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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...
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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 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 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...

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...