Category Archives: Legal Practitioners

‘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 Kunle Ogunba, whose rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria was last week withdrawn by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) over allegations of professional misconduct, the Guardian has learnt.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

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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

‎Lawyer who spearheaded Lagos hijab case is dead

The lawyer who was at the forefront of the fight to reinstate the use of hijab in public schools in Lagos State has died. Gani Adetola-Kaseem, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, passed away in the early hours of Monday at the AB Specialist Hospital, Surulere, after a brief illness, the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) said in a statement. He was 69. Full story

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/ssouth-west/254893-%E2%80%8Elawyer-spearheaded-lagos-hijab-case-dead.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 9, 2018

Be resourceful, dynamic, Justice Ayoola tasks lawyers

Former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission (ICPC), Justice Emmanuel Ayoola (rtd) has charged Nigerian lawyers to be resourceful and dynamic. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/law/be-resourceful-dynamic-justice-ayoola-tasks-lawyers/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 2, 2018

Lawyers seek Supreme Court’s word over appeal verdict on judicial officers

Lagos State Division of Court of Appeal in its last week judgment gave the exclusive responsibility of disciplining erring judges to the National Judicial Council (NJC). NJC is an administrative body established to oversee the activities of judicial officers so as to protect the Judiciary from the whims and caprices of the executive arm of government. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/law/lawyers-seek-supreme-courts-word-over-appeal-verdict-on-judicial-officers/

Posted by Hussaini Ali December 19, 2017

Be resourceful, dynamic, Justice Ayoola tasks lawyers

Former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission (ICPC), Justice Emmanuel Ayoola (rtd) has charged Nigerian lawyers to be resourceful and dynamic. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/law/be-resourceful-dynamic-justice-ayoola-tasks-lawyers/

Posted by Hussaini Ali December 19, 2017

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