Group worried about low rating of corporate governance
The Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN) has expressed worries over the low rating system of corporate governance in the country. Director of SCGN, Prof Fabian Ajogwu, who spoke at the closing bell ringing ceremony at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, in Lagos....
SANs hold lecture on role in administration of justice June 28
Spurred by the need to educate members on the pivotal role they play in the administration of justice and the sense of higher duty placed on them, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has embarked on an innovative strategies to ensure that new laws are developed and properly applied in the interest of the society
Chinese firm loses bid to stop trial on $12b missing crude oil
Justice Rilwan Aikawa Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos has struck out the preliminary objection filed by China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited against the Federal Government in a $12b missing crude oil suit.
Arbitrators’ Investiture, awards ceremony hold in Lagos today
The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICArb) has concluded plans to hold its annual investiture and awards ceremony for the conferment of fellowships...
Ajogwu, Castellote’s book comes handy for art collectors
With Nigeria lagging behind in the global art space, which contributes over $40 billion yearly, the launch Collecting Art: A Handbook, co-authored by two art enthusiasts, Fabian Ajogwu and Jess Castellote....
Experts provide succour for art collectors in new book
Poised to help artists raise their game and collectors to be discerning in art collection, two art enthusiasts and authors, Professor Fabian Ajogwu and Spanish-Nigerian, Jess Castellote, will present an art book on Friday titled, Collecting Art: A Handbook, to the public in Lagos.
Procedural approach to justice administration contributing to delays in justice delivery, says Ajogwu
I think a major impediment to commercial law practice in Nigeria is the problem of multiplicity of required permits and approvals, delays and bureaucratic obstacles at regulatory bodies like the Corporate Affairs Commission and NIMASA.
Lawyers decry decline in reading culture
Also the chairman of the event and former Chief Judge of Lagos, Ayotunde Phillips described the author as “very distinguished and very learned”, who has expanded the frontier of legal learning by his books and persuasiveness.
‘Law making should not be a full-time work’
I think that living in a plural society such as Nigeria where opinions are different and often driven by ethnic leanings or geographical locations, we do have to be mindful that people often get suspicious of the differences.