Nigerian Victims of Slavery Have No Court to Sue Libya – Falana SAN

A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has said that Nigerian victims of slavery have no court to sue Libya for the violation...

[Read] Ayo Aribidara’s Paper at the WTO Law Conference in Geneva

Nigeria’s Ayo Aribidara’s paper  “Towards a Convergence between Strong Trade Agreements and Weak Trade Policies in Sub‐ Saharan Africa”  was presented at the just...
Honeywell vs Ogunba

Ogunba’s Suspension as SAN: Matters Arising – Tobi Soniyi

The clean bill of health given to Kunle Ogunba by the Nigerian Bar Association is an invitation to the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee to...

Can Banks Challenge Court Orders Issued against Account Holders’ Funds?

I understand that the Nigeria commercial banks have now filed an application, seeking to set aside the Interim Forfeiture Order, against the funds in...
Successful-Lawyer

The Successful Lawyer: Defining Success Legal Practice

When defining success in law there are three essential ingredients, regardless of the nature or locale of your practice which remain the most constant...

Board Room Theatrics: Role of the Board of a Company

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit...

Solola & Akpana Law Firm Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

The story behind the success of the law firm of Solola and Akpana is most inspiring. Ably run by fine legal practitioners and the...

Can the Fundamental Rights of a Deceased be Enforced in Nigeria? – Balogun Sofiyullahi

“Now, it is a juristic truism that courts exist for the purpose of dispensing justice to all manner of persons. Thus, litigants who beseech...
Entertainment-Lawyers

The Roles of Legal Practitioners in Entertainment Industry

The writers adopt the following submission by the Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, Mr. Olumide Akpata: "Unknown to many Nigerian lawyers,...
Rethinking the Need for Law Firm Mergers for Service and Profit Optimization

Rethinking the Need for Law Firm Mergers for Service and Profit Optimization

I was once at a forum where His Eminence, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (now the Emir of Kano), was a key note speaker. Then he...