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12 views CASE TITLE:  UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA, PLC v. ERIBA JUDE-BELA EJE & ORS (2022) LPELR-57973(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:  1ST JULY, 2022 JUSTICES:  PETER OLABISI IGE, JCA CORDELIA IFEOMA JOMBO-OFO, JCA MUSLIM SULE HASSAN, JCA COURT DIVISION:  MAKURDI PRACTICE AREA:  GOVERNMENT AGENCY- ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION FACTS: Eriba Jude-Bela Eje (1st Respondent) maintained accounts
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has signed into law the Bill to give the legislative and judiciary arms of government financial autonomy. Mohammed, while signing the bills, on Friday, said that the law had repealed the Bauchi State Separation of Account Judiciary Law 2019. “This law will, among other things, ensure that allocation meant to

NBA-SPIDEL Conference 2022: Funmi Adeogun Congratulates Section on Its Successful Event, Wishes Conferees Safe Trip to their Destinations

Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association,NBA, Epe Branch, Funmi Adeogun sends her congratulations to the NBA Section on Public Interest and Development Litigation on the successful conduct of its conference held in Abuja. “I humbly express my congratulations to the NBA-SPIDEL on the successful conduct of its 2022 Conference. The event was unique in

NBA Warri Branch Demands Urgent Rehabilitation of Bad Roads in Delta State

At its General Meeting held on Sunday, the 31st day of July, 2022, the Nigerian Bar Association, Warri Branch took a critical look at the state of our state, Delta State and made the following observations:That the very bad and deplorable state of the Effurun Roundabout, Effurun, is not only worrisome but embarrassing. It has

[READ] Notable Industrial Court Decisions that Made Headlines July 2022

*Industrial Court President, Justice Kanyip Declares 2022 Annual Vacation https://www.nicnadr.gov.ng/news/1418/read-industrial-court-president-justice-kanyip-declares-2022-annual-vacation *Industrial Court orders Covenant University to immediately pay Dr. Daniel N6.2 gratuity, N1m damages https://www.nicnadr.gov.ng/news/1428/industrial-court-orders-covenant-university-to-immediately-pay-dr-daniel-n6-2-gratuity-n1m-damages *In Yenagoa, Industrial Courtdismisses claim against firm forlacking merit https://www.nicnadr.gov.ng/news/1427/in-yenagoa-industrial-court-dismisses-claim-against-firm-for-lacking-merit *Industrial Court orders NEXIM Bankto reinstate Oluwakemi Bankole https://www.nicnadr.gov.ng/news/1426/industrial-court-orders-nexim-bank-to-reinstate-oluwakemi-bankole *Industrial court orders DangoteCement to pay truck driver 800k hospitalbills, 1-year

The Impediments of Seamless Execution of Court Orders in Nigeria — Any Way Out?

By Hon. Justice Benedict Bakwaph KANYIP, PhD, FNIALS, FCTI, FCArbPresident, National Industrial Court of [email protected] Afe Babalola – Enforcement of Judgments (Intec Printers: Ibadan) 2003 at page 1:A party who has successfully obtained a final order or signed judgment against another has only won the first round of the fight. Fidelis Oditah – “Legal Practice

[2022 SPIDEL Conference] Justice Kanyip Raises Concern on Conflicting Interpretations of Sheriffs and Civil Procedure Act on Judgment Enforcement

. The Hon. President of the National Industrial Court, Hon. Justice Benedict Kanyip, Ph.D., FNIALS has maintained that the enforcement of judgments is an important step in any matter brought before a Court for resolution, that where a party has judgment delivered in his favor by the Court, if not enforced, the judgment will be

Address by NBA President, Olumide Akpata at the NBA-SPIDEL Conference 2022

WELCOME REMARKS BY OLUMIDE AKPATA, PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION SECTION ON PUBLIC INTEREST AND DEVELOPMENT LAW (NBA-SPIDEL) TAKING PLACE AT THE NBA HOUSE, FCT ABUJA Protocols Introduction Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2022 Annual Conference of

NBA-SPIDEL Leadership, SPIDEL Conference 2022 and Matters Arising in Re State of NBA and Its Members

Sylvester Udemezue By Sylvester Udemezue In my congratulatory message to respected Monday Ubani (NBA-SPIDEL Chairman) in May 2021, titled, “A Congratulatory Message of Imploration to Indefatigable Monday Ubani on His Election as SPIDEL Chairman” By Sylvester Udemezue. 30 May 2021 (https://loyalnigerianlawyer.com/a-congratulatory-message-of-imploration-to-indefatigable-monday-ubani-on-his-election-as-spidel-chairman/): I had observed as follows:“Wishing you a successful tenure and hoping your leadership, while

Garnishee Proceedings in Nigeria against the Government: The Need for a Quick Passage into Law of the BIL Seeking Deletion of Section 84 of...

5 views By: Hameed Ajibola Jimoh Esq. The issue of delay tactics undertaken by the government, the government’s agencies and the Central Bank of Nigeria to deny a judgment creditor the fruits of his judgment is well known in garnishee proceedings (even in a fundamental rights cases) to such an extent that a number of

NBA-AGC 2022: TCCP Announces N500,000 Pledge from Fashola, SAN to Support Female Football Competition

…says money to be dedicated to female competition winning prize Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has pledged to support the NBA-AGC Female Football Competition with the sum of N500,000. Tobenna Erojikwe, Chairman, NBA Technical Committee on Conference Planning (TCCP), announced this in a statement issued on Wednesday. The male

Atiku, Obi Confirm Presence at NBA 2022 Annual General Conference

Two of the four leading candidates in Nigeria’s 2023 presidential race have confirmed their availability to speak at the forthcoming Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos this month. Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), will be speaking

Of Contempt, Justice and Abuse of Power

27 views By Onikepo Braithwaite Are the reports that I read in the various newspapers about what transpired between our learned colleague, Mr Inibehe Effiong and the Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State, Hon. Justice Ekaette Obot (CJ), an incomplete account of what really happened to land Mr Effiong in prison for a month, for

FOI Counsel Congratulates Tobi Amusan and Hon. Justice Ekaette Obot

Oluwatobiloba Amusan hits the world record of 12.05s giving the country her first ever World Champ gold. She was 11th in Rio 2016, 14th in London 2017, 4th in Doha 2019, 4th in Tokyo in 2021 and 1st in Oregon 2022. Indeed perseverance is not a journey, it is many short trips over and over

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