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Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) Credit is the lifeblood of business and difficulty in accessing credit has been the bane of many businesses in Nigeria. One of the primary reasons for the unwillingness of financial institutions to extend credit to businesses is lack of reliable credit information of […]

By Joseph Onyekwere Justice Opeyemi Oke The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, has charged lawyers to imbibe Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism as part and parcel of their practice.The chief judge told lawyers that the use of ADR would enhance access to justice, improve speedy dispensation of justice […]

+ Last Tuesday, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami proposed the repeal and re-enactment of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act. He said this would make way for a comprehensive overhaul of the issues in the Act which have been hampering its fight […]

EFCC Act: To be repealed or not? Posted By: ADEBISI ONANUGA On: November 21, 2017 In: Law 0   FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp Last Tuesday, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami proposed the repeal and re-enactment of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act. He said this would make way for a comprehensive […]

+ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting over 103 high-profile cases. At least six of the cases were filed 10 years ago. Why are the trials still pending in courts? ROBERT EGBE asks.Criminal trials lasting several years are not peculiar to the Nigerian judicial system. In India, […]

…Approves $5.5b Buhari’s loan requestFrom: FRED ITUA, Abuja‎The Senate, on Tuesday, mandated its joint standing committees on Finance and Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to investigate allegations of unremitted stamp duties revenue, valued at about N20 trillion in the last five years.The committees are expected to report their findings, […]

4 hours ago Prof. Itse SagayThe Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has revealed why the Federal is hesitant to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.Sagay said the Federal Government does […]

By Godwin Dunia High Court A Lagos High Court in Badagry, has adjourned the case between a Lagos landlord, Alhaji Lasisi Ayomunoye and the United Bank of Africa (UBA), to January 17, 2018 for judgment.Ayomunoye, who is a property owner had taken UBA to court over a breach of deed of the […]

By Yetunde Ayobami Ojo A Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere has absolved Prince Tajudeen Onikoyi alongside three others of allegation of breach of public peace.The charge was preferred against them by the state Commissioner of Police (CP). Other defendants in the suit are Idowu Johnson, Bolaji Onikoyi and Abari Onikoyi.The […]