Alternative Dispute Resolution in Nigeria: New Frontiers in Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Nigeria is not a new field. Without doubt, disputes are invariable and recurring decimal in human and commercial interactions. Thus, the need for effective dispute resolution mechanisms to be adequately put in place arises. Traditionally, Litigation and Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms have been identified as the major means of resolving disputes. …

OAL Names New Managing Partner, Admits 3 Substantive Partners

Olisa Agbakoba Legal(OAL) announced that Bisi Akodu has been appointed Managing Partner. Bisi succeeds Priscilla Ogwemoh, who stepped down as Managing Partner after serving with distinction in that capacity for over 20 years. The Firm also elevated Associate Partners, Babatunde Ogungbamila, Victor Akazue Nwakasi and Adebola Sobowale as Substantive Partners with effect from February 1,…

Cryptocurrency and Government Regulation in Nigeria

First Published in by Bisi Akodu (Mrs.), February 2019 Cryptocurrency in Nigeria is one of the major offshoots of the Technology wave that has changed the Nigerian business landscape. Technology has since, the last century seen a high permeation in all sectors of the global economy. To be seen as a cutting edge solution provider,…

Code of Conduct Tribunal: Examining its Place in the Nigerian Judicial Hierarchy

The Code of Conduct Tribunal today issued a warrant of arrest for Justice Walter Onnoghen, the estranged Chief Justice of the Federation. This has raised a lot of questions as to the place of the Tribunal in the Judicial Hierarchy. In every society, the courts play a pivotal role in the organization and maintenance of law…

The Impact of Constitutional Alterations on the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court: Supreme Court’s Observation in Shittu Vs. PAN LTD Revisited.

The Supreme Court, like other courts in the land, is a creation of the Constitution. It has its jurisdiction specified and governed by the provisions of the Constitution. By virtue of the 1999 Constitution, the Supreme Court is vested with both original and appellate jurisdictions.