The average Nigerian is a wary human. There abides an inherent distrust in any venture that involves parting with any form of capital, much less, taxes. To the average Nigerian, the government breaks things – promises, their hearts and the social contract, there is no direct benefit of paying taxes and the unrelenting way that taxes are perpetually demanded and extracted from their friends who are in the tax net is absolutely frightful and unenviable.
Dead Ex-Chief Judge, Dasuki, Ladoja, Fani-Kayode, Akala, Dokpesi, Gbenga Daniel Banned By FG From Traveling
The Federal government released the names of 50 high profile Nigerians banned from travelling outside the Country. The personalities include an ex-CJ of Enugu dstate who died recently, Thirteen former governors, seven ex-ministers, former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, among others are on the list of persons barred from travelling out of the country, following the implementation of the Executive Order 6 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
My family and I, express our commiseration with the wife and family of the late Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Rivers State, Chief, Hon. Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, the Port Harcourt Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, and the good people and the Government of Rivers State, on the sad demise of their illustrious Son.
At the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch, which held on the 23rd of July at the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, Learned Silk, Paul Usoro, SAN presented a paper during the Knowledge Sharing Session titled, “The Art of Cross-Examination”.
A video has emerged online showing the brutalization of a young lawyer named Olakunle Karimu by the Nigerian Police. The young lawyer had gone to his former employer Oluyomi Olawore LLP to demand his outstanding salary after a cheaque which was to offset his salary was rejected by the bank.
Mazi Afam made this statement at a brief media parley held on Wednesday,13th June, 2018.According to him, lawyers want a Bar Association that cares about its member’s welfare; a bar that cares about young lawyers, a Bar that cares about protecting their income.
A lot has already been said and written about Paul Usoro as The Man, The Lawyer, The Candidate… Some have however called for reflections from a time more distant into the past. I am in a position to offer this; so I will start with a glimpse of Paul from earlier days and from my own perspective . I will progress from there, giving my own impressions of Paul Usoro as a boy, a law student and then a legal practitioner.