‘Partnership Requires Trust, Honesty, Integrity, Perseverance and Total Commitment to Practice’

After 44 years at the Bar Chief Gabriel Nkadi Osakwe has undoubtedly earned the esteem and accolade of recognition as a fulfilled legal practitioner. As he turned 70 recently he shared his experience on a wide range of issues of contemporary importance to the country and legal practice in a conversation with May Agbamuche-Mbu, Jude […]

Reviving the Ethos of the Legal Profession requires grave Urgency – A. B. Mahmoud, SAN

It was the same day, May 26, 2016 in the same city … but a different event. It was indeed a marathon day for the Learned Silk, Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN as he trudged the Garden city of Port-Harcourt in his drive for the upliftment of the standards of the legal profession in Nigeria.

J.N. YISAPATI – “Incompetence” of Court Processes without the NBA Stamp/Seal

It may perhaps be useful to herald this piece with a scenario that played out at the High court in Minna, Niger state; Defendant/Applicant: Your lordship, we are challenging the competence of this suit and we summit that this court is robbed of jurisdiction. The NBA stamp/seal on the Writ of summons (an originating process) […]

National Judicial Council is an aberration, says Prof.Uvieghara

Prof. Egerton Uvieghara, a retired academic has taught a number of judges on the Bench of the Appellate and High Courts in the country. The 80 -year old Professor emeritus and pioneer Chairman of the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) in this interview with WALE IGBINTADE speaks on the declining standard of legal education and the […]