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Girard Gibbs Quoted in Nigerian Newspaper Article on ICJ Land Dispute Ruling


As published on Girard Gibbs’ website today, Special Counsel and international arbitration lawyerEric Z. Chang was quoted at length in a recent news article entitled “Bakassi: Why ICJ will reject Nigeria’s appeal –US counsel,” which appeared in the National Mirror, a Nigerian daily newspaper.  The article discussed Nigeria’s recent decision not to request a revision of a 2002 Judgment by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which settled a land dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon in the latter’s favor.  Mr. Chang commented on ICJ procedure, including the final nature of ICJ judgments and the very narrow grounds available to Nigeria for a revision of the 2002 judgment based on newly available evidence.

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