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A TEA CUP THOUGHT ON THE 56TH NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL CONFERENCE

The 2016 NBA-AGC garnered a lot of interest and curiosity arising from the fact that the conference would witness a transition of office in the bar and the excitement of visiting the beautiful city of Port-Harcourt. The Augustine Alegeh SAN led NBA team organised a mind-blowing, widely educative and entertaining 55th edition of the AGC…

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Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, delivering his Keynote Address at the WORDS IN GOLD Judicial Awards Event in Abuja

Keynote Address of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo SAN, GCON at the “WORDS IN GOLD” Judicial Awards

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Keynote Address of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo SAN, GCON at the “WORDS IN GOLD” Judicial Awards held on July 12, 2016 at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, FCT, Abuja The former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honorable Justice Muhammed Lawal Uwais; Honorable Justice Dahiru Musdapher,…

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Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Educational Institutions Prohibition Bill, 2016

INTRODUCTION The bill titled sexual harassment in tertiary educational institutions prohibition bill, 2016 is sponsored. The long title of the bill introduced it as a bill for an act to make provision for the prohibition of sexual harassment of students by educators in tertiary educational institutions and for matters connected therewith, 2016. The overall objective…

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LawPavilion Unveils Innovative Software as it Honours the Nigerian Judiciary at Prestigious “WORDS IN GOLD” Awards in Abuja

The Nigerian Judiciary is the most vibrant judicial system in all of West Africa. The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, GCON, affirmed this and more as LawPavilion in partnership with the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) celebrated the outstanding efforts and contributions of the Judiciary to…

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LAWPAVILION celebrates Supreme Court Justices in glamorous “Words in Gold” Nigerian Judicial Award ceremony

At a time when so much more is being demanded by Nigerians about upholding the Rule of Law in which the Judiciary is at the fulcrum, Africa’s Leading IT Partner to the Legal Services industry has scored another first by putting together a first-of-its-kind Judicial Awards Ceremony dubbed “Words in Gold” to recognise, celebrate and…

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The Religious Preaching Bill 2016

The religious preaching bill is an executive bill proposed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state. The bill is for a law to substitute the Kaduna state religious preaching law, 1984. The Kaduna state religious preaching law, 1984 was an edict promulgated under the military regime in 1984 to stop the scourge of violence stemming…

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CODE OF CONDUCT BUREAU AND TRIBUNAL ACT (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2016

The Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is a bill currently before the Senate. The bill is sponsored by Senator Peter Nwabuoshi from Delta North. The Bill, which has just 4 sections, was introduced to the Senate on Tuesday the 12th of April 2016 and it scaled the first reading; barely…

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SCAD Brief Writing Competition: Win an Internship with SimmonsCooper Partners

Are you an aspiring Lawyer or do you know someone who is, then you need to take advantage of the SCAD Brief Writing Competition which commences on the 1st of May – 31st of May, 2016. SCAD is a Community Service Advocacy Initiative of SimmonsCooper Partners. So here is what happens basically;  you write a…

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The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015

BRIEF INTRODUCTION The Violence Against persons (prohibition) Act (VAPP) was passed into law in May, 2015. The Act was a result of agitations for protection of persons against the different forms of violence. Violence, both at the home front and the larger society, is fast becoming a trend in the recent day Nigeria. Daily, we…

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Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women Bill

On the 15th day of March, 2016, members of the Nigerian Senate at its plenary session, voted against and consequently, dumped the “Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women Bill” (which was culled out of the Gender and equal Opportunities Bill) because it failed to pass its second reading. According to its long title,…

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