The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has advised judges in the country to always strive to uphold the integrity of the judiciary.
He urged them shun unethical conduct, including corruption, because the onus was on judges to continue to protect the sanctity of the Judiciary.
Templars Managing Counsel, Desmond Ogba has been appointed by the Nigerian Senate to serve as a member of a technical committee of experts to support the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions on ongoing financial law reform.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday swore in three new judges into the State Judiciary, with a charge on them to maintain a high standard of professional competence and integrity to be able to dispense justice to all manners of people without fear or favour, affection or ill will.
The Lagos State government is set to strengthen the activities of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI), an agency set up to safeguard the environment.
The ordeal of Audu Maikori, CEO of Chocolate City, in the hands of security operatives, is far from over as Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has vowed that he must be prosecuted. On February 18, agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Maikori over some inciting messages he posted on social media. Maikori had claimed that five students of College of Education, GidanWaya, Kaduna, were killed in the conflict in southern Kaduna.
The much awaited Bankole Aluko Football Tournament 2017 as finally kicked off with the Opening ceremony holding at Astroturf 2000, Ikoyi on Sunday February 26 2017 with at least Five Senior Advocates of Nigeria present for the opening day fixtures.
In parts of the world a document can only be accepted internationally, if it has been notarized or formally authenticated and its genuineness and valuably verified and certified by a Notary Public.
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.
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association led the newly inaugurated NBA Legal Profession Regulation Review Committee (LPRRC) on a visit to the Office of the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation.
B&I announces the addition of four new Partners, effective January 9, 2017, bringing the number of Partners in the Firm to eleven. The new slate of Partners affirms the Firm’s preference for organic growth and its unwavering commitment to assisting clients achieve their goals.