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Photos: A resounding welcome for Paul Usoro by Akwa Ibom Lawyers in Uyo

A cross section of lawyers turned out at the Helemah Event Center in Uyo today in solidarity to Paul Usoro SAN. Lawyers present came from different interest groups cutting across the Nigerian Bar Association,FIDA,Young Lawyers Forum etc.The Attorney General of Akwa Ibom was also present, Continue reading Photos: A resounding welcome for Paul Usoro by Akwa Ibom Lawyers in Uyo

NBA Lagos to attend the service of songs of former treasurer today at Ikoyi

The members of the Nigerian Bar Association,Lagos branch were thrown into grief on the 11th of January 2018 when the news of the demise of a former treasurer filtered in.Rose Agbo was the treasurer of the branch from 2007-2009 and was dedicated to the growth of the bar and the legal profession. Continue reading NBA Lagos to attend the service of songs of former treasurer today at Ikoyi

Solicitor fined £5k for sending ‘disturbing’ internal emails

An in-house lawyer who sent a string of offensive emails to a colleague has been fined £5,000 at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.

Robert Michael Ashurst admitting sending messages that were described as sexist, racist and homophobic. Ashurst began working as a solicitor for the General Medical Council in 2014, and struck up a friendship with one colleague in particular. Continue reading Solicitor fined £5k for sending ‘disturbing’ internal emails

Turkey’s Broadcasting Watchdog to Monitor Online Content Under Draft Law

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey will expand the powers of its radio and television watchdog to include overseeing online content providers, under a draft law submitted to parliament on Thursday which the main opposition party said amounted to digital censorship.
The regulation would allow the RTUK watchdog to halt audio and video material streamed online, social media posts and films offered by Internet-based providers like Netflix if they are deemed a threat to national security or moral values. Continue reading Turkey’s Broadcasting Watchdog to Monitor Online Content Under Draft Law

Drama as ‘camera-shy’ Honeywell boss, Otudeko, refuses to leave court

The chairman of Honeywell Group, Oba Otudeko, is currently hiding at the Federal High Court in Lagos to evade journalists’ cameras.

Mr. Otudeko had just finished an appearance in court where he had been summoned to give evidence in a case involving his company and Ecobank Plc. Continue reading Drama as ‘camera-shy’ Honeywell boss, Otudeko, refuses to leave court

Police arrest a fake lawyer at the Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday, said it had arrested a fake lawyer who had been representing people at different magistrates’ courts in the state. The spokesman of the command, SP Chike Oti, told newsmen that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday at Ojo Magistrate’s Court while representing a client. Continue reading Police arrest a fake lawyer at the Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

Right to settle directly is a matter of individual freedom, Supreme Court hears

A landmark case has opened in the Supreme Court that will finally decide whether insurers can bypass solicitors and settle claims directly with injured people. The outcome could either cost insurers millions in extra payments to solicitors or potentially threaten hundreds of firms that depend on personal injury work. Continue reading Right to settle directly is a matter of individual freedom, Supreme Court hears