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Wasiu Alowonle’s Mishap – Where Lies the Liability

On the 6th of December, 2017 news of the death of one Wasiu Alowonle flooded the media (particularly the Social Media). Wasiu Alowonle was...

Onnoghen Asset Declaration Dispute: A Dispassionate Look at NBA, Its Traducers and the Verdict...

There are insinuations in some quarters that the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is in support of the embattled CJN, Hon Justice WSN Onnoghen in...

Should Elevation Age to Judicial Bench be Pegged? – Abdulrasheed Ibrahim

We seem to live in a society where people are encouraged to play with their ages like the way children play with their toys....

Slain lawyer, Atsuete, defended the poor’

A human rights activist and the National Convener of the Doing Democracy Movement, Mr. Anyakwe Nsirimovu, has described the late Ken Atsuete, who was...

Lawyers Speak on How to Make Special Courts for Corruption Cases Work

The National Judicial Council (NJC), under the leadership of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been praised by stakeholders for...

Women Lawyering in a Man’s World – Jennifer Ugwu

As an intern attached to a court in Nigeria, I witnessed how female counsel were mandated by judges to indicate their marital status while announcing...

Corrupting the Administration of Criminal Justice – Rotimi Fawole

Once again, the quality of the legal advice being dispensed at the presidency has come under scrutiny. Following the recent decision of the Federal...

The Talking Lawyer – Daniel Bulusson

In the judicial sector, there are Honorable Judges and Justices who conduct proceedings to adjudicate matters between parties, and dispense justice by listening to...
Setting an Agenda for Proponents of "Compulsory Minimum Wage" for Lawyers

Setting an Agenda for Proponents of “Compulsory Minimum Wage” for Lawyers

As the NBA National Elections draw nearer, the deciding factors for the election are already crystalizing. One of such issues is the question of...

The Legality of Employing a Foreign Lawyer as Corporate Counsel Nigeria – Otomiewo E....

INTRODUCTION  The origin of the Nigerian Legal Profession is derived from the English Legal system and thus most laws applicable in Nigeria legal system are...