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...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief James Ajibola Idowu Ige, SAN

James Ajibola Idowu Adegoke Ige (also known as Bola Ige) 13 September 1930 – 23 December 2001 was born in Zaria. His parents were...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Bamidele Aturu Esq.

Late Bamidele Aturu (October 1964 – July 2014 ) was born on 16 October in Ogbagi Ondo State, Nigeria to the family of Mr and Mrs....

Fallen Legal Heroes: Honourable Justice Kayode Eso, JSC CON CFR

Justice Kayode Eso (September 18, 1925 – November 16, 2012) was born on September 18, 1925 at Ilesa, a city in Osun State, southwestern...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Justice Chukwunweike Chike Idigbe OFR, CON

Honourable Justice Chukwunweike Chike Idigbe OFR, CON (AUG 12, 1923- JULY 31, 1983) was the fourth born of Alexander Ahudinma his father, was a...

Tribute to Justice Mohammed Saifullahi Muntaka-Coomassie (1946-2017)

One of the major news last week in the judiciary was that on the death of Justice Mohammed Saifullahi Muntaka-Coomassie (rtd) on 12 October,...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Ayo Gabriel Irikefe, SAN OFR, CON, GCFR

Chief Ayo Gabriel Irikefe (March 3, 1922 – August 1, 1996) was born to the family of Aduwa and Theresa Irikefe. He was born...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Atanda Fatai Williams, CFR, CON, GCFR

Chief Atanda Fatai Williams, CFR, CON, GCFR (October 1918 - April 2002) was born in Lagos State south western Nigeria, the son of Issa...

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...