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9 Sep 2019
The FCT High Court on Monday resumed regular Court activities marking the end of the annual vacation. The vacation which began on July 8 and ended on Friday, Sept.6, was announced via a circular and signed by the Chief Judge of FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello.
27 Aug 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on lawyers to continue to protect the rule of law while delivering their services to the nation. Buhari made this call yesterday at the opening of the 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) themed ‘Facing the Future’.
31 Jul 2019
Some senior Nigerian lawyers have criticised the threat by the National Assembly to take over proceedings in the Edo State House of Assembly if the governor refuses to make another proclamation to inaugurate the Assembly afresh. Governor Godwin Obaseki had earlier inaugurated the Assembly with 12 of the 24-member lawmakers absent.
4 Jun 2019
The chairman of the 2019 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch annual law week planning Committee, Mr. Tola Oshobi (SAN) has assured prospective participants that the technical sessions have been fashioned to add immense value to every lawyer’s practice. 
8 Apr 2019
Not less than 50 senior lawyers in Bauchi State have offered free legal services to defend the governor-elect, Bala Mohammed of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the tribunal. Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC) made this known in a statement signed by the chief convener, Shipi Rabo, and secretary, Musa Abdullahi, in Bauchi yesterday.…
2 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has launched the Banking & Finance Academy - a programme designed to help young lawyers hone their skills and expertise in the field of banking and finance. The event, which was organised in partnership with International Lawyers For Africa (ILFA), was according to the NBA-SBL Chairman,…
24 Mar 2019
In Mark 11:1-3, the Bible says the Ass was ordained to carry Jesus, but was tied down in the village, so that no man could sit on it. So are some people today, who are physically active, but there is no result for their labour because they are tied down in the village by the…
28 Aug 2018
Mr. Ope Olugasa, Managing Director, Grace Infotech, owners of LawPavilion Business Solutions, Nigeria’s foremost legal technologies company in this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE pledges to release the first Artificial Intelligence Legal Assistant software at the NBA conference. We have known LawPavilion to have a penchant for spearheading innovations in the legal technologies industry in Nigeria.…
3 Jul 2018
Justice Research Institute (JRI), has called on lawyers to promote rule of law, access to justice and social justice through the use of pro-bono services for indigent Nigerians. JRI executive director, Ikem Isiekwena made the call in a keynote speech and presentation on “Closing the Justice Gap” at the start-up meeting on the fight against…
27 Mar 2018
I will first like to make reference to Mr. Christopher Alexander Sapara Williams, the first indigenous Nigerian lawyer, called to the English Bar on November 17, 1879. He defined the appropriate role of lawyers in these golden words: “The legal practitioner lives for the direction of his people and the advancement of the cause of…
15 Mar 2018
To equip young lawyers with vital information and resources that can acquaint them with entrepreneurial skills, a Lagos- based firm, GreySage Consulting, is set to commence embark on training of young lawyers. The project termed, ‘Do-It-Yourself approach to career development’, the firm said, is aimed at creating a prosperous and fulfilling work life.    The…
13 Feb 2018
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and professor of law, University of Lagos, Wole Smith has urged lawyers and procurement officers in the country to develop laws that would govern contracts in their areas of specialization.    According to him, it is safer for the procurement officers to have their own laws.    His words: “The…

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