LASU Law Loses One of Its Finest – Rest On LA

Faculty of Law, Lagos State University (LASULaw) and indeed the legal profession in Nigeria lost one of its finest to the cold hands of death....

Justice M.M. Kolo of the FCT High Court Passes On

Honourable  Justice M.M. Kolo of the  FCT High Court is dead. Announcing the death of the Legal Luminary, a Staff of the FCT Judiciary Mr....

Fallen Legal Heroes: Justice Mohammed Bello CON, GCON

Justice Mohammed Bello CON GCON (1930-2004) was the first Northern Chief Justice of Nigeria. He was an eminent jurist who tried to protect the...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, KJW (1925 – 2016)

Sir Olaniwun Ajayi KJW, was a Barrister of the Inns of Court of England, Solicitor and Advocate and Notary Public of the Supreme Court...

Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, The ‘Olowo of Owo Passes On

Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, CFR, is dead. Oba Folagbade who died in the early hours of Wednesday was born on June 26, 1941. Oba...

African Bar Association Mourns the Passing of Senator Cyrus Nunieh

The African Bar Association (AfBA) has expressed deep grief over the recent passing of Ogoni lawyer and former lawmaker, Senator Cyrus Nunieh. A statement signed...

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...

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.”...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Chief James Ajibola Idowu Ige, SAN

James Ajibola Idowu Adegoke Ige (also known as Bola Ige) 13 September 1930 – 23 December 2001 was born in Zaria. His parents were...

Former Appeal Court President Mamman Nasir Dies At 90

A former President of the Court of Appeal and the District Head of Malumfashi in Katsina State, retired Justice Mamman Nasir, is dead. The Information Officer, Katsina Emirate Council,...