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...
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“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...

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...

The Secrets of Cross-Examination

Trial work is tough, but perhaps the toughest part of being a trial lawyer, whether criminal or civil, is pulling off an excellent cross...
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Her Hijab and the Call-To-Bar: When the Hood Should Not Make the Priest! –...

I have read many self-imposed pity posts, disparaging comments and unwarranted attacks on the Muslim young lady who flopped her opportunity to be called...

Advocacy for the Poor – Olutayo A. Awoyele

Legal practitioners are known to be officers and worshipers in the temple of justice. They are known to provide legal succor to the helpless...

Role of Law Clinics in Bridging the Gap between the Less Privileged and Access...

In May 2017, I attended a community service workshop for Magistrates serving in the Nasarawa State Judiciary organized by the Faculty of Law, Nasarawa...

Child right bill: Kaduna proposes life imprisonment for rapist

The Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it has proposed life imprisonment for rapists in its bill for Child Right, currently before the...

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...

Arabic Inscription on the Nigerian Army Logo; a Reconciliation of History, Religion and the...

“The military should always be kept in subjection to the laws of the country to which it belongs, and … is no friend...