Solanke charges senior lawyers on pupillage
The first female senior advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke has implored senior lawyers who utilize the services of young lawyers in pupillage to pay them adequately.
Adesina marks 35 years at the bar
Nigerian senior lawyers led by the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mrs Folake Solanke will tomorrow, February 22, gather at MUSON Centre, Lagos to celebrate one of their own, Mr Dele Adesina
Solanke urges young lawyers to imbibe reading culture
The first female senior advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke has urged young lawyers to cultivate the habit of reading veraciously if they must make a success of their careers.
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…
Easy money responsible for Nigeria’s underdevelopment, says El-Rufai
El-Rufai also blamed the parlous security situation in the country on the central policing system and shortage of personnel at the Nigerian Police Force.
Government must give account of recovered loots, says Solanke
The legal luminary who celebrated her 85th birthday yesterday said Nigerians are traumatised and eager to know how recovered funds are spent to correct the belief that such monies end up in private pockets.