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
Courtroom Mail has obtained a historic tribute to Chief Emmanuel Ofulue written by Zik C Obi 11. It is not just a tribute but a piece of history.
A TRIBUTE TO LATE CHIEF SIR EMMANUEL OFULUE, FORMER CHAIRMAN, NBA LAGOS BRANCH – THE GIANT WHO LED THE PREMIER BRANCH’S FIGHT TO STOP THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL, VICTORIA ISLAND , LAGOS CAMPUS AND THE SALE OR ALIENATION OF THE PREMISES. BY ZIK C. OBI II ESQ. Continue reading Zik Obi’s tribute to Chief Ofulue reminds lawyers of a historic suit filed in 1999
A January 03, 2018 news-report published on www.ilorin.info (and some other news platforms)was captioned, “Firdaus/Law School saga: Kwara Speaker challenges Law School to end silence,” and reported that the “Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad had challenged the Nigeria Law School to respond to allegation of “unlawful discrimination regarding to the Firdaus Amasa’s case, noting that continuous silence beyond the next 30 days will have become unacceptable.” The Hon Speaker who is also said to be an Associate Professor of Law reportedly described the incident as “unwarranted and unfortunate,” and stated that when he (the speaker) was called to Bar in New York, he was dressed only in suit without the wig and gown and a few Muslim ladies wore their Hijab without let or hindrance. Continue reading My Personal Opinion on the ultimatum issued to Nigerian Law School by Speaker of Kwara State house of Assembly