Tag: lawyers

July 15, 2014

Opinion: NOUN – The future of quality and accessible learning

by Umar Bashir Ali   At the National Open University, the facilitators, counselors, and staffs are so friendly and down to ...

May 29, 2014

Boko Haram kills 35 in attacks on three villages, lawyers kick against payment of taxes by religious organisations & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Boko Haram kills 35 in attacks on three villages Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 35 people in ...

May 15, 2014

Why we released Nyanya bombing mastermind after arrest in 2011 – SSS

by Akan Ido The Spokesperson of the State Security Service, Marilyn Ogar has given an insight into the arrest and ...

January 17, 2014

“I’m not classless…” – Comedian, AY fires back at Jim Iyke

by Oke Efagene Ace comedian, Ayo ‘AY’ Makun, has responded to the tweet from Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, in which ...

January 11, 2014

Woman sues lawyers for not telling her a ‘divorce would end her marriage’

by Oge Okonkwo A British woman, Jane Mulchay attempted to sue her lawyers for ‘professional negligence’. She claimed they failed ...

January 4, 2014

Opinion: Is it wrong to criticize court judgements in the media?

by Jiti Ogunye There is no provision in the Criminal Code Act and Rules of Professional Conduct that prohibit media ...

November 11, 2013

UPDATE: #TeamBrymo speaks – “Chocolate City has no right to Brymo’s work, it failed to fulfill its obligations”

by Chi Ibe Following the special YNaija report on conflicts between record labels and artistes published this weekend, the artiste ...

October 25, 2013

Trial of 17 Boko Haram suspects delayed in Lagos over lawyers’ absence (PHOTO)

by Adeola Balogun 17 suspected members of terrorist sect Boko Haram who were to be arraigned yesterday saw their trial ...

October 16, 2013

EFCC in financial trouble, delays lawyers’ payment

The Federal Government’s anti-graft war, which many have dismissed as below average, may collapse as the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

October 10, 2013

Femi Falana: Access to information and transparency

by Femi Falana, SAN Under the Money Laundering Act 2004, it is a criminal offence for lawyers not to disclose ...

September 29, 2013

Demola Rewaju: Why are law students arrogant and lawyers humble?

by Demola Rewaju Lawyers in Nigeria are not as employable as medical doctors. Go to Lewis street in Obalende and ...

September 28, 2013

Count us out: Legal practitioners to boycott Edo courts over judge’s kidnapping

by ‘Jola Sotubo Lawyers in Edo State have decided not to take the kidnap of one of their colleagues, a ...

September 9, 2013

Please try again later: Your retraction wasn’t satisfactory – Bianca Ojukwu tells Fani-Kayode

by ‘Jola Sotubo The attempt by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode to retract his statement about having an intimate relationship with Bianca ...

August 30, 2013

Bianca Ojukwu: “Why would I lie about my relationship with her? – Fani-Kayode responds to litigation threat

by Isi Esene In a reaction to the threat of legal action given by Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of the ...

August 27, 2013

Opinion: On Ese Walter, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and me

by Lekan McLawrence Adesina Her objective story that wasn’t fraught with the bias of  ‘love’, ‘attachment’ or ‘betrayal’ and the ...

August 3, 2013

Opinion: Of Okotie’s FRESH party and INEC deregistration

by Juli Ashiru Selective justice is a subversion of the democratic process… Every Nigerian has a right to belong to ...

June 22, 2013

Temie Giwa: The doctor ordered primary health care (Y! FrontPage)

by Temie Giwa Primary health care in Nigeria is truly horrific… Clinic filled with overworked and underpaid staff members, who ...

August 30, 2012

Aluta, Esq.: Lawyers disrupt NBA conference

by Stanley Azuakola The Annual General Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association, currently taking place in Abuja, is not going ...

July 27, 2012

Opinion: The bad example from the Nigerian Bar Association

by Azuka Onwuka Lawyers call themselves learned men. They take pride in that. Other professions don’t like that self-proclaimed laurel, ...

June 24, 2012

Lawyer blames refusal of women to “stoop down” for Nigeria’s high divorce rates

by Tolu Orekoya Oh boy. It is an interesting take to interview those who would most profit from high divorce ...

February 23, 2012

Temitope Shittu-Alamu: Is there any hope for the Nigerian graduate?

by Temitope Shittu-Alamu Of course many will get jobs whether by merit or by some mysterious “long legs” but it ...

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