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...

Justices, Judges, SANs, Other Dignitaries Honour Late Justice Akanbi

On Sunday, 10th June, 2018, the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division held a prayer and valedictory session for the departed soul of Honourable Justice...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Justice Samuel Olumuyiwa Jibowu

Justice Samuel Olumuyiwa Jibowu (August 26, 1899 – June 1, 1959) was a Nigerian jurist who was the first African to serve on the...

Painful! Oge Okoye 2017 ESUTH Law Graduate Dies During Childbirth

Oge graduated from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology class of 2017 and subsequently attended the Nigerian Law School Kano Campus and...

Tribute to Justice Mohammed Saifullahi Muntaka-Coomassie (1946-2017)

One of the major news last week in the judiciary was that on the death of Justice Mohammed Saifullahi Muntaka-Coomassie (rtd) on 12 October,...

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...

FIDA Taraba Secretary Laraba Dabon Passes On

Mrs. Laraba Dabon, Secretary International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA) Taraba State and the wife of Magistrate Dabon of the Taraba State Judiciary is...

Fallen Legal Heroes: Sir Kitoye Ajasa Obe

Sir Kitoye Ajasa OBE (10 August 1866 – 1937) was a Nigerian lawyer and legislator during the colonial period. He was conservative, and worked closely with the...

Elegy from the Bar (For Mrs. Christy Elema)

Seven Seraphs around your mortal bed Singing hallelujah to the most high — How I wish I had our Father’s touch That I might again bring you...

Breaking: Pa Tunji Gomez Passes on at 90!

Veteran Lawyer, activist nonagenarian and the oldest practicing Nigerian Lawyer, Pa Tunji Gomez is dead. Announcing his death today, the Chairman of the Nigerian...