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June 2020

June 2020

Summary and Analysis of Practice Directions Issued by the Federal High Court and the High Court of Lagos State on Covid-19

11:57 23 June in Covid-19, Federal High Court, High Court of Lagos state, Law

The recent outbreak of Covid-19 in Nigeria led to an initial suspension of court hearings by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) following the recommendation of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)[1]. The suspension, as expected was extended in reliance on the government declared lockdown[2] which...


Summary of The Covid 19 Policy Guidelines Issued by The National Judicial Council and The Covid-19 Practice Directions Issued for The Magistrate Court in Lagos

14:03 15 June in Covid-19, Law

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the reality of a world system that has been forever changed in its wake. The Nigerian Judiciary has been most affected by the pandemic which has occasioned the shutdown of Nigerian courts. On May 7, 2020, the Chief Justice of...