Photos:Martin Ogunleye leads NBA Lagos branch Lawyers to the new Legal year as Ambode throws his wait in support

Martin Ogunleye
Martin Ogunleye

The New Legal year in Lagos began officially today with prayers at the CMS Marina and Central Mosque,Nnamdi Azikiwe str. The Catholic Mass was held yesterday at the Cathedral in Catholic Mission road Lagos to herald the new legal year.

Philomena Omoridion ,Chuks Nwana ,Frank Agbedo
Philomena Omoridion ,Chuks Nwana ,Frank Agbedo

Martin Ogunleye,the Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association ,Lagos led his members to the church services on 25th and 26th of September.

14470809_10209541189899206_2035581880_n

The Governor of Lagos state,Akin Ambode attended the church service in Marina and pledged a continued support to the Judiciary.

14470780_10209541188899181_1118536599_n-1

The events of the legal week are expected to run throughout the week.

Marian Jones and Anthonia Eke
Marian Jones and Anthonia Eke
Emeka Ngige SAN and Olusegun Fabunmi
Emeka Ngige SAN and Olusegun Fabunmi
Dipo Okpeseyi SAN,Abimbola Akeredolu SAN,Yinka Fayokun
Dipo Okpeseyi SAN

Matrimonial Proceedings-Compulsory conference is not compulsory and Lawyers are not bound to reconcile parties-Atata

Anthony Atata
Anthony Atata

Matrimonial Causes proceedings are in many ways at variance with the normal civil proceedings in the high courts.  Being a special proceeding, it is governed by its rules and of course the matrimonial causes act. Continue reading Matrimonial Proceedings-Compulsory conference is not compulsory and Lawyers are not bound to reconcile parties-Atata

In the case of Somalia V Kenya at the ICJ-Hearing continued today as Africa awaits the verdict

kenya-somalia-dispute

The maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia continued today at the International court of Justice in a public hearing that began on Monday 19th of September 2016.The matter was instituted on the 28th of August 2014 by Somalia against Kenya with regard to “a dispute concerning maritime delimitation in the Indian Ocean” Continue reading In the case of Somalia V Kenya at the ICJ-Hearing continued today as Africa awaits the verdict

Breaking News:The Court of Appeal declines to annul the election of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.

court-of-appeal-nigeria

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, declined to annul the election of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State

The court, in an unanimous judgement by a five-man panel of Justices, dismissed joint appeal the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its governorship candidate in the state, Mr. Timipre Sylva, lodged against Dickson. Continue reading Breaking News:The Court of Appeal declines to annul the election of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.

Just in-Massive data breach in Yahoo.Your account may be involved

yahoo

Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) will confirm this week a massive data breach of its service, technology news website Recode reported on Thursday, citing several sources close to the situation.

The breach exposed several hundred million user accounts, Recode reported.

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) bought Yahoo’s core internet properties, including Yahoo search and Yahoo mail, for $4.83 billion in July.

Yahoo could not be immediately reached for comment.

reuters

Everything has a legal perspective