Maintaining partnership in law firms is a challenge – Henry Ajumogobia (SAN)

Maintaining partnership in law firms is a challenge – Henry Ajumogobia (SAN)

Just recently, the president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) inaugurated a Legal Profession Regulatory Review Committee. Among other tasks, it is to review the regulatory architecture of the legal profession and the role of the Body of Benchers. It is also to review the roles of the General Council of the Bar, the Council of Legal Profession, the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the NBA in the regulation of the legal profession as well as the current standards for admission into the Nigerian Bar and recommend changes. Henry Ajumogobia (SAN), in this online interview with GODWIN DUNIA of the Guardian Newspaper, describes the action as the right step in the right direction. He also spoke on the future of the profession among others.

Judge Withdraws From Fani-Kayode’s Trial

Judge Withdraws From Fani-Kayode’s Trial

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has withdrawn himself from further presiding over the alleged N 4. 9bn fraud charge pressed against a former Minister of Aviation , Femi Fani- Kayode , by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Arms Scam: Ex-Minister Obanikoro’s Wife Loses Abuja Mansion To The Federal Government, Appeals

Arms Scam: Ex-Minister Obanikoro’s Wife Loses Abuja Mansion To The Federal Government, Appeals

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Jabi, Abuja, has ordered that Alhaja Moroophat Obanikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, should forfeit her property pending the outcome of investigations into her husband and children. The court also rejected a prayer asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to pay her the sum of N200m for violating her fundamental human rights. Obanikoro’s wife has, however, headed for the Appeal Court to challenge the court judgment.