4 days ago
A 91-year-old Professor of Law, Ajagbe Toriola Oyewo, was yesterday, named among 72 lawyers who got the new Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank.
The 2021 “Global Leaders in law award as legislative drafting lawyer” recipient, Dr. Tonye Clinton Jaja has said that the honour means more to him than the SAN award,
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC), Tanko Muhammad, has restored Beuolisa Nwofor’s Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title.
Hussaini Zakariyau is the youngest of the 72 lawyers, which the, conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee
13 Dec 2020
When I received the invitation to review the 2-Volume book, Two Decades Of Forensic Advocacy At The Inner Bar, A Festschrift In Honour Of Yusuf Ali, SAN,” published by Bookcraft (2020) and edited by Prof. Wahab Egbewole et al, I instinctively and enthusiastically responded ‘yes.’
30 Jun 2020
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has denied having any cloned account with hidden $1billion, describing the allegation as baseless. A petitioner, John Okpurhe, had earlier petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami....
30 Jun 2020
Human right organisations, including Access to Justice (A2J) has called on the Nigerian Judiciary to put more effort so as to eradicate the use of torture in the judicial system by holding accountable those who perpetrate it.
20 Dec 2019
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos yesterday dismissed the appeal by a former senior advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Nwobike, to quash his conviction to one-month imprisonment
15 Oct 2019
Eminent scholars have advocated the institution of legal history in Nigeria.
7 Sep 2019
Out of over 350 Senior Advocate Of Nigeria (SAN), only about 22 of us are women. The first woman to become SAN was Chief Folake Sholanke in 1981 long after we have had several men as SAN.
12 Jul 2019
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday swore in, Mr. Ahmad El-Marzuq, the re-appointed Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice for the state.
11 Dec 2018
Chief George Uwechue was born in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha-South Local Council Area of Delta State on November 30, 1938. He was educated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK) where he bagged his LLB (second-class honours) in 1965. At the completion of his law programme, he returned to Nigeria and enrolled at the Nigeria Law School…