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Service to the Bar: Remembering ‘Tola Apata – Abdulrasheed Ibrahim

On 18th March 2018, the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch will be rolling out drums to celebrate one of its own, Pa. Tunji Gomez...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Hon. Justice Sir Egbert Udo Udoma

Sir Egbert Udo Udoma (21 June 1917 – 2 February 1998) was born in Ete, Ikot Abasi, a town on the right bank of...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Tribute to the Late Dr Alex Ekwueme by Olateru -Olagbegi

I join millions of fellow Nigerians in mourning the passing of an Elder Statesman, Patriot, Scholar, Politician, First elected Vice President of the Federal...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Atanda Fatai Williams, CFR, CON, GCFR

Chief Atanda Fatai Williams, CFR, CON, GCFR (October 1918 - April 2002) was born in Lagos State south western Nigeria, the son of Issa...

Fallen Legal Heroes – Honourable Christopher Alexander Sapara-Williams

CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER SAPARA-WILLIAMS, Nigeria's First Lawyer “The legal practitioner lives for the direction of his people and the advancement of the cause of his country.”...
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Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief FRA Williams, QC, SAN, CFR

CHIEF FREDERICK ROTIMI ALADE WILLIAMS (16th December 1920 – 26th March, 2005) Popularly called Chief F.R.A. Williams, he was a prominent Nigerian lawyer who was the first Nigerian...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Chike Ofodile SAN, OFR

Chief Ofodile SAN, OFR (1921- 2014) was born on November 20, 1921, in Onitsha, Anambra State. He attended Immanuel Church Infant School, St. Mary’s Primary...
Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Gani Adetola-Kaseem SAN

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief Gani Adetola-Kaseem SAN

Late Chief Gani Adetola-Kaseem SAN FCIArb (1949 – 2018),  was the Principal Partner of Gani Adetola-Kaseem SAN LP. He obtained his LLB and LLM (Hons) from...

Fallen Legal Heroes – Sir Adetokunbo Ademola

'In humility I came, in humility I left. I judged only as I saw just.' Sir Adetokunbo Adegboyega Ademola, KBE, GCON, PC, SAN (1 February...
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Fallen Legal Heroes – Chief GOK Ajayi SAN

Chief Godwin Olusegun kolawole Ajayi SAN (May 29, 1931 –March 31 2014) popularly known as Chief GOK Ajayi SAN began his journey to stardom at...