May 22, 2017

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1st - 29th  August 2017
An integrated residential summer camp in a UK boarding school, bringing together different nationalities and cultures.

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The Need for Contract of Employment| by Kingsley Ugochukwu Ani Esq.


It is a good thing when you are offered that new job at that new company you applied to alongside several hundred other applicants. And that job, after three years of unemployment; now you cannot wait to start working right away and start earning  your pay. You are eager to start working, to start putting in the hours and doing the eight-to-five grind daily. You want to put in your own quota and be rewarded for the good work. That’s good.
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Nnamdi Kanu Bail Conditions: onerous or constitutional? | Kingsley Ugochukwu Ani



Introduction
Bail is simply a process or procedure whereby a person who has been denied of his constitutional right to freedom of movement (in other words, incarcerated due to the alleged commission of one crime or the other) is released upon security provided by him to the tune of the order of the court or any other body that has the authority to grant such bail application. The case of Nnamdi Kanu who has been granted bail on April 25th, 2017. The Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has granted Nnamdi Kanu bail in his longtrial for charges bordering on treasonable felony. The justice, Justice Binta Nyako, while granting the bail application by the counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, on health grounds, ordered that he be released on bail on the following grounds:
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The Role Of Civil Society In Decongesting Prisons And Reducing Crimes In Lagos State


                      

It is not in doubt that Prisons in Lagos state are overcrowded and that the prison population increases on a daily, which presupposes that crimes are on the increase. As at March this year the number of inmates at the 1,700 capacity Kirikiri Medium prison was 3,051, as at 16th May of the same year, the number has increased to 3331. The female prison with a capacity of 211 had 273 inmates in March 2017 and as at 17th May of the same year, the number has increased to 325. If this trend continues, we are in for some serious problems.
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May 18, 2017

The NICN Revolution – A Curse Or Blessing? | Busayo Adedeji



The Supreme Court is expected on June 30, 2017 to rule on the finality of the decisions of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (“NICN”).  The apex court will be making this decision in the cases of  Mainstreet Bank Ltd (now Skye Bank Limited) vs Victor Anaemen Iwu and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited vs Mrs. Titilayo Akinsanya which are currently before the court.
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May 17, 2017

Constitutional Provision for vacancy in the Presidency| Adedunmade Onibokun


On the 5th of May, 2010, President Musa Yar’adua passed-on, thereby leaving the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria vacant. Shortly after, President Goodluck Jonathan, the Vice President at the time, was sworn in as the President of the Federal republic of Nigeria. This action was in line with the constitutional provision to that effect.
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Senator Ashafa calls for Legislative Support on Rails


The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Gbenga Ashafa on Tuesday, 16th May 2017 vehemently urged his colleagues to ensure that the National Assembly passes the loan request from executive arm with which to fund the Lagos to Kano and Calabar to Lagos Standard Gauge Rail Projects.
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May 16, 2017

Mini Grids; Does the new regulation depict a bright future for Nigeria | Okezi Okah-Avae


Introduction
The Federal Government of Nigeria (“FG”) has long since declared its intention to solve the country’s perennial electricity problem. However, the conclusion of the first phase of the privatization of the power sector in November 2013 has not exactly led to the uninterrupted supply of power once promised to the populace. Between 50-55% of approximately 180 million Nigerians do not have access to grid electricity, while the 45-50% of Nigerians who are actually connected to the grid especially in urban locations, are largely in darkness. Furthermore, not only are these Nigerians enduring crazy, unrealistic bills but also have no choice other than to spend excessive amounts on electricity generation sets.
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May 15, 2017

Lawyer Profile - Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN


Tunde Fagbohunlu SAN is a Partner and heads of Litigation, Arbitration and ADR Practice Group. Tunde joined the firm of Aluko & Oyebode (Barristers & Solicitors) in 1993. 
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May 10, 2017

Provision of the Constitution on Acting President | Adedunmade Onibokun


Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 5th of May, 2017, transmitted a letter to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki informing the National Assembly of a Medical follow – up trip to the United Kingdom. In the said letter, the President further stated that the Vice – President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo will coordinate the affairs of government while His Excellency is away.
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