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The Place for “Kick-Backs” & “Bribes” in Our Efforts to Kick Back Corruption &...

INTRODUCTION: It appears from recent happenings in the Nigerian legal and political space that while a section of our leaders does not see any distinction...

Tribute: Exit of a Courageous Jurist – Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi

On March 3rd, 2014, the then president of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, appointed a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, retired Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi,...

Former Chief Justice Idris Kutigi Passes on at 78

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi is dead. Niger state commissioner for Information, Danjuma Sallau said Kutigi died in a London Hospital. He was 78...

Lagos High Court Judges, Magistrates Inducted as Scout Members

Seventeen judges and nine magistrates of the Lagos State Judiciary were today, inducted as members of the Lagos State Scout Council. The investiture held...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Bode Thomas

Chief Olabode Akanbi Thomas was a Nigerian lawyer, politician, statesman and traditional aristocrat. He was born in October 1919 to the family of Andrew Thomas, a...

Lagos Reiterates Commitment to Professionalism, Public Confidence in Magistracy

The Lagos State Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Opeyemi Oke has disclosed that the state will continue to instill public confidence in its judicial institutions...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Sir Adeyemo Alakija

Oloye Sir Adeyemo Alakija, was born Placido Adeyemo Assumpçao in Lagos, Nigeria on 25th May 1884 to the family of Marculino (sometimes called Elemeji) and Maxmilliana Assumpcao;...

Legal Luminary Profile: Professor Joy Ngozi Ezeilo OON

Professor Joy Ngozi Ezeilo is a lawyer, feminist and scholar/activist. She earned a postgraduate degree in law (LLM) from Queen Mary College, University of...

In-house Counsel Job – A Guide for Young Lawyers II

Factors to consider when going in-house Finding that in-house position can be challenging, using your time in law school or in your current role wisely...

From the Archives: Weird Types of Lawyers You Meet in the Courtroom

The courtroom is where lawyers ply their trade. It is there you will see them displaying and brandishing their advocacy skills. Well, in this...