THE ANATOMY ACT: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES (1) “Since the enactment of the Anatomy Act, many developments have taken place which necessitates a revision or an amendment. The world has changed so much that aging statutes certainly need to be revisited. It is my view that the law is archaic and needs an overhaul”. INTRODUCTION The examination…

PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES: THE HOPE OF NIGERIA’S TERTIARY EDUCATION (5)  “Congratulations sir, for being a beacon of hope for generation of Nigerian parents who desperately desire a great future for their children without sending them to study abroad”.  In this edition, I will examine the criticism levied by Mr. Laolu Harolds against NUC and Private Universities on…

JUSTICE: LOSS OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE- SEPARATION OF INVESTIGATIVE AND PROSECUTORIAL FUNCTIONS (6) “Both the ICPC and the EFCC have powers not only to investigate but also to prosecute. …if the prosecutor becomes involved in the investigation of a case, then the prosecutor may become committed to a particular line of inquiry and loose objectivity in…

JUSTICE: LOSS OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE – LAWYERS ALONE NOT TO BLAME (4)  “I have referred to all these examples to show the role played by clients themselves in contributing to the malaise affecting our justice delivery system. The win at all costs attitude encourages many to employ all manner of unscrupulous means to achieve their own…

PROPOSED REINTRODUCTION OF TOLL GATES ON FEDERAL ROADS (1) “On a particular occasion, I instructed some of my lawyers to observe the volume of traffic from three points on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway over a 24 hour period. The volume of vehicular traffic observed and the expected revenue from these was mind blowing”. Recently the Federal…

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