NJI, NCDMB train judges on local content law
The National Judicial Institute (NJI) in collaboration with Juris Law and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) is holding a National workshop for justices of Supreme and Court of Appeal as well as Federal High Court Judges.
The workshop is aimed at training them on the role of the Judiciary in the development of Local Content Law in the Oil and Gas Industry.
The workshop, which holds on March 6, aims at equipping justices and judges across the country with the appropriate philosophy, legal, fiscal and regulatory issues underpinning Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act.
A Principal Partner at the Juris Law Office and visiting Professor, Energy Law and Policy, Niyi Ayoola-Daniels, who spoke on the relevance of the workshop, stated that for Nigerian Oil and Gas lndustry Content Development Act, and the NCDMB operational guidelines to be effectively implemented, Justices and Judges must be properly understood by Nigerian judiciary.
The workshop would be declared open by the Chief Justice of Nigerian (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen while the President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa will also be in attendance.
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