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MARITIME LABOUR, ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION AND THE CONSTITUTION.

07:26 29 November in Admiralty Jurisdiction, Law, Maritime, Maritime Labour, The Constitution by Femi Atoyebi

INTRODUCTION  This paper seeks to highlight the disturbing jurisdictional conflict between Section 251 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended)[1] (“the Constitution”) and Section 254C  of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Third Alteration Act[2] (the “Third Alteration Act”)...

AN OVERVIEW OF THE LAW OF SUCCESSION IN NIGERIA

12:04 15 November in Law, Law of Succession by Femi Atoyebi

What is Succession?  Succession is the proper passing of power, assets, or other property and/or chattels from one party to another. Legal documents govern Succession with regards to the assets of estates when an individual dies.   The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines Succession in the context of the instant subject to mean the act of taking over an official position or title.  Succession...

MARITIME CLAIMS IN NIGERIA

12:48 27 September in Law, Maritime by Femi Atoyebi

INTRODUCTION Maritime law in Nigeria simply comprises of a body of laws and rules of procedure that regulates the business of transportation of goods and passengers by water, use of marine resources, commerce, and navigation. The applicable laws that govern maritime practices include but not limited...

THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE INDEFINITE SUSPENSION OF TWITTER BY THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT

10:42 22 June in Law, twitterban by Femi Atoyebi

INTRODUCTION On Friday, 4th June 2021, the Nigerian Federal Government via the Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Culture (@FMICNigeria) “suspended indefinitely” the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. It must be stated that this “indefinite suspension” followed the deletion...

A Review of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) Practice Directions and Guidelines for Court Sittings 2020.

15:36 09 July in Covid-19, Law, National Industrial Court of Nigeria by Femi Atoyebi

As a preventive measure against further spread of the dreaded novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), the National Judicial Council (NJC) issued some Guidelines for Court Sittings and Related Matters in the Covid-19 Period. Pursuant to the said guidelines, the Chairman of the NJC and Chief Justice of Nigeria...

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 by Femi Atoyebi

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...