Professional ethics for the 21st century lawyer (2)

Some readers wrote to me, wondering why I was writing on issues concerning lawyers alone in this three-part thesis. I explained to them that professional ethics apply not only to lawyers but to all professionals: doctors, engineers, the military, nurses, architects, surveyors, pharmacists, even vendors, shoemakers and panel-beaters. Every professional must observe certain ethics. Full story

Source: https://www.sunnewsonline.com

Posted by Amaka, April 13, 2022

Nigeria: Vandalism At Agip’s Line Reduces Nigeria’s Gas Export – Eni

Force Majeure is a legal clause inserted in contracts to protect suppliers from liabilities due to circumstances beyond their control. Eni, the Italian parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), says the breach of its 24-inch gas line at Okaka in Yenagoa has temporarily crippled its gas export. Full story

Source: https://allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, April 13, 2022

Nigeria, S/Africa renew partnership on war against illicit drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), and South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), popularly called HAWKS, have agreed to collaborate to tackle the scourge of drug trafficking between the two countries. Full story

Source: https://businessday.ng

Posted by Amaka, April 13, 2022

Plaintiffs kick as foreign firms flout Nigerian court order

Five plaintiffs in an oil deal suit have accused two defendant foreign firms of flouting an order of a Nigerian court, which restrained them from taking steps in furtherance of the transfer of interests in oil and gas assets of Lekoil Nigeria Limited and the transfer or creation of any interest that will alter its ownership, equity or share capital structure. Full story
Source: https://guardian.ng

Posted by Amaka, April 13, 2022

Nigeria: Rascality of Political Parties and 2023 Election

Democracy thrives with the rule of law. The fundamental principle is that the law is always supreme and must be the guiding spirit of all actions in public life. Those who fail to abide by the letter and spirit of the law get punished. If a law is found wanting or repressive, using the instruments of the legislature or judiciary, the law is interpreted, amended, or repealed. Full story
Source: https://allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022

Osinbajo And The Infidelity Of Integrity By Bala Ibrahim

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has ended all speculations, by formally declaring his intention to run for the President of Nigeria, come next year, 2023. In giving notice of this intention today, monday,11/04/2022, the Vice President said, “In the past seven years, I have served as Vice President under a true Nigerian patriot, a servant of the nation in war and peace, and a man of integrity, President Muhammadu Buhari. Full story

Source: https://saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022

Nigeria: Correctional Service Says Falana’s Allegation Against Its Officials Wild, Unsubstantiated

Abuja — The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has described the allegation that some of its officials are in the habit of arranging for convicts to evade serving terms as wild, unsubstantiated, unpatriotic and most unfortunate. Full story

Source: https://allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022

‘Why legal profession must be sanitised’

I am humbled, honoured and ecstatic at the matchless and remarkable opportunity afforded me to lead and pilot the affairs of the Body of Benchers for the next one year, having been elected as the Vice-Chairman on  March 25, 2021. Full story

Source: https://thenationonlineng.net

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022

What NHRC will get if Buhari signs new bill – Official

The new National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) bill if signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, will boost the agency’s performance and address its longstanding funding problems, NHRC’s executive secretary, Tony Ojukwu, has said. Full story

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022

Varsity congratulates Olanipekun over appointment as BoB chairman

The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo Town, Prof. Timothy Abiodun Adebayo, has congratulated Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) on his emergence as the 50th chairman of the nation’s Body of Benchers (BoB). Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng

Posted by Amaka, April 12, 2022