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Insights and resource for garnishee practice

Insights and resource for garnishee practice

This piece, written by Ijeamaka Nwizu, a Lagos-based attorney introduces and throws light on the subject of garnishee practice, arguably a special area of Law in which not many Nigerian…

Nigeria needs leaders with global vision – Alegeh

Nigeria needs leaders with global vision – Alegeh

As the General Elections draw nearer and the electorates and polity prepare for the polls, the Nigerian bar as a group is not left out of this preparation. The association…

Osinbajo named among “Nigeria’s Top 100 Lawyers”

Osinbajo named among “Nigeria’s Top 100 Lawyers”

By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and vice presidential candidate of All Progressives Party in the February 14 general elections, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has…

Nwoko resumes as Akwa Ibom’s new AG

Nwoko resumes as Akwa Ibom’s new AG

Activist lawyer, Uwemedimo Nwoko was on Tuesday, January 13, sworn in by Governor Godswill Akpabio, as the 14th Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of the oil-rich state of Akwa…

Qualification for election: What does the constitution really say?

Qualification for election: What does the constitution really say?

Over the last few weeks, the news media, including social media platforms, have been inundated with the controversy over whether or not former military Head of States and presidential candidate…

Nigeria is ripe to have Appeal, Supreme Courts in States – Ali

Nigeria is ripe to have Appeal, Supreme Courts in States – Ali

Yusuf Olaolu Ali, an Ilorin-based Senior Advocate of Nigeria is one of Nigeria’s leading lawyers. The legal luminary with experience spanning about three decades is a consummate lawyer and prolific…

Lawyer slams Oshiomole over UNIBEN property demolision

Lawyer slams Oshiomole over UNIBEN property demolision

Some senior lawyers have joined the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in condemning the action of the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole in demolishing properties allegedly belonging to the University…

JUSUN strike and fiscal autonomy for the judiciary

JUSUN strike and fiscal autonomy for the judiciary

Activities of the Nigerian courts have been paralysed since January 5 when members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) began their nationwide industrial strike which shut down courts’…

AGF/Minister of Justice Office: Bifurcation is the answer

AGF/Minister of Justice Office: Bifurcation is the answer

By Bola Ajibola       It has come to my notice that some of our eminent jurists and distinguish legal practitioners have exhumed discussion on this thorny issue of…

IBA announced David Rivkin new President

By Adam Adedimeji  / LAW EDITOR, Lagos (with IBA report)   The International Bar Association (IBA), the global lawyers’ association on Monday announced David Rivkin as its new President. Consistently ranked…

Urgent need for prison reforms in Nigeria

It has been discovered that about 56,785 inmates are presently languishing in 239 prisons across the country. Out of this figure, 18,042, representing 32 per cent are convicted prisoners, while…

For maximum productivity, seasoned lawyers should be appointed to the bench – Sowemimo

Seyi Sowemimo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN is the son of a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the late Justice George Sodeinde Sowemimo. In this interview with Judicial…

Professional ethics and discipline of lawyers

By Yusuf Ali  The liability of lawyers as professionals is an issue that cannot be over emphasised, considering the level of trust and confidence reposed in them by the society.…

New National Health Law is license to kill, says Falana

New National Health Law is license to kill, says Falana

By Adam Adedimeji / Law Editor, Lagos   Former president of West Africa Bar Association (WABA) and human rights activist, Femi Falana, on Monday raised the alarm over the National Health…

The need to separate office of the Minister of Justice from the AGF’s

The need to separate office of the Minister of Justice from the AGF’s

For many years, lawyers, activists and human rights groups have agitated for the separation of the Office of the Minister of Justice from that of the Attorney General of the…

Nigeria needs truck Transit Park to prevent indiscriminate parking by trailers – Bello

Nigeria needs truck Transit Park to prevent indiscriminate parking by trailers – Bello

By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello last week in Lagos said Council has started implementing some of the recommendations…

The need to separate office of the Minister of Justice from the AGF’s

The need to separate office of the Minister of Justice from the AGF’s

For many years, lawyers, activists and human rights groups have agitated for the separation of the Office of the Minister of Justice from that of the Attorney General of the…

Nigeria needs truck Transit Park to prevent indiscriminate parking by trailers – Bello

By Adam Adedimeji / Law Editor, Lagos   The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello last week in Lagos said Council has started implementing some of the recommendations…

UN independent experts urged to halt execution of 54 Nigerian soldiers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked a group of five United Nations human rights independent experts to individually and jointly use their “good offices and positions to urgently…

Media, law and good governance

Media, law and good governance

Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria in this paper presented at a recent NBA’s Lawyers in the Media forum traces historical relationship between the government and the media…

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