The National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Lagos Archdiocese will be holding its 4th Professional Development Seminar and Colloquium on the *28th April, 2018*.

Two eminent Speakers will be addressing the participants during the morning Session which is the *Professional Development Seminar* themed: *EXPLORING EMERGING AREAS OF LAW PRACTICE.*

Mrs Bisi Adeyemi* Managing Director, DCSL Corporate Services Limited will be speaking on the opportunities available to lawyers in 21st Century Law Practice.  *Mr Emeka Ndu* of C & I Leasing Plc will cover current developments in his area of specialization. He is expected to address participants from the viewpoint of a corporate body requiring the services of in-house and external counsel in modern business transactions.

Bearing in mind that the frontiers of Law Practice are being pushed on a daily basis, it would be most rewarding to participate in a Session which will explode into new opportunities for Law Practice.

This year, the NACL has added a twist to the Seminar. The afternoon Session will be a *Colloquium* convened to address: *THE NIGERIA ITS PEOPLE DESIRE, DESERVE AND DEMAND – The Citizen’s and Government’s Collective Task of Building a Sustainable, Responsive and Accountable New Nigeria.*

The Lead Speaker will be: *Professor Pat Utomi, (Founder / CEO, Centre for Values and Leadership).*

As part of the general theme,

Professor Akin Oyebode* former Professor of International Law and Jurisprudence, University of Lagos, will be speaking on *A People’s Constitution as an Instrument of Growth and Development in a New Nigeria.*

Ms Idayat Hassan* Director, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD Abuja) will address the colloquium on *Building Strong Democratic Institutions: An Imperative for the Common Good in Nigeria. *

Recognising the importance of Knowledge, Youth and the role of Religion and Ethnicity in the search for a viable Nigeria,

*Dr Chi Chi Aniagolu Okoye* of Wateraid, a Not- for- Profit organization headquartered in London will speak on *Education in the Search for Effective Leadership in Nigeria.*

*Prof. Charles Ukeje* Reader in International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University will cover the topic of: *The Youth as Agents in the Restructuring of Nigeria.*

To speak on *Pseudo Religion and Ethnicity –A Bane to Accountable and Transparent Leadership in Nigeria* is *Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Akinwale* Vice Chancellor, Dominican University Ibadan.

Commencement time for the Seminar is 9am while the Colloquium will begin at 11.30am.


Venue is Colonades Hotel, 21 Kingsway Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.


For registration and enquiries contact:, or call 08034157325.

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