US court Fines Nigerian Blogger $50,00 for Defamation. Judge Theresa Adams of the Baltimore County Circuit Court in the United States has imposed a staggering $50,000 in damages on Funke Ashekun, a US-based Nigerian blogger. The ruling comes in response to a defamation lawsuit filed by the General Overseer of […]

Appeal Court Rules On Pension For Politicians The Court of Appeal has invalidated the practice of granting pension, gratuity, or severance allowance to political office holders, asserting its moral wrongfulness. A three-member panel of the court expressed that allocating substantial public funds for such benefits to politicians, who typically serve […]

Differences Between Fighting and Self Defense By TAKIM ETTA  Introduction There is a thin line dividing fighting and self-defense under the law; the circumstances of each case may determine this. While fighting makes both parties liable under the law, self-defense remains a complete defense, exculpating the accused person from all […]

By Takim Etta Introduction In contemporary Nigerian society, a prevalent issue within the police force is the attitude of forcefully searching for incriminating content, documents, files, and transactions on phones belonging to young boys suspected to be fraudsters (Yahoo Boys). While carrying out their duties, the police and other security […]

ETTA NDIFON TAKIM Introduction It is a general moral code throughout Nigeria that when you find lost money, such money should be returned to the police to avoid moral punishment from God or criminal sanction by the authorities. A person who finds a lost item and keeps it may be […]

Emefiele Leaves Kuje Prison–  Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was liberated from the Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja on December 23, 2023. This release ensued after his legal team successfully perfected his bail. Presiding over the case, Justice Hamza Muazu sanctioned Emefiele’s […]