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My Grouse: When Would Lawyers Begin to Mind Their Business?

One day a news broke with the heading “Bill Seeking to Repeal the LPA has Passed Second Reading” The news went viral. One lawyer,...

[Highlights III] FIDA 2017 Intl. Convention (FIDACON) – Photos

Day 3 of The Grand Bahamas Experience : Revd Marie Roach-Hepburn opened the sessions with the topic "Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Religion "...

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in Computer Software: Copyright or Patent

Copyright is a protection granted to original literary, musical and artistic works, cinematographic films, sound recordings and broadcasts. It affords the owner of any...

Oga Lawyer Series: Abeg Wetin Be the Indoor Management Rule of...

Good day my country Piple and I welcome una to anoda week of our Oga Lawya series. Some weeks wen don waka pass, me and...

Attaching Stamp And Seal Payment Receipt Does Not Make A Process...

Supreme Court on Oct 28, 2017 in a judgment delivered in Appeal No. SC/722/15 All Progressives Congress (APC) V. General Bello Sarkin Yaki, the...

Can Banks Challenge Court Orders Issued against Account Holders’ Funds?

I understand that the Nigeria commercial banks have now filed an application, seeking to set aside the Interim Forfeiture Order, against the funds in...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Fred Agbaje BL, LL.M. M.PHIL

Fred Agbaje Bl, Ll.M. M.Phil (May 22, 1959- November 26, 2016) was born in Ikare, now Ondo State.  He is from Akoko Edo In Edo...

Illegal Detention: Court Orders Nigeria Police Chief, 2 Others to Pay...

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Commissioner of Police and Peace Ibekwe-Abdullah to pay Ujunwa Udeani the sum...

Four Arraigned Over Ozubulu Church Killings

Four suspects were, on Thursday, arraigned before an Anambra State Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state, over their...

Kwara Chief Judge Pardons 16 Prisoners

The Kwara state Chief Judge, Justice Sulyman Kawu Thursday granted pardon to 16 prisons inmates Ilorin. Speaking after a visit to the Nigeria Prisons Service...

[Photos] Lagos State Multi-Door Courthouse 1st ADR Roundtable

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Honourable Justice Opeyemi Oke and members of the bar and bench at the  1st ADR Roundtable at The Foyer, High...

Kaduna Govt Partnered NIALS to Train Lawyers in the State

Kaduna State Government has partnered the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies to train its lawyers as part of the state ongoing judicial reforms...

88-Year-old Man seeks Divorce from 55-Year-old Wife over Infidelity

An 88-year-old man, Gbeminiyi Adeyiga, on Thursday pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 30-year marriage over his wife’s alleged...

[Highlights II] FIDA 2017 Intl. Convention (FIDACON)

Opening Ceremony The opening ceremony which took place at the Grand Lucayan Resort Freeport, in the Bahamas. This commenced with a flag parade of countries...

Utilise the Potentials In Aviation, Lawyers Advised

Stakeholders have advised legal professionals to abridge the gaps in the aviation sector, by taking more interest in the aviation industry. This was disclosed...

Senate to Cooperate with NBA to Ensure Easy Passage of Bills

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has pledged the cooperation of the Senate with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ensure easy passage of...

[Highlights] NBA at the IBA Regional Conference, Ghana 2017

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), A. B. Mahmoud, OON, SAN and the General Secretary, Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju and other representatives...

No 48-hour Demolition Notice Served on Banire’s Mum – Lagos State

Lagos state government has issued a statement denying claims by Dr. Muiz Banire SAN that Lagos State has plans to demolish his mother’s house...

Leadership: Bridging the Gap Between Expectation and Performance-Christopher Kolade

Dr Christopher Kolade, former Nigerian High Commission to the United Kingdom delivered a speech on Leadership at the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria’s...

ICPC Quizzes Ex-Kano High Court Judge for ‘Conspiracy, Cheating, Forgery’

A former Kano State High Court Judge, Hon. Justice Kabiru Mamman Auta has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences...

Court Varies the Orders Freezing Accounts Without BVN

A Federal High Court in Abuja Wednesday modified the order it made on October 17 this year for interim freezing of bank accounts who...

The Poverty Laden Road to Call to Bar – Kayode Olaosebikan

Kayode Olaosebikan is celebrating his ten years of call to the Nigerian Bar. The story behind his journey to the legal profession is inspiring. Read...

How We’ll Domesticate ACJA in 28 States – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has explained that it will use advocacy and technical support to domesticate the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA)...

Judge Threatens to Send Away Registrars who Issued Warrant Behind Her...

Justice Sybil Nwaka of a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, Lagos Island has threatened to send two of her registrars simply named Tayo...

Forced Eviction Report: Amnesty’s Claims Inaccurate, Exaggerated – LASG

The Lagos state Government has issued a statement faulting the report by the Amnesty International on the Otodogbame forced eviction. The statement reads: The Lagos...

[Highlights] As FIDA 2017 Intl. Convention (FIDACON) Begins Today in Bahamas

The 36th Triennial Federacion Internacional de Abogadas (International Federation of Female Lawyers FIDA) International Convention (#FIDACON2017) began today 14th November 2017 at the Convention Centre of...

A.G Lagos’ Address at the Commissioning of the Badagry Court Complex

Lagos Attorney General, Adeniji Kazeem’s Welcome Address at the Commissioning of the Combined High Court and Magistrate Court Complex; The Olusola Thomas Court House,...

Lagos Judiciary to Unveil its Commitment Statement Banner Tomorrow

As part of the efforts of the new Chief Justice of Lagos State Opeyemi Oke's to revive the Lagos State Judiciary, the 'Commitment Statements...

Delta Sate 2017/2018 New Legal Year – Okowa Charges Judiciary on...

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged the Judiciary to speed up the process of justice delivery. Governor Okowa made the call...

[Photos] NICN’s Ag. CR, Leads Inspection of Ongoing ‘State-of-the-Art’ Industrial...

Acting Chief Registrar of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Mr. Olurotimi Williams Daudu led other top principal officials of the National Industrial Court on an inspection...