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Fallen Legal Heroes: Prof. Tesim Olawale Elias

Elias was born in Lagos. He received his secondary education at the Church Missionary Society Grammar School and Igbobi College in Lagos. After passing...

Muslim Law Student Not Called to Bar for Wearing Hijab

Several online sources are claiming that the lady in this picture Amasa Firdaus a graduate of University of Ilorin was barred from being called...

Beautiful Viola-Nuela Echebima is Best Graduating Student UNN, NLS

Beautiful Viola-Nuela Echebima  graduated with first class from both UNN and the Nigerian Law school. She is also best Graduating Law Student UNN 2016 and...

Corruption- A Quagmire in Nigeria – Ezieme Iheoma

Corruption is a problem that confronts all countries of the world. The only difference is that the prevalence, gravity and persistence of the corruption...

Lawyers and the Fight Against Corrupt Practices – Bayo Akinlade, Esq

My secretary said to me after she returned from filing a matter in Court; “Everyone I met in the process of filing insisted I...

NBA 2018 General Elections – MAO and the Unnecessary Exposures

"These debts which were owed contractors at the commencement of AB Mahmoud administration have not been paid despite huge receipts from Annual Practicing Fees...

Lawyers’ “Unethical Erections” to Nganjiwa V FRN

The Court of Appeal on Monday, 11th December, 2017 delivered a landmark Judgment in the celebrated case of Honourable Justice Hyeladzira Anita Nganjiwa V....

Now That You Are Called To Bar, What Next?

Let me quickly say that I am not a "Bar Man" (don't worry, as you settle down in the profession, you would know what...

Thai Drug Lord Sentenced to Life, Son to Death

A Thai Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced a local drug lord to life imprisonment and his son to death for selling 20 kilogrammes of...

Lawyer Dies 4 Days After Sharing Seeming Premonition of Her Death

Young and beautiful Imo State graduate of law, Roseline Udoh died of an alleged heart attach on  shared a post on Sunday, 10th December,...

“Musing” on My Lord, Honourable Justice M.B. Idris

May I introduce you to a rare Jurist, a Judge per excellence, the darling of advocates and litigators alike, a quintessential legal luminary and...

Be More Responsive to Resolution Of Consumer Complaints, CPC Urges businesses

The Director General of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has insisted that businesses in the country must be responsive to consumer grievances...

Public Hearing on NGO Regulatory Commission Bill to Hold 13, 14...

The House Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners has announced the13th and 14th December 2017 as the date for a public hearing on the NGO...

NBA, GIZ Police Programme Africa to Explore Avenues of Mutual Collaboration

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), A. B. Mahmoud OON, SAN, yesterday met with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Police Programme...

EFCC to Arraign Dismissed Judge, Mohammed Yinusa Wednesday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Mohammed Yinusa before a...

Call-to-Bar Ceremony – 2017 Call Records Highest First Class in History

The Nigerian Law School on Tuesday said 29 out of the 4,294 candidates called to the Nigerian Bar bagged First Class after the August...

ALDIN Appeals to Nigerian Law School to Provide Sign Language Interpreter...

The Association of Lawyers Living with Disability in Nigeria (ALDIN ) has appealed to the Nigerian Law School to provide Sign Language Interpreter for...

Yuletide: Lawyers Charge Fashola, IGP on ‘Travellers’ Safety’

Lawyers under the aegis of the ‘Otu Oka Iwu’ (Law Society) have asked the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN)...

Biggest Challenge Facing the Judiciary – Agbakoba SAN

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN has said the biggest challenge facing...

SARS; a Partially Illegal Squad, Military Legacy – Falana SAN

Human Right Activist and Lagos based lawyer, Femi Falana has said that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a legacy of the military government...

[Download] A’ Court Judgment Quashing the Charges against Justice Nganjiwa

The Appeal Court recently held that the  EFCC lacks jurisdiction to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such judicial officers have first...

Overview of Administration of Criminal Justice Law Lagos -Stephen Obajaja

Introduction Lagos State first introduced the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2007 and the Law was reenacted in 2011 (ACJL) to govern criminal proceedings in...

Access to Justice Reacts to Court of Appeal Judgment in NGANJUWA...

“We have just read about the decision of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal (read by Hon. Justice Obaseki Adejumo) The summary...

It’s Difficult for Nigerian Univarsities to be world-Class –Afe Babalola SAN

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Afe Babalola (SAN), has said various challenges facing the establishment and running...

Filing a Matter in Court: A Sprint or a Marathon –...

A few months back, I gave a step by step guide to filing a matter in the High Courts of Lagos State. I concluded...

Show Your Score Card! Mazi Afam Osigwe Responds to A.B Mahmoud...

The immediate past Secretary General of the NBA Mazi Afam Osigwe has reacted to a publication attributed to the President of the Nigerian Bar Association...

“Lack of Fund, Inherited High Debt Profile” Responsible for Non-Payment of...

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA, Mr AB Mahmoud SAN has blamed his administration’s inability to pay monies due to  branches of...

Oby Nwankwo; Lawyer and Gender Right Activist is Dead

Mrs. Oby Nwankwo, lawyer and gender rights activist, and Nigeria’s elected  representative to the  United Nations’ Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of...

FIDA Ekiti Celebrates Christmas with Children at Mosadoluwa Children Care Center

The children at Mosadoluwa Children Care Center Basiri Ado Ekiti had cause to dance make merry eat food chocolates sweets biscuits and drink to...

The EFCC Lacks Powers to Investigate or Prosecute a Serving Judicial...

The Court of Appeal on Monday, December 11, 2017 delivered a well researched judgment, anchored on the principle of separation of powers between the...