To achieve justice, the Courts should pay more attention to Maxims of Equity.
Alao Aka-Basorun is arguably, the NBA’s most effective President.
We are hoping to have as leaders those who believe that the Bar Association is more than just a professional association, those who realise that the whole country is looking up to the NBA to ensure that the country does the right things.
At the end of the day, the matter is not just about lawyers but about the people who will find it difficult to have access to justice because of the fees.
I think it is high time we assigned time within which categories of cases must be concluded, as if such thing can work in election petition cases, why not in the other categories of cases?
Priority ranking under the BOFIA is to the effect that depositors must have priority over the other secured /unsecured creditors. This issue was what led to the case of First Bank of Nigeria PLC V. Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation.
There is absolutely no basis for treating government bank accounts any differently from bank accounts of every other juristic personality or customers.
Fair hearing requires the consideration of the entire materials presented by the parties.
The EFCC has an inherent duty to scrutinise all complaints that it receives carefully, no matter how carefully crafted.
We should have a home grown system of government, derived from the culture of the people. Democracy is better suited for a mono-cultural environment.