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“Giving Advice is a Useless Exercise”: My Moments with Prof A. Toriola Oyewo, Academic...

By Sylvester Udemezue During one of my (then) regular visits to his Law Firm in (I think, Bashorun) Ibadan, this was around (I think) October...

Wanted: Judiciary That Aids Economic Growth

Despite efforts, delay in administration of justice just won’t go away. According to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, the slow...

New Legal Year: Judges’, Lawyers’ Wish List

Courts nationwide are resuming for the 2021/2022 legal year, but familiar challenges await them, write ADEBISI ONANUGA AND ROBERT EGBE. The 2021/2022 legal year got underway last week,...

Court Forgives Defendant, Sentences Him to Counseling for Attempted Cybercrime

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal Court, Abuja has been released on probation, a 25-year-old cybercrime defendant, Aifuwa Courage Osasumwem. The judge exercised discretion and...

Expanding The Frontier of Legal Practice: A Peep Beyond Litigation

(Excerpts from Speeches made at NBA Aba Branch Law Week, NBA-YLF 2021 Summit and NBA-YLF Degema Symposium) By  Akorede Habeeb Lawal Protocols In all honesty, dealing with...

Lawyers’ Brain Drain and The Story of Prof L Gower

By Temidayo Adewoye  Elite law firms are now facing one big problem: exodus of lawyers from law firms to in-house roles and for greener pastures...

Special Report: How Decrepit Court Facilities Hamper Justice Delivery in Nigeria’s Capital

At a sitting on March 12, Sylvester Oriji, a judge in the Apo division of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)High Court, Abuja, asked lawyers to...

Nigerian-Born Charles Osuji Named One of “the Best Lawyers in Canada”

Nigerian-born Charles Osuji has been recognized in the prestigious inaugural 2022 Edition of "The Best Lawyers  in Canada: Ones to Watch!". According to Best...

Value of Service: A Personal Account

By Akorede Habeeb Lawal Facebook just reminded me that today makes it a year since I served the Nigerian Bar  Association and the LAWYERS IN...

The Amazon Who Fought UNILORIN for 14 Years and Won

By Owei Lakemfa The Nigeria Law School on July 29, 2021 called a number of new lawyers to the bar. This is nothing unusual; but...