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Apr 25, 2017

Bail Conditions for Nnamdi Kanu- Just or Unfair? | Gbenga Odugbemi

There has been dense discussions on the trial and especially, the bail conditions of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu – recently at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. It’s quite unruly for lawyers or specialists in law, especially specialists in criminal law to conclude that the Federal High Court’s ruling and bail conditions are too severe. At most, the bail conditions is a confluence of acceptable conditions and some which are unacceptable – because they touch on constitutional provisions in Chapter 4 of the Nigerian Constitution. 

Apr 19, 2017

Legal Perspective on Discrimination And Challegenges Faced By Illegitimate Children| Motunrayo Olaleye

This topic reminds me of primary school days. It was okay to call each other names such as big head, mad, stupid or even more painful things like fat and dumb but never ever call someone a bastard. It was offensive, derogatory and mean-spirited.

That was a taboo and only a child spoiling for a serious fight would go in that direction. Discrimination by circumstance of birth is however not limited to children bickering and it remains a glaring reality in our society, despite modernization and development.

Invitation To ESQ. Training on Natural Gas Utilization: Legal And Negotiation Issues

ESQ Seminars, an affiliate of Legal Blitz Limited, has a strong market-leading brand with a reputation for providing quality products and services. Each one of our public training events and seminars are presented by experts with real business experience. ESQ is a highly customer-focused organization, as our aim is to ensure delegates have the best possible experience when attending public events, in-house training or completing online courses. The training holds with the following details:

Apr 18, 2017

Taxation And Investment In A 3rd World Economy- A First World Approach | Olajide Ademola Omosebi

In the second half of the twentieth century, the emergence of scores of new states has made international politics and economics truly global for the first time in history. At the same time, technology has made it possible for nearly every country to participate in events in every part of the world as they occur. Unfortunately, the explosion has not been accompanied by similar increase in knowledge. The continents interact but they do not learn from each other.

Just Before You Blow that Snitch Whistle, Here Are Some Things to Consider | Ivie Omoregie:

As we all know, there has been a drastic drop in Nigeria’s federal revenue due to the fall in oil prices and the general mismanagement of the countries resources under previous administrations; the resultant effect is that Nigeria is now seriously strapped for cash.

Essentials Of A Contract Of Employment | Hightower Solicitors

This piece is scripted to educate business owners and prospective employees. To help draw their minds to what the essentials of a ‘contract of employment’ are. It is best that they become familiar with the concepts of this type of contract law.

Apr 12, 2017

Legislative Motion On Need For Security Agencies To Intervene In Kidnapping And Securing The Waterways

Sponsor: Senator Gbenga B. Ashafa (Lagos East)

The Senate.
Notes with urgent and grave concern the recent increase in the activities of criminal syndicates who specialize in kidnapping/militant activities in and around communities in the Lagos East Senatorial District, Particularly Kosofe, Epe, Ikorodu, Ibeju Lekki Local Government Areas.

Senator Gbenga Ashafa calls for protection of creeks from Kidnappers & Militants

Following the recent increase in the activities of Militants and Kidnappers in the Lagos East Senatorial District, one of which occurred on Sunday 9th April, 2017 costing the lives of One Military Captain, Two other rank soldiers, four policemen, and a civilian, the Senator Representing the District in the National Assembly, Senator Gbenga Ashafa today moved a motion on “the Urgent need for the Nigerian Police Force and other security agencies to intervene in the increased rate of kidnapping In the Lagos East Senatorial District And securing the waterways”.

Apr 11, 2017

#TodayInPlenary Proceedings of the Nigerian Senate on 11th April, 2017


Its a new Legislative day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President Bukola Saraki took the official prayer and led the Senate Leadership into Plenary.

Apr 7, 2017

Personality Profile - Prof. Olukonyinsola Ajayi (SAN)

Prof. Konyinsola Ajayi SAN attended the Igbobi College between 1971 and 1975. Though a quiet student, he nevertheless enjoyed a very robust social life. His mien deceived many of his classmates who did not realize that all he had to do was glance at his books once and he would head the whole class in the examinations.

Apr 6, 2017

The Nigerian National Anthem

The National Anthem
Arise, O compatriots, Nigeria's call obey
To serve our fatherland
With love and strength and faith
The labor of our heroes past
Shall never be in vain
To serve with heart and might
One nation bound in freedom, peace, and unity.

Apr 5, 2017

Bill for an Act to repeal the Nigerian Postal Service Act by Senator Gbenga Ashafa

The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, today 5th April, 2016 at the Upper chamber of the National Assembly led the debate on a Bill for an Act to repeal the Nigerian Postal Service Act and to enact the Nigerian Postal Commission and other related matters 2017, which he sponsored.

Apr 3, 2017

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & UK Bribery Act (UKBA) Takeaways for Companies doing business in Nigeria

For investors looking to do business and companies doing business in Nigeria, there are myriad considerations. Navigating the business landscape without falling foul of the provisions of the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA) and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 (FCPA) should be a key consideration. These laws did not come into force recently, but their application to Nigeria has never been more relevant than now. The present leadership got elected on the promise of rooting out corruption and has pursued its anti-corruption stance with more vigour than any other democratically elected government. On the other hand, the leadership has taken measures to encourage both foreign and domestic investors to do business in the country.