Compulsory Pupillage for “New Wigs” How Desirable – Bolaji Jeffery Ogalu

I remember my initial years in the practice of law in Nigeria, just a few years ago, my employers would refer to my generation...

Why is Illegally Obtained Evidence Still Admissible in Nigerian Courts in 2017?

In Nigeria, the Courts owing to legal provisions do not care how the prosecution obtains the evidence they tender at trial. Despite the constitutional...

It’s Unlawful for States to Fund High Courts, Sharia, Customary Courts of Appeal –...

The funding of state High Courts, Sharia Courts of Appeal and Customary Courts of Appeal by state governments is unconstitutional, a Senior Advocate of...

Lawyers in “Private Legal Practice” and NBA Discrimination

By the provision of Section 4 of the 2015 NBA Constitution (hereinafter "NBA Constitution"), there are two categories of membership; Full Membership and Honourary...
lawyers-in-Nigeria

Ten Common Pitfalls in the RPC for Lawyers

The Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners 2007 (RPC) is the set of rules which regulates the affairs of Legal Practitioners in Nigeria....

The Lawyer’s Cross: Standardization of Remuneration and Charges for Legal Services in Nigeria

And they are like: "Goddy abeg help me tidy this SMALL land agreement" only to find out he bought the land for 15million naira! "Goddy abeg...

Chidi Odinkalu wants Me out of NBA 2018 Presidential Race– Paul Usoro SAN

Mr. Paul Usoro SAN has accused Chidi Odinkalu of carrying out a campaign of calumny against his ambition of contesting the 2018 NBA Presidential...
Call-to-Bar

“Inappropriateness” of Wearing the Wig and Gown before the Call

On Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December, 2017, the Body of Benchers would call successful candidates who passed the 2017 Bar Part II Exams...

Lagos Land Use Charge Law 2018: Just Before LASG Covers its Mess – Bolaji...

The indices that make up a good standard of living in any civilized country that has the best interest of its citizens or inhabitants...

The Feasibility of the Jury System in the Administration of Justice in Nigeria –...

“Whenever a man is on trial for serious crime or when in a civil case a Man’s honor or integrity is at stake…then trial...