Victory for Democracy – Dr Olisa Agbakoba Secures Another Landmark Judgment

Posted on: Jul 14 2014 The Ekiti State High Court today declared unconstitutional, appropriation of judicial funds by State Governors. The Judgment was delivered by Honourable Justice J. O. Adeyeye in a Suit filed by Dr. Olisa Agbakoba for the interpretation of Section 121 of the Constitution. Section 121 of the Constitution guarantees independent funding…

Principles Of Valuation In Arbitration: Lessons From The Arbitration Between 1st City Properties Ltd v. Huawei Technologies

Posted on: Feb 10 2014 By OLUSHOLA ABILOYE The Author is an Associate in the Law Firm of Messers Olisa Agbakoba & Associates and acted as Respondent’s Counsel in the arbitration between First City Properties v. Huawei at the Lagos Multi-door Court House INTRODUCTION: Valuation analysis is a frequent element of commercial disputes and arbitration.Valuation…

Can The National Conference Provide A Legal Basis For A Brand New Constitution?

Posted on: Oct 08 2013 At last, the Sovereign authorities have accepted the need for a National Conference. Civil society in Nigeria has always insisted that only the People of Nigeria can authenticate, legitimize and endorse a Constitution to govern their affairs. Unfortunately, this simple wish was always denied by the colonial, military and even…

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba’s Letter to the Senate President – A Call for a National Conference

Posted on: Sep 26 2013 FORMER President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba has written to the Senate President, Senator David Mark on the importance of convening a Sovereign National Conference, SNC. He also said the conference should be convened by President Goodluck Jonathan. Agbakoba, in a statement, frowned at the refusal…

Agbakoba threatens to sue NASS, AGF over absence of Christian courts

Posted on: Jul 22 2013 Olisa Agbakoba SAN today threatened to sue National Assembly and Attorney General of the Federation over absence of Christian/Ecclesiastical Courts in the Constitution. Mr. Agbakoba believes it is a violation of Section 42 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which prohibits discrimination on account of religion. See letter…

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba’s Letter to the Senate President – A Call for a National Conference

Posted on: Sep 26 2013 FORMER President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba has written to the Senate President, Senator David Mark on the importance of convening a Sovereign National Conference, SNC. He also said the conference should be convened by President Goodluck Jonathan. Agbakoba, in a statement, frowned at the refusal…