Nnamdi Okechukwu Okeke Departs-(1976-2016.) Post your Tribute

Late Okechukwu Okeke
Late Okechukwu Okeke

Nnamdi  Okechukwu-Okeke was the first son of Hon. Justice O.J. Okeke (retired )  born in Onitsha, Anambra State in 1976 died on September 29, 2016. A native of Adazi Ani in Aniocha LGA. Anambra State. He attended secondary school at the famous Dennis Memorial Grammar School( DMGS) Onitsha, later proceeded to read law at University of Benin, and LL.M in Maritime law. Wales. UK. Worked as an Associate at Femi Atoyebi SAN & CO. Later founded Comfort Partners LP. Nnamdi was a member Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos  Branch . May his soul rest in peace.  Post your Tribute

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Photos:Martin Ogunleye leads NBA Lagos branch Lawyers to the new Legal year as Ambode throws his weight 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.

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

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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