Category Archives: Legal Practitioners

Solanke charges senior lawyers on pupillage

The first female senior advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke has implored senior lawyers who utilize the services of young lawyers in pupillage to pay them adequately. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/solanke-charges-senior-lawyers-on-pupillage/

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 27, 2018

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Court remands pastor for alleged murder of pregnant girlfriend, two others in Rivers

A Chief magistrate court in Port Harcourt, yesterday ordered that a 32-year-old pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor, be remanded in prison. He was accused of killing three of his church members to conceal the pregnancy of his girlfriend. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/court-remands-pastor-for-alleged-murder-of-pregnant-girlfriend-two-others-in-rivers/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=101bf68561-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-101bf68561-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 27, 2018

Legal Week: Borno State Chief Judge Tasks Members Of The Bar To Embrace E-legal Services

The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah has tasked members of the Bar in the state to embrace the new Nigerian Legal Email service platform for speedy justice delivery in Nigeria. Full story

Source: https://www.thenigerianvoice.com/news/263505/legal-week-borno-state-chief-judge-tasks-members-of-the-bar.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 20, 2018

Lawyer Marks 35 Years With Book Launch, Lecture

Nigerian senior lawyers led by the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mrs Folake Solanke will on Thursday gather at the MUSON Centre, Lagos to celebrate one of their own, Mr Dele Adesina SAN as he marks 35 years of his being called to the Nigerian Bar. Full story

Source: https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2018/02/19/lawyer-marks-35-years-book-launch-lecture/

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 20, 2018

SAN decries poor welfare of junior legal practitioners

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Paul Usoro has expressed worry over the poor welfare condition of young lawyers in Nigeria. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/law/san-decries-poor-welfare-of-junior-legal-practitioners/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 30, 2018

‘NBA cleared disrobed silk, Kunle Ogunba, of alleged professional misconduct’

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) earlier cleared a lawyer, Mr. Kunle Ogunba, whose rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria was last week withdrawn by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) over allegations of professional misconduct, the Guardian has learnt. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/nba-cleared-disrobed-silk-kunle-ogunba-of-alleged-professional-misconduct/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 16, 2018

Lawyer warns Buhari against declaration of state of emergency in Benue State

A constitutional lawyer and author, Chief Sebastine Hon, has cautioned the President Muhammadu Buhari not to proclaim a state of emergency in Benue State. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/lawyer-warns-buhari-against-declaration-of-state-of-emergency-in-benue-state/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 16, 2018