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  • Sapara Williams is First Nigerian lawyer, Says Faleti
  • Lagos lawyer, Otolorin Faleti has joined the furore over who is the first Nigerian lawyer. Accoring to him, the late Sapara Williams and not the late Asuquo Etim Inyang was the first Nigerian lawyer. Calabar branch cha[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • Slow Adjudication Worries Don
  • A  don, Prof. Bankole Sodipo, has expressed concern over the slow pace of adjudication of commercial litigation in the country. Prof. Sodipo expressed this worry last week  while delivering the 7th inaugural l[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • Wanted: Human Rights-Compliant Laws
  • The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has inaugurated a four-man committee to examine and collate, national and state laws that conflict with human rights norms. Lawyers hail the move. Eric Ikhilae reports. DESPI[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • Lawyer Seeks Review of Infrastructure Commission Act
  • Lead Partner at the Detail Commercial Solicitors, Mr Ayuli Jemide, has called for a review of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Act of 2005. He said the commission needs to be empowered to impos[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • Stay of Proceedings in Criminal Matters: To be or Not to be
  • I have read and watched, with incredulity, the needless hoopla and rocus generated by the Supreme Court’s ruling staying further proceedings in the Saraki trial before the CCT. Some lawyers who disagreed with the r[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • September 2015 Bar examination Results Released
  • The Council of Legal Education in Abuja has released the results of the September 2015 bar examinations sat by 4,610 candidates. The resulst showed that eight of the candidates were awarded first class honours, which is[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015
  • Court Orders Receiver to Take Over BSS Steel Rolling Mills
  • A Federal High Court, Lagos has restrained the directors  and  agents of a limited liability company, BSS Steel Rolling Mill Limited, from having access to any sum of money standing to its credit until the sum[...]
  • Date Posted:: 24/Nov/2015