NBA-SPIDEL Set to Hold Webinar On Contradictory Ex-Parte Orders

NBA-SPIDEL Set to Hold Webinar On Contradictory Ex-Parte Orders

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The Section of Public Interest and Development Law (SPIDEL) of
the Nigerian Bar Association, has concluded plans to hold a webinar
on the worrisome spate of confusing and contradictory court orders
which have become common in the polity, in recent times.

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In a statement by the SPIDEL Chairman, Monday Ubani said: “The
purpose of the discourse is to examine the resurgence of this often
absurd orders, especially as they are usually obtained outside the
territorial jurisdiction of the legal matters in question.

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“Are there legal and political implications, including
consequences for such bizarre happenings, that is beginning to form
the norm in our legal and political process as a nation?

“What of the legal practitioners who file these processes, with
the knowledge of territorial jurisdiction and fundamental fair
hearing which ex-parte orders deny to the other parties? Have they
not breached our professional ethics?

“If both Bench and Bar are culpable, what are the prescribed and
statutory penal measures available?

“These and more, shall form the fulcrum of the webinar”, he
said.

The webinar will hold on the 14th of September, 2021 at 4pm, and
will be moderated by Professor Paul Ananaba, SAN.

The Section of Public Interest and Development Law (SPIDEL) of
the Nigerian Bar Association, has concluded plans to hold a webinar
on the worrisome spate of confusing and contradictory court orders
which have become common in the polity, in recent times.

image image

In a statement by the SPIDEL Chairman, Monday Ubani said: “The
purpose of the discourse is to examine the resurgence of this often
absurd orders, especially as they are usually obtained outside the
territorial jurisdiction of the legal matters in question.

image

“Are there legal and political implications, including
consequences for such bizarre happenings, that is beginning to form
the norm in our legal and political process as a nation?

“What of the legal practitioners who file these processes, with
the knowledge of territorial jurisdiction and fundamental fair
hearing which ex-parte orders deny to the other parties? Have they
not breached our professional ethics?

“If both Bench and Bar are culpable, what are the prescribed and
statutory penal measures available?

“These and more, shall form the fulcrum of the webinar”, he
said.

The webinar will hold on the 14th of September, 2021 at 4pm, and
will be moderated by Professor Paul Ananaba, SAN.

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