme Court seeking a review of the judgement that removed him from office and install Senator Hope Uzodinma.

  6 months ago ago
Dismissal of Suit Seeking To Sack Hope Uzodinma: Is The Imo State Governor Finally Here To Stay?

POLITICS

2023 Elections: How Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) of The PDP Saved The APC From Crushing Itself At All Levels

The July 28 2021, Supreme Court of Nigeria's landmark judgement on the Ondo state 2020 governorship election has no doubt stirred the political atmosphere in the country. It should be recalled that Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the October 2020 election approached the court, praying that the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who contested and won the election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) should be nullified.

  6 months ago ago
2023 Elections: How Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) of The PDP Saved The APC From Crushing Itself At All Levels

POLITICS

[Opinion] 4 Reasons Why Senator Hope Uzodinma's Position As Imo State Governor Remains Shaky

The legal battle for the Imo state governorship position is not over as many people thought. Recall that on January 20, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nigeria sacked Emeka Ihedioha, who contested the March 2019 election under the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma winner of the election.

  6 months ago ago
[Opinion] 4 Reasons Why Senator Hope Uzodinma's Position As Imo State Governor Remains Shaky

POLITICS

Opinion: What Jegede Should Do as Supreme Court Affirms Akeredolu as The Governor of Ondo State

Photo Credit: Punch On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirmed Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State. Rotimi Akeredolu was declared winner of October 10, 2020 election by INEC after polling a total of 292,830 votes to defeat Jegede, who had 195,791 votes.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: What Jegede Should Do as Supreme Court Affirms Akeredolu as The Governor of Ondo State

JUSTICE

Honorable Justice Samuel Oseji Dies Less Than One Year After His Elevation To Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has lost Hon. Justice Samuel Chukwudumebi Oseji, to the cold hands of death, in the early hours of Tuesday 28th September, 2021 after a protracted illness. Late Justice Oseji, who was among the eight Justices of the Supreme Court that were sworn-in on Friday, 6th Nov, 2020, died at the National Hospital, Abuja, where he had been receiving medical attention for some days now.

  4 months ago ago
Honorable Justice Samuel Oseji Dies Less Than One Year After His Elevation To Supreme Court.

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Court Shuns Jegede's Appeal Against Akeredolu, Star Partners Olympic Committee

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed the appeal filed by Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, challenging the election of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. In the majority judgment, four of the justices of the apex court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal and the Ondo State Governorship Election Petition.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Court Shuns Jegede's Appeal Against Akeredolu, Star Partners Olympic Committee

POLITICS

Watch Moment Supreme Court Upheld Governor Akeredolu's Candidacy

Video currently going viral on the internet since today, showed moment the Supreme Court of Nigeria Upheld Governor Akeredolu's Candidacy. Akeredolu is the executive governor of Ondo state, Nigeria. According to a recent report that was made by channels television, they took to their Instagram page and shared video of moment Supreme Court Upheld Governor Akeredolu's Candidacy.

  6 months ago ago
Watch Moment Supreme Court Upheld Governor Akeredolu's Candidacy

JUSTICE

26 Days After, Makinde Makes U-turns, May Not Pay Sacked LG Chairmen As Ruled By Supreme Court

Following the Supreme Court judgment of May 7, 2021, directing the government of Gov. Seyi Makinde to pay off the sacked council chairmen and councilors in the state after a long legal battle. Makinde had on May 10, 2021 agreed to honor the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on the matter.

  7 months ago ago
26 Days After, Makinde Makes U-turns, May Not Pay Sacked LG Chairmen As Ruled By Supreme Court

POLITICS

Check Out 2 Things Peter Claver Says He Does Not Understand About Buhari And His Government Which Joe Igbokwe Shared

Mr. Joe Igbokwe took to his verified Facebook profile to share the comment, about two things he does not understand about President Muhammadu Buhari and his government. He mentioned first, why Mary Odili is still at the Supreme Court of Nigeria? He also mentioned number two, why do People's Democratic Party(PDP) members still lead INEC?

  52 years ago ago
Check Out 2 Things Peter Claver Says He Does Not Understand About Buhari And His Government Which Joe Igbokwe Shared