Like the first edition which held at the Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos on the 1st day of June 2018, the 2nd edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition for Young Lawyers promises to be equally keenly contested.
Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday presided over a five-man panel at the resumed sitting of the Supreme Court in Abuja.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen has appointed constitutional lawyer Sebastine Hon (SAN) as a member of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC). This came as he marked his 51st birthday anniversary and 10 years as a Senior Advocate. Legal Editor JOHN AUSTIN UNACHUKWU reports.
The Federal Government has formally unveiled the nation’s code of corporate governance for 2019.
As part of the strategy to harmonise its global brand and identity, FCMB Group Plc has announced a change of name in the pension management arm of its business.
For most young wigs, getting their legal career up to a good start after their post bar experience is a major bend that defines their trajectory. To help them navigate that crossroad, GreySage Consulting teamed up with dynamic attorney and digital media influencer, Akinyemi Ayinoluwa, for an exclusive mentoring workshop recently in Lagos. The workshop which drew participants from Lagos, and neighbouring states, held on the 7th of December, 2018, at the Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Conference and Exhibition Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.
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.
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.
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.
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