Nigeria requires genuine restructuring, says Olanipekun
A renowned lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun, has said that the EndSARS protest was an indication that the nation needs a genuine restructuring.
COVID-19: Nigeria must embrace e-learning now – Olanipekun
Chief Wole Olanipekun, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said that Nigeria must embrace e-learning for educational development amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Olanipekun, Ugwummadu pay tribute to Richard Akinjide
Eminent legal luminaries have continued to pay tribute to the late legal colossus, Richard Akinjide (SAN). Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) described Akinjide as a prodigious and courageous lawyer.
Lagos begins round two of emergency food response distribution
Followingthe conclusion of the first half of phase one distribution of emergency food response packages to 20 local councils and 37 local council development areas, Lagos State said it would soon start the second half of the food stimulus intervention.
Ekiti NBA faults Supreme Court for imposing fines on Babalola, Olanipekun
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ado-Ekiti Chapter, has described as a grave error the imposition of fines on Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Wole Olanipekun (SAN), for seeking the review of the Bayelsa judgment sacking the All Progressives Congress
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.
‘Why young lawyers need proper grooming’
Worried by the declining infrastructure at the Nigerian Law School and the future of legal practice in Nigeria, senior lawyers have urged their colleagues to properly groom younger ones.
Buhari, APC satisfied with own evidence, close defence prematurely
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday closed his defence in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking to upturn the declaration of Buhari as winner of the February 23, 2019....
Akingbola lied about buying shares for Intercontinental Bank, says witness
Prosecution witness in the trial of Erastus Akingbola has detailed how the former managing director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank laundered the bank’s funds on the pretext of buying shares without securities. He disclosed this yesterday before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, during the continuation of Akingbola’s case. The…
Relationship between church, law and polity
It is my firm belief that as the world turns and as time burns, human beings, whether individually or collectively, as well as their actions and inactions, are a derivative of something greater than themselves; an offshoot of a divine design; a function of some providential permutation. To this effect, I am always reluctant to…
Onnoghen's lawyers argue for his absence at CCT
The defence team of Nigeria's chief Justice Walter Onnoghen said on Monday it was wrong for the Nigerian government's team to be pushing for the commencement of trial of the chief justice when the defendant has not been served a summon. Onnoghen did not appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal where he is to…