I felicitate with my brother silk, Chief Emeka Ngige [S.A.N], Ikemba n’Alor as he celebrates his birthday today. On this auspicious occasion of his birthday I join other members of our great association the Nigerian Bar Association particularly the Lagos Continue reading Paul Usoro SAN felicitates with Emeka Ngige SAN on his birthday
Muyiwa Akinboro SAN is a good man. A well respected member of the bar who has served the bar meritoriously and has attained an enviable height in the legal profession. I revere him a lot especially his carriage which exudes nobility and royalty. Continue reading Welfare of Lawyers and the unfair caricature of a lawyer’s health: 6 things Muyiwa Akinboro SAN probably didn’t know- Anthony Atata
An Iranian woman says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for removing her compulsory Islamic headscarf out of protest. Continue reading Iranian woman ‘sentenced to 20 years in prison’ for removing headscarf in protest
Amasa Firdaus,the Nigerian Law graduate who was denied admission into the bar for refusing to remove her hijab has been called to the Nigerian Bar today with 1,549 others. Continue reading Amasa Firdaus the woman at the center of the Hijab controversy has been called to the Nigerian Bar
ADETOUN v. LAFARGE AFRICA PLC & ANOR (2018)
PRACTICE AREA: TORT
Typically, when accidents occur, they are presumed to have arisen due to the negligence of one or more of the parties involved. However, does the fact that a party has suffered (more) injury proof negligence on the part of the other party? Continue reading The mere occurrence of an accident is not proof of Negligence
The Election Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has commenced verification of voters in the forthcoming election of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) slated for July 27th and 28. In a letter dated 9thof July,the committee released the guidelines for verification as follows: Continue reading NBA Elections 2018: The Election Committee commences Verification- See guide
The decongestion of Prison by bringing justice to the poor , setting the captives free and giving hope to the oppressed is the major focus of the Committee members.
Based on the advice of the Controller of Prison, the Committee concluded on a Pilot starting with Ikoyi Prison . Continue reading Report of the Human Rights Committee of NBA Lagos by Supo Famuyiwa Esq
Christina Blacklaws on Thursday took office as the fifth woman president of the Law Society of England and Wales, succeeding Joe Egan. Continue reading Christina Blacklaws emerges President, Law Society of England -To lead government Law Tech push
A County Court judge has thrown out a claim after the litigant contravened orders not to contact his lawyers mid-evidence.
Her Honour Judge Clarke, sitting in Oxford, had warned the claimant at the end of the day in Hughes Jarvis Limited v Searle that he was ‘in purdah’ mid-way through his cross-examination, and that he should not communicate with any third party, including his legal advisers. Continue reading Litigant found in contempt for emailing lawyer during cross-examination
Alternate Chairman… Ikhide Ehighelua Esq.,
Secretary.. Kola Omotinugbon Esq.