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Cleansing the Judiciary – By Robert Egbe

Two years ago, Maduka Onwukeme and his client were hurrying to the car park after the hearing of their matter at the Ogba Magistrates’...

Learning the Law – the Travails of a Young Lawyer (II) – By Ebun-Olu...

In Gani Fawehinmi Chambers, it was normal for lawyers to gather and debate legal principles robustly, especially within the triumvirate, Mr Bayo Omotubora, Mr...

Learning the Law – the Travails of a Young Lawyer – By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

Gani Fawehinmi Chambers had become a haven for budding lawyers, revolutionaries, activists and nationalists, seeking knowledge and experience. Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, had become...

Office of the Lagos CJ Presents Justice Oke’s One-Year Score Card

The Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon. Mr. Justice Opeyemi Oke during her inaugural speech shared her vision and dream for the Lagos...

Executive Order and Presidential Power in the Nigerian Constitutional Democracy

Since this administration, Nigerian constitutional jurisprudence has witnessed a little transformation. We now deal with Executive Orders. Before President Buhari came to power, no...

Let only the law rule!

President Muhammadu Buhari raised the bar of debate on the nexus between the rule of law and national interest in the context of national...

Ethics and Culture at the Bar II: Public interest litigation

A Member of the Bar must be ready to take on briefs Pro bono publico, that is, briefs for the public good without charging any...

Ethics and Culture at the Bar: What Judges Expect – Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN)

Ethics and culture at the Bar is the way of life of lawyers, their behaviour, their ideas of what is good and bad behaviour....

‘It’s a Matter of Conscience’: Olatunji Fortunatus Gomez, 1928-2018 – Tribute by Odinkalu

As a willful leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) prepared in July 2018 to confection the most disgraceful leadership transition in the association’s...

Urgent Need to Protect and Safeguard Our Courts

It is probably not a coincidence that as the countdown to the general elections in February and March 2019 begins, there seems an odious...