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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The ‘Bigwigseries’ and the Rest of Us

By Darlynton Okiemute Ofekeze Upon arriving in Lagos at Eko Atlantic City on Sunday, August 21, 2022 and collecting the conference materials, I immediately skimmed...

My Grouse: NBA National Executives of Overzealousness and Unreasonableness 

The announcement this morning of the suspension of the National Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mrs. Joyce Odua, would appear to be...

My Grouse: Harassment of Magistrate – I wish I was the Attorney General of...

When I read the sad story of what happened to Mrs. Matepo, the Chief Magistrate Court 1 Mushin, Lagos State, on the 30th of...

The Alarming Rate at Which Judges Disrespect and Derogate Lawyers

By Chikodi Okeorji It is really worrisome and disturbing the rate and manner in which many Judges treat lawyers with so much disrespect, disdain and...

My Grouse: The Pains of Upgrade; The FHC Lagos Experience

Ordinarily, to upgrade means to raise to a higher standard. It also means to improve by adding or replacing to make easier and more...

My Grouse: CAC’s Courier Merchants and The Paradox of “Ease of Doing Business”

I am compelled to write this for the sake of posterity. So, Nigerian Lawyers are busy dragging themselves over a variety of issues ranging from;...

The Alternative to Campaign is Endorsement – Have you endorsed your Candidate?

With the rate at which people are endorsing people in this year’s National Election, we may just decide to end this whole thing by...

NBA Presidency 2020: The Man I am Looking For

So, I paid my bar practicing fee for 2020 today and I am feeling very entitled. Entitled because I have just qualified to cast...

It’s Time to Value Time: Memo to Nigerian Judges

“Time is such a tricky aspect of the human experience. We can’t control it. We can’t make more of it. We can’t get back...

My Grouse: My Lords are Very Stingy – Ask Them for Injunction, They Give...

 “I therefore dismiss this appeal and award cost of N10,000 in favour of the Respondent who was the …” Na follow I follow them go...