The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice I.N Auta has formally requested from the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) the nomination of suitably qualified candidates, for consideration for appointment as Judges of the Federal High Court.
Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 3(1)(a)(I) of the 2014 Revised NJC Guidelines & Procedural Rules for the appointment of the Judiciary Officers of all Superior Court of record in Nigeria;
Until last week, Charles Adeogun-Phillips represented the Federal Government in the trial of Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Ngwuta. His sudden withdrawal from the case has been subject of media speculations. But he declines to speak on the issue for the sake of client-counsel relationship. At 35 in March 2001, Adeogun-Phillips was appointed a senior trial attorney and lead counsel at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, leading teams of international lawyers in the prosecution of persons involved in the 1994 Rwandan genocide in which about 800,000 civilians were killed. In this interview with The Nations Senior Correspondent JOSEPH JIBUEZE, he speaks on the anti-corruption war, appointment of Chief Justice of Nigeria, judicial reforms, why there is low conviction in high profile cases, Southern Kaduna killings and genocide.
First class graduate of the Nigerian Law School and Associate with Templars, Kenneth Okwor tells us about his nomination for the Future Awards and more
IHRDA is seeking to recruit legal interns from the region to support its human rights litigation work.
The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has directed that 30 lawyers should be employed immediately into the state judiciary to boost the manpower needs of the state Ministry of Justice.
Following a unanimous decision of the board of Partners of Sterling Partnership, Laura Alakija has meritoriously been appointed to the rank of Partner following six (6) years of her unwavering commitment to the growth of the practice and its business.
That the offices for which members or candidates will be eligible to contest for elective offices in the Branches under the Uniform Bye-laws and their qualifications are as appear hereunder
NILS Online Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting (PGDLD) Commences 2016/2017 academic session
The National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) is the capacity building organ of the Nigerian National Assembly and was established by an Act of Parliament in 2011
The Penal Code guides the north most especially criminal matters based on Islamic laws while the criminal code guides the south