OLU IS READY Like winners of Gold medal at Olympics, Olumide Akpata has spent considerable amount of years, investing his time in understanding the affairs of the NBA. Every member of the Bar can attest to the fact that he has the most recent, useful and relevant experience in the business of the Bar. ThisJuly 28, 2020
NIPOST ATTEMPTS TO USE THE “TECHNOLOGY” OF HARSH REGULATIONS TO DISRUPT LOGISTICS BUSINESS IN NIGERIA
In today’s world, we have seen and are familiar with how tech companies are using technology to disrupt several business sectors. While many are being pushed out of business as a result, some others are finding ways to innovate in order to remain relevant. In Nigeria, there are a number of government-owned business establishments. ThereJuly 26, 2020
The Story Appeal No. CA/L/1196/2016 – Keystone Bank Limited v. Office Devices Limited & Anor. The Respondents, Office Devices Ltd. & Mr Boni Obieze, owed the Appellant, Keystone Bank Ltd., the sum of about N18, 600, 000. 00 (Eighteen Million Six Hundred Thousand Naira). While the debt remained unpaid, the Bank erroneously credited the Respondents’July 25, 2020
In a country where many of her citizens are hungry for greener pastures abroad, the business of procuring visas blossoms at a high rate. Many see the same as an opportunity to swindle unsuspecting persons. The fraudulent activities associated with procuring work visas are in various categories including crimes such as human trafficking. Even whereJuly 12, 2020
One of the major contenders for the position of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in the forthcoming 2020 elections, Mr Olumide Akpata, has clarified that he made no statement regarding licensing of law firms. According to him, the assertion of Edoabasi Udo Esq. to the contrary was perhaps an “innocuous misunderstanding” ofJuly 5, 2020
O. V. Frank-Briggs Esq. , past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port-Harcourt Branch has given a reliable eye-witness account regarding the unfortunate stories trailing an after-party organised by The Integrity Group to celebrate the emergence of Prince Nyekwere as the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Port Harcourt Branch. He recounts as follows:June 28, 2020
As Nigerian lawyers prepare for the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 2020 elections, one of the major contenders for the position of the President of the NBA, Mr Olumide Akpata (Senior Partner at Templars), shared his perspectives in an interview with The Palm (People’s Accolade Law Magazine) on 18 June 2020. The interview was moderated byJune 18, 2020
WHY OLUMIDE AKPATA? In December, 2017, I attended the NBA Dinner of the NBA Lagos Branch (one of the best events I have ever attended till date) at a time when I was disillusioned with the Profession. I was working tirelessly with a law firm in Ikeja earning a remuneration that couldn’t take me homeJune 18, 2020
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