‘There is no comprehensive piracy law in Nigeria’

Adjudicating on admiralty or maritime matters was a herculean task for Nigerian judges as well as lawyers who appear before them until the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) decided to take the bull by the horns by way of organizing international seminars for judges. Today, the story has changed and more judges are now at home with contemporary issues on international transportation laws. The Executive Secretary of the NSC, Mr. Hassan Bello, in this interview with select journalist including Joseph Onyekwere gives an overview of their upcoming seminar. He, among other issues hinted that the agenda to push for piracy law in Nigeria is in the works, when the judges’ seminar for this year ends July 5. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/there-is-no-comprehensive-piracy-law-in-nigeria/

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 27, 2018

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NBA Seeks Collaboration with SEC Nigeria

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) is seeking collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Commission’s efforts to deepen the capital market. Chair NBA Section on Business Law (SBL) Mr. Olumide Akpata, made the call when members of the NBA-SBL visited the SEC office in Abuja Full story

Source: www.proshareng.com

Posted by Amaka, 23 May 2018

‘Why Technology may soon take over legal profession’

Indigenous software powerhouse, System Specs, has warned that the legal profession is on the cusp of a transformation, in which artificial-intelligence platforms will dramatically affect how legal works get done. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 23 May 2018

Nigerians express diverse views over online divorce application

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday expressed divergent views over the introduction of online divorce applications by the British authorities. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 10 May 2018

CCT chairman faces contempt of court charges

Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Yakubu Umar, may be charged for contempt of court today.This followed a ‘notice of consequence of disobedience to order of court’ filed against him by one Francis Ogar, over his wrongful dismissal from the CCT. Full story

Source: http://www.guardian.ng

Posted by Amaka, 8 May 2018

Council Appeals To Lawyers To Offer Free Legal Services To Less Privileged

Mrs Joy Bob- Manuel, the Director General, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria (LACON), has appealed to lawyers to offer free legal services to the indigent, who could not afford to secure the services of legal practitioners. Full story

Source: www.pmnewsnigeria.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 May 2018

Nigerian copyright law inadequate -Expert

The copyright law in Nigeria are grossly inadequate to address the emerging trends in protection and enforcement, an expert, Dr Samuel Andrews, has said. Full story

Source: www.nan.ng

Posted by Amaka, 8 May 2018