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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: FG Speaks On Paying 100 Billion To "Miyetti Allah", Igboho Speaks Again

Today's Headlines: FG Speaks On Paying 100 Billion To "Miyetti Allah", Igboho Speaks Again & Others. Another Prominent Nigerian Dies Abdullahi Ibrahim, a former Chairman of Body of Benchers and erstwhile Minister of Education, Science and Technology, is dead. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) died on Sunday due to heart complications. He was called to the English Bar in 1963 and the Nigerian Bar in 1964. The deceased was at different times legal adviser at the then Ministry of Finance, Northern Nigeria and

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Speaks On Paying 100 Billion To

EDUCATION

About 40 Percent Intending Lawyers Failed Bar Final Examination

1561 intending lawyers sat for their Bar final exams in December 2020. 880 candidates were said to have been successful and the other 628 students failed the examination according to Prof Chiroma, the Director-General of the Nigerian Law School. Four students admitted into the Bar were from the previous Bar final examination.

  11 months ago ago
About 40 Percent Intending Lawyers Failed Bar Final Examination

POLITICS

OPINION: Wike's 41 Brand New SUV Gift To Rivers State Judges Is A Misplaced Priority- (Pictures)

Governor Wike has presented 41 brand new SUVs to Rivers State Judges. Wike to judges, “There should be no more excuses for corruption and indolence in job performance among our judges with the level of incentives and entitlements we are providing." It's funny how the market can wait. It's funny how some families are having a hard time thinking of how to feed. It's also funny how some families are thinking of how to send their kids back to school in preparation for the forthcoming WAEC. Yet Judges are getting

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Wike's 41 Brand New SUV Gift To Rivers State Judges Is A Misplaced Priority- (Pictures)

EDUCATION

Good News For Law Students Of NOUN As They Get Approval To Produce Law Graduates

Good news for law students of NOUN as they get approval to produce law graduates. The question becomes how come they have been doing the law degree yet incapable of producing lawyers. Read the news to the end to hear the answer. Do you know that the National Open University admitted thousands of students into the law program of the distance learning institution and even graduated them without proper approval from the authorities responsible for legal education in Nigeria? This is actually what made the body

  1 year ago ago
Good News For Law Students Of NOUN As They Get Approval To Produce Law Graduates

COVID

Upcoming call to bar ceremony for aspiring lawyers.

The Body of Benchers has stopped parents, guardians and well wishers from gracing the call to bar celebration slated to hold in Abuja on 15th of September,2020. The successful candidates who sat for the bar final examination of the Nigerian law school at the beginning of this year, January 2020, would be called to bar. The Body of Benchers who takes responsibility about the in-take of successful law students into the legal profession usually give room for each aspiring lawyer to invite two people to attend the

  1 year ago ago
Upcoming call to bar ceremony for aspiring lawyers.

ENTERPRISE-CAREER

CALL TO BAR: DON'T PRACTICE LAW IN NIGERIA IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THIS

The legal profession is a noble one, and you may not understand the nobility very well until you are in the mix. Students who studied law in various Universities in Nigeria and outside Nigeria and obtain their LLB apply to the Nigerian Law School (NLS) to get their BL and receive the license to practice.  To practice law in Nigeria you must be called to the Nigerian Bar. It is an initiation into the legal profession. A license giving ceremony as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. It

  2 years ago ago
CALL TO BAR: DON'T PRACTICE LAW IN NIGERIA IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THIS