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  • Nigeria’s Interest Rates/Forex Quagmire Part 1
  • A quagmire is “an area of soft, wet ground that you sink into if you try to work on it” (Cambridge dictionary). It is “a soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot” (Oxford dictionary). It i[...]
  • Date Posted:: 27/Dec/2016
  • My Tribute To Obi Okwusogu By Antonio Atata
  • This is not a short story; it is a tribute to a good man whose life cannot be reduced to a few lines even by the best of flash fiction authors. Last week, my world stood still and perhaps that of thousands of other lawy[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Dec/2016
  • Lawmakers as Lawbreakers
  • Saraki...is the Senate leadership right The defection of Senator Yele Omogunwa from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress last week has again shown that the country’s lawmakers have little[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Dec/2016
  • Nigerian Bar Association Branches Election Guidelines 2016
  • That the offices for which members or candidates will be eligible to contest for elective offices in the Branches under the Uniform Bye-laws and their qualifications are as appear hereunder: – (a) Chairman: ten (1[...]
  • Date Posted:: 11/May/2016
  • Two Chambers, Two Spirits By Olakunle Abimbola
  • . Two chambers: one, a putative pointer to a redemptive future; the other, a snarling mirror of a decadent past. That is the stark choice before a nation at a terrible crossroads — between an executive of rectitud[...]
  • Date Posted:: 26/Apr/2016
  • Is N50 stamp duty legal? Part 2 By Emokiniovo Dafe-Akpedeye
  • . Emokiniovo Dafe-Akpedeye, who holds a First Class degree in Economics and Management and a Law Degree from the University of Oxford, and Joseph Onele, also a First Class holder in Law from University of Ibadan (UI), as[...]
  • Date Posted:: 26/Apr/2016
  • Is N50 stamp duty legal? Part 1 By Emokiniovo Dafe-Akpedeye
  • . Emokiniovo Dafe-Akpedeye, who holds a First Class Degree in Economics and Management and a Law Degree from the University of Oxford, and Joseph Onele, also a First Class holder in Law from the University of Ibadan, arg[...]
  • Date Posted:: 26/Apr/2016
  • Personal Career Development
  • The legal profession as practiced in Nigeria, once a gentleman becomes a legal practitioner properly so called, he takes learning shelter in the four walls of a law office to harness and improve legal skills. This does n[...]
  • Date Posted:: 12/Apr/2016
  • Re: Public Notice to All Legal Practitioners by Afam Osigwe
  • Thanks distinguished colleagues for taking out time to comment on this issue. While many of us do not agree that the stamp helps fight quacks (it does), I can tell you that the stamp is a loss making venture for the NBA.[...]
  • Date Posted:: 01/Apr/2016
  • NBA: Notice to All Legal Practitioners
  • We respectfully notify you that the number of stamps in every pack of stamps has been reduced from one hundred and twenty (120) to ninety six (96). This as a result in the decline in the value of the Naira as w[...]
  • Date Posted:: 31/Mar/2016