NBA 2024 Election: ECNBA Receives 50 Nominations

The Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA), Oluseun Abimbola...

Tinubu Orders Integration of NOUN Graduates by NYSC, Law School

President Bola  Tinubu, on Wednesday, directed the inclusion of graduates of the National Open University in the National Youth Service Corps. He directed the Federal...

FG Opposes Kanu’s Request for House Arrest

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed May 20 to decide on...

Like Nigerian Bobrisky, Like South African Mapodile, Can Nigerian Prisoners Claim Reasonable Expectation of (Bodily) Privacy?

By Olumide Babalola Introduction When sometime in 2022, I read the South African decision in Tumelo Mapodile v The...

Review of some Significant Decisions in Labour and Employment Matters– 2023

By Folabi Kuti SAN  To properly tie a bow on the year that was 2023, an examination of key developments in the employment and labour...

Whether the FRSC is Empowered to Operate on Non Federal ‘Road Trunk’

CASE TITLE: FRSC v. EHIKAAM (2023) LPELR-60749(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH JULY, 2023 JUSTICES:                            AMINA AUDI WAMBAI, JCA ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO, JCA ABUBAKAR MAHMUD...

Become a Certified Data Protection Practitioner – Hurry! Register With “The Privacy Academy” Before 26th June Deadline!

The Privacy Academy offers multi-level and hybrid certification training to persons interested in learning and upskilling in Nigeria’s privacy and data protection law and...

How I Started My Law Firm 30 Years Ago – Okutepa

ON THIS DAY 1ST APRIL 1993: 30 YEARS AGO I STARTED MY LAW FIRM. In my heart, I have many reasons to thank and praise...

Federal High Court Announces Posting of 94 New Justices Nationwide

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, on Tuesday, approved the redeployment of 94 judges across Federal High Court divisions...

AGF: no plea bargain deal yet with Emefiele

The Federal Government has distanced itself from a report that it had executed a non-prosecution plea bargain with former Governor of the Central Bank...

Ogun State Guber Election: Tribunal Affirms Gov. Abiodun’s Victory

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Abeokuta, on Saturday affirmed the victory of Prince Dapo Abiodun, as the winner of the...

Gabon Charges Ousted President’s Wife for Money Laundering

The wife of Gabon’s ousted president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, has been charged with “money laundering” and other offenses, the public prosecutor said on Friday...

Supreme Court Justice, Chima Centus Nweze, JSC Reportedly Dead

Honourable Justice Chima Centus (CC) Nweze of the Supreme Court of Nigeria has reportedly died. It was gathered that Justice Nwaeze died on Sunday at...

Nigerian Lawyers Support Continued Use of Wig and Gown in Recent NBA Survey

The use of wigs and gowns has its roots in the British legal system and was adopted by the Nigeria legal system, due to...

NJC Recommends Appointment of 23 Federal High Court Judges

The National Judicial Council, at its 103rd Meeting presided over by Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, GCON, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview...

[BREAKING] Adegoke Murder: Court Sentences Adedoyin to Death by Hanging

Osun State Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Ojo has sentenced Dr Rahman Adedoyin, owner of Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife to death by hanging. Earlier, Justice Ojo declared...

Supreme Court Dismisses PDP’s Suit Challenging ‘Double Nomination’ of Shettima

The Supreme Court has dismissed PDP’s suit challenging the alleged double Nomination of Kassim Shettima. The Apex court agrees with the lower courts that the...

Buhari Reappoints Ngige as Chairman Council of Legal Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) as Chairman of the Council of Legal Education (CLE). Aside from the 36 state Attorneys-General, the...

Opinions

Legal Luminary

Celebrating the Trailblazing Woman of Many Firsts @ 91! Chief Folake Solanke, CON, SAN

By Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, OON, SAN I am delighted to celebrate the...

Couples Who are Senior Advocates of Nigeria

The legal profession in Nigeria is undoubtedly a vibrant one, having...

DNL Legal & Style Readers’ Poll: Legal Luminary of the Year 2017

For the Year 2017, DNL Legal and Style has profiled Legal...

fallen legal heroes

Rtd. Justice Ahmad Olarenwaju Belgore Dies

A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ahmad Olarenwaju Belgore, has been reported dead. It was learnt the Justice Belgore, who was the...

Ikenna Victor Onwusika of NBA Lagos Branch Passes On at 50

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos branch has announced the sudden demise of one of its members, Mr. Victor Ikenna Onwusika. Mr. Onuwsika is reported...

BOSAN Mourns Demise of Abdulhamid Mohammed, SAN

The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has issued a notice confirming the demise of one of its members, Mr. Abdulhamid Mohammed, SAN...

Controversy Trails the Killing of Enugu Lawyer After Delivering Ransom to Kidnappers

A senior lawyer in Nsukka, Enugu State, Barr Eli Ugwu has been shot dead. According to reports, the legal practitioner was shot dead in Kogi...

Prosecution Closes Case Against Man who Allegedly Burnt Wife, Brother-in-Law to Death

The case of the prosection in the  murder case involving the State of Lagos  v Ben Ogudoro was today closed and the charge adjourned...

Explore the History

A Perfect Example of a Miserable Retainership Letter

We recently received a letter from a company offering that we render legal services. The content of the letter would make you weep for the profession. The worst case...

Without my Parents Blessings – Elizabeth O. Collins

Elizabeth is getting set for her call to bar come December 12, 2017. A look at her pre-call photograph reveals nothing but beauty, charm, peace and happiness. Those are...

Tolani Rafiu, An Example of Visionaries We Need

In the Lagos State Judiciary, a major challenge has recently been resolved, determination of when courts would or would not sit. How? A young man decided to use his...
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