Centurion Law Group Acquires IMANI- Lawyers On Demand Launches Africa-wide Flexible Legal Services Model

Centurion Law Group (Centurion), a pan-African law conglomerate, now offers the cost savings and efficiency of flexible legal services through its acquisition of IMANI-African Lawyers On Demand.
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US Consulate Invites Female Lawyers to Movie Screening in Lagos

    The Public Affairs section of the US Consulate General Lagos invites female lawyers to the 2018 Africa Film Festival featuring the screening of 'Balancing the Scales', a documentary film about women lawyers in the United States. The film explores how...
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What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property refers to creative innovation such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. This concept is protected in law by patents, copyright and trademarks, which enable people to earn recognition...
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SERAP Demands Probe of Kano Governor Ganduje

Pressure group, Socio-Economic Right and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the probe of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.
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What is a Writ of Summons?

A writ of summons is an originating process, and its competency gives the court the jurisdiction to look into the suit before it.
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Leading African Anti-Piracy Group Set To Shut Down

The Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT) is shutting down. According to the Board of Directors, it lacks sufficient funding after several members gave up their support. The organization was reportedly plagued by a variety of scandals, including accusations of sexual harassment against a senior executive.
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The Prospects and Challenges of Renewable Energy Nigeria By Zainab Dunmoye

The Prospects and Challenges of Renewable Energy Nigeria By Zainab Dunmoye
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The Existing Abortion Law: An Overview of the Nigerian Legislation by Chikamso Ononuju

Abortion law gives rise to either the permission, restriction or prohibition of abortion. The concept of abortion is very wide, giving rise to controversial topics and opinions on the subject matter. Abortion has been made illegal in many jurisdictions as over 25% of the world’s population live in countries with highly restrictive abortion laws, mostly in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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Reasons Why Young Lawyers Must Attend the ‘CREATE YOUR FUTURE’ Workshop – GreySage Consulting

As the legal profession welcomes an influx of new starry-eyed wigs estimated at about 4,000 every year, their chances of securing juicy opportunities in existing law firms are few and far between. The labour shortfall in addition to the worrisome number of disillusionment among young lawyers is a burden that GreySage Consulting, a Lagos-based legal seeks to bear.
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Buhari’s Credentials: The ‘Staff’ Must Stop

Back in the days when the military was still in power, it was a common sight for a soldier in a commercial bus popularly referred to as 'danfo' whether in uniform or mufti, to reply a conductor's request for bus fares with the word 'staff'.
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Exploring The Freedom Of Information Act, 2011 As A Tool For Holding Government And Public Institutions Accountable By Henry Chibuike Ugwu

How much does a Nigerian senator earn as monthly salary? What are the allowances such a senator is entitled to? How many Nigerians know the amount of money spent on the health of the President annually? Can you state with certainty the total amount of money recovered from corrupt public officials so far by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)?
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Centurion Law Group Acquires IMANI- Lawyers On Demand Launches Africa-wide Flexible Legal Services Model

Centurion Law Group (Centurion), a pan-African law conglomerate, now offers the cost savings and efficiency of flexible legal services through its acquisition of IMANI-African Lawyers On Demand.
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Reasons Why Young Lawyers Must Attend the ‘CREATE YOUR FUTURE’ Workshop – GreySage Consulting

As the legal profession welcomes an influx of new starry-eyed wigs estimated at about 4,000 every year, their chances of securing juicy opportunities in existing law firms are few and far between. The labour shortfall in addition to the worrisome number of disillusionment among young lawyers is a burden that GreySage Consulting, a Lagos-based legal seeks to bear.
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Ethiopia Gets First female Supreme Court President

Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government. The appointment of Meaza Ashenafi comes two weeks after Ahmed named 10 female ministers to make Ethiopia the third country in Africa – after Rwanda and Seychelles – to have its cabinet split equally between men and women.
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Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Wins Three Awards at 2018 Law Digest Africa Awards

Top Nigerian law firm Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe has won three awards at the the 2018 Africa Law Digest Awards held yesterday in Victoria Island Lagos.The awards are organised by Africa's premier law journal Law Digest 
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Revenge Porn: Nigerian Court Jails Man For Two Years

A 40-year-old man, Olubunmi Ayan, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for revenge porn. Revenge porn or revenge pornography is the distribution of sexually explicit images or video of individuals without their permission. The sexually explicit images or video may be made by a partner of an intimate relationship with the knowledge and consent of the subject, or it may be made without his or her knowledge.
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