The date for the election of a fresh set of national officers to take over the running of the affairs of the Nigerian Bar Association is almost upon us. By now, the administration of A.B. Mahmoud, SAN should be preparing its end cue.
A Comparative Analysis of the NITDA Draft Data Protection Guidelines 2017 With the GDPR By Motunrayo Akinyemi
The advancement of technology over the years has transitioned almost all aspects of a man’s life to the internet. Individuals are increasingly using various social media platforms, websites, and other internet platforms generating, collecting, processing, storing their personal data at an unprecedented level.
Sometimes in July 2017 the Nigerian Senate voted to amend some salient provisions of the country’s Constitution. This concern stemmed out of the obvious contradictions that our constitution has increasingly become unworkable in recent times. It is therefore believed that an urgent amendment is required as part of the restructuring plan of the country.
I am strongly persuaded that we need to review the current mode of administering the Bar, so as to deepen participation by female lawyers, young lawyers, in-house counsel and lawyers in public service.
Nearly 20 graduands from the Department of Law at the University of Jos have been erroneously awarded First Class degrees by the university. The error, which occurred on the university’s convocation ceremony web portal, saw several graduands of the department’s 2015/2016 academic session bagging First Class degrees.