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Woman loses right to manage husband’s estate for contracting wrong marriage

By Ibe Uwaleke. Ignorance of the law, they say, is not an excuse to fall on the wrong side of it. Our lives are guided by law which helps us to reap full benefits of our day to day activities in our environment and in our relationships with our fellow human beings. If we fail to take advantage of its gains to plan our lives, particularly in marriages, one will regret the dire consequences of such neglect. So the…

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Supreme Court affirms staff’s retirement for failure to comply with company’s rules

By Ibe Uwaleke. If a baby bites its mother’s nipples while being fed with the breast milk, the mother may either beat the baby and temporarily stop it from sucking her breast or pull her nipples from its mouth to force the child to cry. If the baby continues to do this often and the mother continues to feel the pains, she may decide to squeeze the breast milk into a feeding bottle to feed the child in order…

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NBA elections 2020: Adegboruwa endorses all presidential candidates

A senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and human rights activist, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has technically endorsed all the three candidates contesting the NBA presidential election slated for the next 72 hours through electronic voting. In a letter he wrote to the voting public of lawyers through the social media, he praised the sterling qualities of each one of them and concluded that anyone can lead the Bar if given the opportunity at the election. Here is his submission in…

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TENSION AS KEYSTONE BANK, 9MOBILE ACQUISITION BY AMCON MD’S FATHER-IN-LAW UNSETTLES SHAREHOLDERS

Following the controversy generated by the leading opposition party, the People’s Democratic party, PDP, over the alleged acquisition of Keystone Bank and Etisalat (now 9Mobile) by late Alhaji Isa Funtua, the father-in-law of the CEO of Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, Ahmed Kuru, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have ordered probe into the alleged fraud.A highly placed source at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said that the President was thoroughly embarrassed with…

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Ex-Ogun CJ dies at 85

The former Chief judge of Ogun State, Hon. Justice Isaac Babatunde Delano died in the morning of the 23rd of July 2020 at the age of 85 years. Justice Babatunde Delano was born on the 1st of June 1935 to the prestigious Delano family. His father Isaac Oluwole Delano was a prominent lecturer, writer and politician. Justice Delano had his early education at Abeokuta Grammar School and from there proceeded to the University of London. He was called to…

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Bello Adoke’s detention is unnecessary, says Ozekhome

Former Federal Attorney General, (FAG), Adoke, SAN. By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. As the former minister of Justice and Federal Attorney General (FAG), Mohammed Adoke, SAN, begins a 14-day detention today at the facility of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja, as ordered by an Abuja High Court, over his alleged involvement with the Malabu oil scam of over $1.1 billion, his lawyer, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Mike Ozekhome,…

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Diezani, others’, criminal charges not yet over, says EFCC

Ex-petroleum minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke. By our Correspondent. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a statement disclaiming the purported report that is making the rounds that it has dropped all criminal charges against the former minister of petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke and others indicted for money laundering. In a statement released today, November 27, 2019, and signed by its head of media and publicity, Wilson Uwajeren,, the agency said: “The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,…

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EFCC witness exonerates Akingbola, says defunct Intercontinental Bank’s loans followed due process

Ex- Intercontinental Banks’s MD/CEO, Dr. Akingbola By Ibeawuchi Ambs Uwaleke A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Modupe Idowu Ajayi, today, told a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, in the trial of the former CEO of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola, that all loans approved by the bank, followed due process because they went through a full Management Credit Committee (MCC) screening and approval, comprising the executive and non executive directors who were…

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