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CCT trial: FG, Saraki lawyers engage in shouting match

CCT trial: FG, Saraki lawyers engage in shouting match

By Kayode Adeoti As the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki continues, there was a mild drama at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja on Wednesday, as Paul Erokoro (SAN) counsel to the Senate President, engaged the prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, in a shouting bout over a self-confessed attempt by the defense […]

Law supports wearing of uniform by enforcers

Law supports wearing of uniform by enforcers

In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN) Barr. Kolawole Kehinde Eleja speaks on various issues ranging from the operation of the Nigeria court to the brouhaha between the Senate and Customs Controller-General among other sundry issues. Excerpts: What will you say to the insinuation that the court has been hijacked […]

Day client betrayed me – Ismail

Day client betrayed me – Ismail

Since he was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008, Ilorin-based jurist, Abdulraheem Ismail has carved a niche for himself among his colleagues in the legal profession. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, the 2005 alumni of University of Ilorin, Kwara State, speaks on his most theatrical day in court. It was a day I’d […]

 Humiliated by magistrate, senior colleague, yet won on 1st court appearance – Gold

 Humiliated by magistrate, senior colleague, yet won on 1st court appearance – Gold

The lead counsel of Bola Rasaq & Co. is an alumni of Usman Dafodio University, Sokoto. After he was called to the Nigeria bar, 1999, he had brief stint with Iyiola Oyedepo law firm before he established his, in Nov 2002. In this interview, the Ilorin-based jurist, Bola Gold who has carved a unique forte […]

Court remands for alleged criminal charm on student

Court remands for alleged criminal charm on student

An Ilorin Magistrate Court has remanded one Abdulaziz Jamiu of Oke-Awo Compound, Okeya in Ifelodun Local Government in prison. The suspect, Abdulaziz Jamiu was alleged of using charm in an attempt to have canal knowledge of a minor Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) student in one of the Tertiary Institutions in the state, the offense […]

Day I wished ground swallowed me up

Day I wished ground swallowed me up

The Ilorin-based legal practitioner, also lecturer of Unilorin, Kwara State, Dr. Ahmad Hussein Folorunsho, who after his call to the Nigeria bar in 2001 proceeded to Malasia to obtain Masters certificate in Comparative Law and Ph.D in 2010 and 2015 respectively. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, he speaks on his most notable sundry experience […]

CCT: Saraki’s trial resumes today

CCT: Saraki’s trial resumes today

By Kayode Adeoti The ongoing trial of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will again commence on Thursday (today). The senate president is facing a 13-count-charge bordering on false asset declaration and money laundering. At the last adjourned date, the case was stalled following absence of the prosecuting […]

Our Judiciary is sick – Bayeshea

Our Judiciary is sick – Bayeshea

By Kayode Adeoti Sir, what is your perception towards some SANs in the country who were currently facing corruption charges We all know that Nigeria has vase resources which are in the hands of the few who are siphoning it every day. Some people must rise up to action to fight the menace. After going […]

Controversy trails proposed KWASU site in Osi

Controversy trails proposed KWASU site in Osi

…as community leaders head to court Kwara state Governor, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Kwara state University and the traditional monarch of Osi has been summoned to court over the proposed site for the Kwara state University. The suit will be coming up for hearing on the 9th March, 2017 before Hon Justice T.S Umar […]

When I made senior lawyer shivers, speechless in Court

When I made senior lawyer shivers, speechless in Court

The lead counsel of Y.Y Ajibade & Co, Adeyinka Yakub had his tutelage with the former Ilorin NBA chairman, R.O Balogun, he also had a brief stint with Lasun Sanusi & Co (SAN) in Ibadan, 2013, after he was called to bar in 2010. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI he shares his most theatrical […]