Living through crazy times
Reading a bit of Nigerian history recently, something struck me - much of what the country has lived through in the recent past looks a lot worse in retrospect.
‘Nigerian law school has outlived its usefulness’
Life Bencher, Mrs Hairat Aderinsola Balogun (nee Alatishe), is an Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Firm tasks lawyers on integrity, analytical skills
Nigerian law firm, Perchstone and Graeys has charged lawyers who desire to be partners in a law firm to have the spirit of integrity and analytical skills.
Falana accuses NNPC of failing to remit $20.2 billion
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date.
Court nullifies NIA’s claim of disbanding ARCON
Justice Hadiza Shagari of a Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed the suit filed against Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) by the former executives members of Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA).
Social justice cannot be achieved without ethical leadership
The achievement of Social Justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society. This is measured by the distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within a society. Social Justice rooted in values of equality, justice, respect for diversity....
‘Lagos DNA laboratory will impact on criminal trials’
Over the years, Lagos State has remained a pacesetter in the judicial sector in Nigeria, both in infrastructural development and service-delivery. The State is not resting on its oars yet, as it has pledged to embark on many reforms that would help people access Justice and make informed decisions this year.
SAN decries poor welfare of junior legal practitioners
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Paul Usoro has expressed worry over the poor welfare condition of young lawyers in Nigeria.Usoro said the issue of welfare of young lawyers bothers him because it is a critical matter.
Stakeholders partner NBA on patients’ rights, safety
As part of effort to protect patients’ right and ensure their safety, Beyhealth Foundation has partnered with the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) to develop policies in that direction.