Category Archives: Legal Practitioners

Celebrating Barrister James chukwunenye Ezike, a legal colossus at 70

With so many high profile cases to his name , many of which had become a reference point in Nigeria’s Judicial system, it is unthinkable that he was not conferred with the titled of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/celebrating-barrister-james-chukwunenye-ezike-a-legal-colossus-at-70/

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 29, 2017

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Lawyers must invest in acquisition of expertise to offer competitive services

Mrs. Mfon Ekong Usoro is a maritime lawyer with rich national and international experience. She was at a time the director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Authority, NIMASA; chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) and secretary general of the Port State Control Memorandum for West and Central African Region of the World Trade Organisation, WTO. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 October 2017

Lawyers differ over VP’s NNPC loan approval

With the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) still squirming in the controversy wrought on it by poor corporate governance issues, legal opinions continue to differ on the propriety or otherwise of the approval for a joint venture loan, without a discussion and approval by the (NNPC) board.This is as Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, doublespeaks that there is no fraud in the award of contracts by the national oil company. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/news/lawyers-differ-over-vps-nnpc-loan-approval/

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 15, 2017

Law Pavilion to honour 120 SANs

Legal technologies solution provider and software developers Law Pavilion will celebrate 120 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), during the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) conference, which coincides with the  firm’s 10th anniversary. Full story

Source: http://thenationonlineng.net/law-pavilion-honour-120-sans/

Posted by Hussaini Ali August 23, 2017

Lawyers express divergent views on classification of hate speech as terrorism

Some lawyers on Monday described hate speech as a moral issue not constitutional, while others said it should be treated as a treasonable offence. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 22 August 2017

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