Category Archives: Legal Practitioners

2014 Confab recommendations ‘unrealistic,’ Falana, others say

A group of Nigerians led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has said that the recommendations reached at the end of the 2014 National Conference are unrealistic. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 17 July 2017

Lawyer Accuses Nigerian Army Of Land Grab, Contempt Of Court, Petitions NHRC, AGF

In separate petitions to the National Human Rights Commission and the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Effiong accused the Nigerian Army of forcefully evicting his client, taking over and destroying his properties and arbitrarily disobeying the orders of the Federal High Court. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com/2017/07/03/lawyer-accuses-nigerian-army-land-grab-contempt-court-petitions-nhrc-agf

Posted by Hussaini Ali July 4, 2017

‘Innovate or die’, Olanipekun warns lawyers

Unless Nigerian lawyers become more innovative and adapt new ways of practice, they risk being rendered redundant and irrelevant by advances in information and communication technology. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/innovate-or-die-olanipekun-warns-lawyers/

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 6, 2017

‘As economy gets more sophisticated, work of legal professionals will get more complex’

There is no doubt that globalisation has caught up with the practice of law. The legal world is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result of massively increased trade and cultural exchanges. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/as-economy-gets-more-sophisticated-work-of-legal-professionals-will-get-more-complex/

Posted by Hussaini Ali May 16, 2016

‘Sustaining partnership in law firms is still a challenge’

Just recently, the president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) inaugurated a Legal Profession Regulatory Review Committee. Among other tasks, it is to review the regulatory architecture of the legal profession and the role of the Body of Benchers. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/sustaining-partnership-in-law-firms-is-still-a-challenge/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 14, 2017

Fayose: Lawyers petition EFCC, IGP

Some lawyers have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the use of policemen by the governor to allegedly perpetuate criminality in the state. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 13 March 2017

Bar, Bench rise for Aiku at last sitting

It was a harvest of tributes for the late chairman of the Body of Benchers, Chief Bandele Aiku (SAN), at the valedictory court session held for him at the High Court, Ibadan last week. Full story

Source: http://thenationonlineng.net/bar-bench-rise-aiku-last-sitting/

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 21, 2017