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.
Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) Unveils draft Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (NCCG) 2018
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) has unveiled the draft of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (NCCG) 2018, the outcome of a 15-member committee set up in January to review the October 2016 suspended National Code.
Paul Usoro is one of Nigeria’s leading lawyers, with industry-leading expertise in commercial and telecommunications law. In the fourth part of a series of articles, he tackles the issue of welfare for young practitioners in the legal profession, the structural problems fuelling it and set out a range of proposals the Nigerian Bar Association should consider in order to alter the status quo,
NBA ECNBA Releases List Of Candidates Cleared For The National Officers Election, Fails To Clear Mazi Afam Osigwe
The Electoral Committee of the NBA has released the official screening result sheet of the NBA National officers elections.
Popular Lawyer Afam Osigwe this morning released a press statement stating that the news of him not being cleared is not coming as a surprise. From his words, he affirmed that certain persons had been boosting about that fact.
Justice Ibrahim Buba in a judgment delivered at the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos on Wednesday, reiterated that the Federal Government of Nigeria and it’s agencies are bound to recognize an arbitral award rendered in Dec 2015, on the issue.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed a bill which will ensure that companies doing business in the state hire at least 10 per cent of their senior workers and 70 per cent of junior workers from among the indigenes of the state. The bill requires the governor’s assent for it to become law.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko struck eight of the 23 charges against Mr Joshua Dariye out on the grounds of either duplicity or lack of sufficient evidence.
Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted First Bank Plc, its chairperson, Ms Ibukun Awolaja, and the managing director, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, over their refusal to honour the payment of N122 billion bond guaranteed by the bank. The conviction of the trio was as a result of the N122 billion judgement debt against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in an oil spill suit filed by Ejama community in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of United Capital, Toyin F. Sanni will be resigning in a couple of weeks. She made this known in a post on her LinkedIn page, on Sunday. Several news media had hinted at this.