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.
The Lagos State Judicial Service Commission has announced to the general public the commencement of exercise to appoint additional High Court Judges in Lagos State.
Triple First Class Law Graduate Reginald Aziza has started a scholarship award to reward students with exceptional academic achievement. The award named Reginald Aziza Leadership in Law Scholarship Award commenced in October 2017 with two graduates of the Obafemi Awolwo University Ile-Ife, Jeremiah Opeyemi Ojo and Abiodun Elijah Adenekan being the first awardees.
The General Legal Counsel is to plan, organize, coordinate, manage and evaluate the work of the Legal Office in accordance with the work programme and budget so as to optimize its support to the Secretariat in achieving its overall objectives.
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Nigerian Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie on friday Announced the addition of two new partner
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice I.N Auta has formally requested from the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) the nomination of suitably qualified candidates, for consideration for appointment as Judges of the Federal High Court.
Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 3(1)(a)(I) of the 2014 Revised NJC Guidelines & Procedural Rules for the appointment of the Judiciary Officers of all Superior Court of record in Nigeria;
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.
First class graduate of the Nigerian Law School and Associate with Templars, Kenneth Okwor tells us about his nomination for the Future Awards and more