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Democraticing the award of SANship

Seventeen distinguished legal practitioners out of 132 applicants were on Monday conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria after their clearance by the Legal Practitioners and Privileges…

What are unfair labour practices by management?

Employees may organise into unions and bargain collectively with their employers. Or they may voluntarily decide not to organise into unions and bargain individually instead. To establish union representation, workers…

Positioning Law School as centre of excellence in the provision of cutting edge legal education

Being statutory report of the Council of Legal Education presented by Nigerian Law School’s Director General, Olanrewaju Onadeko to the NBA AGC held in Owerri, Imo State on August 29,…

SSS boss told me not to reveal my ordeal – Afolabi

Chief Wale Afolabi is the Osun State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice. He was a former Local Government Chairman and former Speaker of the State’s House of Assembly before…

Ezeobi buried amid eulogies

• FIDA member dies in India By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   Foremost lawyer Chief Theodore Ezeobi, SAN was last Wednesday laid to rest at his country home in…

Equipping Nigerian lawyers with legal expertise tools

The importance of Information Communications Technology and its role in deepening as well as easing interaction was displayed at the recently concluded Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association…

As Alegeh mounts NBA saddle

As Alegeh mounts NBA saddle

The 54th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA held in Owerri ended last Friday with the inauguration of the newly elected national officers. At the swearing-in of…

Corruption and human rights law in Africa by Olaniyan: A coming of age story of the anti-corruption movement

Title: Corruption and human rights law in Africa Author: Kolawole Olaniyan Pages: 368 Reviewer: Abdul Tejan-Cole Price: Not stated     It is a huge honour and privilege to be…

What duties are imposed by law on the employer?

Employers owe a variety of duties to employees. Some of these duties arise out of the express term agreed upon by the parties. In other cases, the duty is impose…

Examining local content legal framework

Examining local content legal framework

In recent times, there have been hues and cries over alleged violation of local content policy, especially within the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy. As expected, the…

We are satisfied with this conference organisation – Abimbola

The ongoing 54th Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference in Owerri in which over 10,000 lawyers are participating ends on Friday (tomorrow). Two personalities who are more involved in…

How to restore the integrity, independence of the NBA

Following the shortfalls experienced in the last election of officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), chairman of NBA Ikere Ekiti branch, Hon. Bunmi Olugbade call for the restoration of…

Azinge to chair Lawyers in the Media Forum conference

By Adam Adedimeji Law Editor, Lagos  Former Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), Professor Epiphany Azinge (SAN), will on Wednesday, August 27, at Hotel Owerri, chair the Lawyers…

Atilade, fifth Lagos woman Chief Judge sworn-in

By Adam Adedimeji Law Editor, Lagos    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State yesterday sworn in Justice Funmilayo Olajumoke Atilade as the new Chief Judge of the State. Her appointment…

Lawyers want NBA confab postponed over Ebola crisis

• Those who feel indisposed are free to stay away – Okocha  Despite Nigerian Bar Association’s leadership assurance of putting adequate anti-Ebola precautions in place for its members attending the…

As Wali leads lawyers to Owerri to discuss Nigeria’s centenary nationhood

By Muritala Abdul-Rasheed   The Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is indisputably a major annual event looked up to by lawyers in the country and, perhaps…

Port reforms will make Nigeria hub of trade in Africa – Bello

Port reforms will make Nigeria hub of trade in Africa – Bello

Hassan Bello is the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council. In February 2014, the Shippers Council was appointed Interim economic regulator for Nigerian Ports industry. And last week, Justices of the…

Rights abuse during elections

As condemnations continue to trail deployment of large security personnel to election exercises in the country, Lagos-based solicitor and advocate, Gabriel Amalu in this write up examines infractions of the…

Pistorius: Showdown between two of South Africa’s top legal minds

• Could face life imprisonment if found guilty The main prosecutor in the trial of Oscar Pistorius has argued that the South African athlete cannot avoid a conviction for murdering…

Snake, bee, scorpion venoms could provide cancer cure

Bee, snake or scorpion venom could form the basis of a new generation of cancer-fighting drugs. In a report on Tuesday, scientists say they have devised a method for targeting…

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