From 19th to 26th of August 2022, the City of Lagos (Centre of Excellence), will host the 62nd Annual General Conference (AGC) of Africa’s largest professional body, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). In a recent chat with ThisDay Lawyer, Mr. Tobenna Erojikwe, the Chairman of the NBA Technical Committee on Conference Planning (TCCP), noted thatAugust 8, 2022
We are familiar with the story of how a Nigerian legal practitioner, Adekunbi Ogunde (Kunbi), who, until quite recently, (was) a Partner leading the oil & gas practice group in Wole Olanipekun & Co. sought to woo a multinational company, Saipem Nigeria, a subsidiary of Saipem S.P.A., for a brief (USD130 Million case at theAugust 3, 2022
In the coming days, members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will elect their next leaders to serve from August 2022 to August 2024. One of the aspirants to the office of the President of the NBA is Mr. Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN, FCIMC (popularly known as “Y. C. Maikyau” or simply “YC”). Y. C.July 12, 2022
Introduction Fraudsters, money launderers, financiers of terrorism and other criminals are some of the weeds capable of becoming pests within the cryptocurrency space, if they are not adequately curtailed and eradicated. This accounts for the reason some countries of the world like China, Egypt, Colombia, Indonesia, etc are yet to fully adopt crypto within theirJuly 2, 2022
How I. T. Muhammad CJN (Rtd) emerged as CJN In 2019, the Federal Government of Nigeria preferred Charge No. CCT/ABJ/01/19 against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Honourable Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen (CJN) for offences bordering on breach of code of conduct for public officers – non-disclosure of assets – at the CodeJune 28, 2022
“SWITCHING MERCHANTS” OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION: HOW WOLE OLANIPEKUN & CO. ALLEGEDLY WOOED A MULTINATIONAL FOR BRIEF
To attract briefs, law firms around the world activate legitimate strategic systems to achieve this objective. This is particularly the case for law firms operating within jurisdictions that place considerable restrictions on advertising like Nigeria. However, wooing a prospective client for briefs could be risky sometimes, especially in view of Rule 28 (5)(a) of theJune 26, 2022
In line with the laws that govern legal education in Nigeria, before a person can be qualified to practice law, he or she must have acquired a Law Degree (LLB) from a duly accredited university and in addition, pass through the Nigerian Law School for a one year (or more, in the case of studentsJune 23, 2022
Jagaban It was in 2006 that the Late former Emir of Borgu in Niger State, HRH Alh. (Senator) Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III (Mai Borgu), turbaned the Asiwaju of Lagos, and the former Governor of Lagos State, Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) with the prestigious title of the “Jagaban of Borgu”. Jagaban itself means “the Leader ofJune 3, 2022
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