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George Etomi Quiz- Finals

Which organisation in Nigeria has the primary function of administration of Maritime Safety Seafarers Standards and Security, Maritime Labour, Shipping Regulation, Promotion of Commercial Shipping and Cobatage activities, Pollution Prevention and Control in the marine environment, to implement domesticated International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions.?

  1. Nigerian Ports Authority
  2. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
  3. Nigerian Shippers Council

George Etomi Prize Question 2

  1. The winding up of a company by the court shall be deemed to commence at the time the court delivers Judgement on the winding up petition

True or False?

2. The apex regulatory institution of the Nigerian capital market is

A. Securities and Exchange commission
B.Nigerian Stock Exchange
C. Corporate Affairs Commission.
D.Investment and Securities Tribunal

Abimbola Akeredolu SAN Prize: Final question

  1. A resolution shall be a special resolution when it has been passed by a simple majority of votes cast by such members of the company as,being entitled to do so,vote in person or by proxy at a general meeting.
    True or False

2.In a Criminal trial,a dumb witness was called to give evidence and he opted to put his evidence in writing in open court. Such evidence will be admitted as

A . Oral Evidence
B. Documentary Evidence
C.Affidavit Evidence

3. An action where an interested person claims a declaration is commenced by

A. Originating summons
B. Originating Motion
C. Writ of summons
D.Petition

Abimbola Akeredolu SAN Prize- Question 3

  1. Reduction of a Company’s Share Capital requires

A. An Ordinary resolution
B. A Special resolution
C. An Ordinary resolution and confirmation by the court.
D. A Special resolution and confirmation by the court.

2. In criminal proceedings,evidence of the fact that a defendant is of good character is

A. Not admissible
B. Is always admissible
C. Is admissible only when the character of the accused is a fact in issue.
D. Is admissible only when the defendant has given evidence of his character.

3. Letters of Administration in respect of the properties of deceased men of the armed forces are granted by

A. The Federal High Court.
B. The State High Court
C. Court Martial
D. The Miltary Wills and Testamentary Tribunal

Remember to answer like this 1E,2F,3E

Breaking News- Olakunle Afolabi wins the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers

Courtroom Mail is  happy to inform you that the winners of the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for young Lawyers have emerged. Olakunle Afolabi emerged as the winner with two others in the finals of the competition that took place this morning. 72 Young Lawyers registered for the competition and 13 made it to the finals.

Three questions below were posted for the 13 finalists to answer  .

1.In criminal cases, evidence of good character of the defendant is admissible- True or False?- THE ANSWER IS TRUE see section 81 of the Evidence Act

2.An Auditor of a company is entitled to a notice of a general meeting- True or False? THE ANSWER IS TRUE see section 219 of The Companies and Allied Matters Act

3. A person who is 65 years at the time of appointment of a director of a public company has a duty to disclose his/her age to members of the company at a general meeting- True or False?
THE ANSWER IS FALSE-THE ANSWER IS FALSE.It is actually 70 years.
In view of the above,the following were the first to answer the three questions correctly.

NOTE: Courtroom mail time runs on GMT. The questions  were posted at 8:32 am today Nigerian time which is GMT +1

1st – Olakunle Afolabi- called 2016,based in Lagos.
2nd- Joshua Ugwu- called 2017,based in Kano
3rd- Mayor Njoku-called 2016,based in Lagos

Olakunle Afolabi is hereby declared the winner of the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail prize for Young Lawyers. Congratulations.

The winner will have a one year exclusive subscription of Supreme court reports by Lawbreed while the second and third will have a full year basic subscription of the same law report.

We thank everyone that participated and we are glad you did.

Courtroom Mail is dedicated to rewarding our readers in different ways and we will continue to engage in many more rewarding competitions. Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers 2018 is hereby closed.

Final question: Justice Ayo Philips Prize for young Lawyers

Welcome to the finals of Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers.

The first three to answer the questions correctly will win the 2018 Prize in order of answer. We have three questions and you must answer the three correctly to win

How to answer: Just answer like this e.g 1.True,2.True,3 True simple.

QUESTIONS:

  1. In criminal cases, evidence of good character of the defendant is admissible- True or False?
  2. An Auditor of a company is entitled to a notice of a general meeting- True or False?
  3. A person who is 65 years at the time of appointment of a director of a public company has a duty to disclose his/her age to members of the company at a general meeting- True or False?