IBA holds a conference in Ghana-Register your interest

The International Bar Association will hold a conference in Accra in November under the theme: Rising to the Challenge of Africa’s Economic Development – The Role of the Legal Profession.

15–17 November 2017, Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

A conference presented by the IBA African Regional Forum with the support of the Ghana Bar Association

TOPICS INCLUDE:

The challenges of resolving business disputes in Africa

The practice of Law on a rising continent

Emerging practice areas to meet the needs of Africa’s economic growth

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“Nigeria Law School should be deregularised’ Prof Ernest Ojukwu

Prof Ernest Ojukwu

The falling standard of legal education in Nigeria is becoming a great burden to some of the senior lawyers in the country such as Prof. Ernest Ojukwu (SAN). He was at a time, the Secretary of the Federal Governments Committee on the Reform of Legal Education. In this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE of the Guardian, he pointed out that the Nigerian Law School, saddled with the responsibility of training prospective lawyers before they are called to Bar, needs to be deregularised to allow other private institutions train law students. He also said the study of ethics must be introduced in the law curriculum in order to set the right tone for addressing the decline among other issues. Continue reading “Nigeria Law School should be deregularised’ Prof Ernest Ojukwu

Saraki-Stop blaming the Judiciary,CCB & CCT are under the control of the EXECUTIVE-Tunji Abdulhameed

Tunji Abdulhameed

Since the Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) discharged Nigeria’s senate President in a case of false declaration of assets.I have listened and read comments and opinions of some Nigerians on the ruling delivered yesterday by CCT in the case of the Senate President, the reactions of some Nigerians especially some respected senior lawyers and SANs were shocking to me and showed lack of understanding of how judicial system works, sentiments  and mischievous nature of some Nigerians, particularly some respected and senior lawyers and SANs. Continue reading Saraki-Stop blaming the Judiciary,CCB & CCT are under the control of the EXECUTIVE-Tunji Abdulhameed