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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fallen Legal Heroes: Hon. Justice Sir Egbert Udo Udoma

Sir Egbert Udo Udoma (21 June 1917 – 2 February 1998) was born in Ete, Ikot Abasi, a town on the right bank of...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Sir Louis Mbanefo (the Lord Chief Justice of Biafra)

  Sir Louis Nwachukwu Mbanefo (13 May 1911 – 28 March 1977) is the first lawyer from the East of Nigeria. He was born in...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Chike Ofodile SAN, OFR

Chief Ofodile SAN, OFR (1921- 2014) was born on November 20, 1921, in Onitsha, Anambra State. He attended Immanuel Church Infant School, St. Mary’s Primary...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Justice Mohammed Bello CON, GCON

Justice Mohammed Bello CON GCON (1930-2004) was the first Northern Chief Justice of Nigeria. He was an eminent jurist who tried to protect the...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Justice Samuel Olumuyiwa Jibowu

Justice Samuel Olumuyiwa Jibowu (August 26, 1899 – June 1, 1959) was a Nigerian jurist who was the first African to serve on the...
Fallen heroes - GOK

Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief GOK Ajayi SAN

Chief Godwin Olusegun kolawole Ajayi SAN (May 29, 1931 –March 31 2014) popularly known as Chief GOK Ajayi SAN began his journey to stardom at...
Sofola

Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief Kehinde Sofola, QC, SAN

Chief Kehinde Sofola, QC, SAN, MON, CON (March 1924 – April 2007) Chief Kehinde Sofola, QC, SAN, MON, CON (March 1924 – April 2007) was...

Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief Tanimoshe Bankole Oki SAN

Chief Tanimoshe Bankole Oki (1919 - 2010) Bankole Oki was born in Agege, Lagos when the community was still a farming village. His father, Abibu...

Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief Remilekun Adetokunbo Fani-Kayode

Chief Remilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode (Fani-Power), Q.C., S.A.N, C.O.N (1921-1995) Chief Remilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode, Q.C., S.A.N, C.O.N (1921-1995) was a leading Nigerian nationalist, elder-statesman, lawyer and...

Fallen Legal Heroes – Sir Adetokunbo Ademola

'In humility I came, in humility I left. I judged only as I saw just.' Sir Adetokunbo Adegboyega Ademola, KBE, GCON, PC, SAN (1 February...