A lamentation in honour of Barrister Emmanuel Abiodun
I thank the Hon. Justice M.L. Abimbola, the Chief Judge of Oyo State for the gracious invitation extended to me to attend and deliver a Speech at this sad Memorial Special Court Session in honour of our beloved learned friend — Mr. Emmanuel Abiodun Esq. He passed away most tragically on Wednesday December 23, 2020.…
Young lawyers charged to imbibe integrity, hardwork
Nigeria’s first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Mr Layi Babatunde (SAN) and many others have admonished young lawyers to imbibe the virtue of integrity and hardwork in their practices.
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
Lawyer urges ICAN to lead campaign against dirty naira notes
A female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Folake Solanke has asked the Society of Women Accountant of Nigeria (SWAN) to lead a campaign against dirty Naira notes.
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…
Solanke, first female SAN, makes living legends’ portraiture
A not-for-profit visual documenting initiative, Living Legend, has announced Chief Folake Solanke (SAN), as its 7th icon.
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.