Kogi CJ warns judicial officers against complaints
The chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajana has warned judicial officers in the State against their penchant for lobbying and complaining over where they are posted.
Lecture on tax law holds today in UNILAG
The Board of Trustees of the Lagos State Professorial Chair in Tax and Fiscal Matters in collaboration with the Department of Commercial and Industrial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, holds its 1st Annual Lecture today.
Legal icon, Folake Solanke, wants two-year paid internship for fresh lawyers
Folake Solanke, Nigeria’s first female senior advocate, wants fresh out of law school lawyers to go through a mandatory two-year paid apprenticeship before they “dive into practice.” Going through this two-year traineeship, according to the 85-year-old senior counsel, will significantly reduce cases of misconduct and use of unprofessional language among lawyers. Mrs Solanke expressed this…
Lagos Chief judge tasks lawyers on ADR
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, has charged lawyers to imbibe Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism as part and parcel of their practice.
‘Biggest corruption in Nigeria is degradation of our foundation’
Definitely, the federal government is not doing anything at all to enhance the unity of Nigeria. Another example is that, gradually the secularity of Nigeria as a state that should be non-committal to any religion is being destroyed.
Court adjourns child custody suit to December 18
A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, has adjourned till December 18 for the hearing of the matrimonial dispute between Mr. Ayodeji Fanawopo and his estranged wife, Ms. Omobolanle Akinruntan over custody of children.
Law digest set to honour lawyers in Africa
Seyi Clement, said Law Digest Africa awards is a brand new concept in recognizing the excellence in the African legal services market.
The Paradise Papers: When are offshore financial centres okay?
On the day the news of the Paradise Papers broke, the BBC aired a documentary showing the investigations its journalists had done since the data leak.
‘Too much arbitration cases leave Africa and that is a huge problem for continent’
Arbitration practice as one of the alternative dispute resolution mechanisms is gradually gaining momentum in Nigeria. This followed sustained advocacy, spearheaded...