Feb 1st, 2013
BY Justine John DYIKUK A cursory look at the massive outrage that greeted the country following the judgement to wit ‘two (2) years imprisonment or an option of $1500 fine’ (the equivalent of N750,000) delivered by Justice Talba Abubakar on Tuesday 29, January 2013 in the widely celebrated pension fu...
Jan 31st, 2013
by Okoi Ofem Obono Obla Today I fortuitously appeared before Honourable Justice Abubukar Talba presiding over in Court No. 13 of the High Court of Justice of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Honourable Justice Talba is in the midst of a huge controversy and national out cry over a judgment he ...
Mar 8th, 2012
Helplessness and hope in using the law to combat violence against women Osai Ojigho It is necessary to implement legislation to address violence against women in Africa. Yet women must tread the fine line between cultural expectations and legal systems that often deny them justice. Violence against w...
Dec 17th, 2010
TORONTO – Ontario’s highest court has rejected arguments that the definition of “terrorist activity” in the Criminal Code is unconstitutional. In a decision released today in the cases of convicted terrorist Momin Khawaja and two men facing extradition, the Court of Appeal for...