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The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 (ACJA)

INTRODUCTION The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 (ACJA) is unmistakably the hottest Law in Nigeria presently and it is without doubt due to its wide applicability and revolutionary nature. The Law comes in handy for both lawyers and non-lawyers. The Act which was signed into law in May 2015, has a 495-section law divided…

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INVESTING IN AFRICA CONFERENCE: Africa’s Oil & Gas Trends Investors and their Lawyers should Note

Africa is frequently mentioned as a key market for companies looking to expand, but there is more to the region than simply natural resources, projects and infrastructure. The African continent, with its large population and abundant mineral resources, holds great promise and economic opportunity. Its many and varied issues have not stopped investors from all…

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LawPavilion Spearheads International Bar Association’s “Investing in Africa” Conference 2015

With some of the world’s fastest growing economies, Africa has become the newest destination for emerging markets investors. The economies of most African nations have grown by an average of 5-6% per year over the past decade, giving momentum to the continent as a whole. Six out of the ten fastest growing economies in the…

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30 Websites Every Nigerian Lawyer Should Know

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) – The NBA is a non-profit umbrella professional association of all lawyers admitted to the Bar in Nigeria. Nigerian Lawyers Association – Promoting Law and Justice in our communities. National Judicial Council – The National Judicial Council is one of the Federal Executive Bodies created by virtue of Section 153…

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The Business of Law: How to Strategize for Better Performance in a Law Firm

Digital Jurist – This edition of Digital Jurist will take you by the hand and show you the way to strategize effectively for enhanced efficiency and productivity. Developing strategy is an exercise of the mind, subtle in nature, to manifest an intention at a desired time. We have come up with the golden questions to…

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Nigerian Senate Repositions Criminal Justice, Passes Criminal Justice Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed into law the Criminal Justice Bill, which would ensure dispensation of justice in the country. The Bill was first presented in 2005 and has been adopted by the Lagos State Government and has been amended once. Earlier in the week at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja during a…

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URGENT: This is about Your image as a Lawyer

How many times have you heard the cliché: All Lawyers are Liars? How did it make you feel? Did it make your stomach turn? Or did you just laugh and wave it off as “another of those uninformed comments?” The truth is, a remarkably considerable number of people hold this as one of numerous supposed…

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Become more than “Just a Lawyer”

The atmosphere was electric. The speakers were fiery. The participants were glued to the edge of their seats, animated. It had been one of the biggest and most educating law conferences organized in recent times. I quietly scanned the expansive hall where we were gathered, and I saw countless faces illuminated with expressions of hope,…

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Recently amended Laws of the Federation of Nigeria

PENSION REFORM ACT, 2014 The Pension Reform Act 2014 (the Act) was signed into Law on 1 July 2014 by the President. The Act repeals the Pension Reform Act No.2, 2004 and would continue to govern and regulate the administration of the Uniform Contributory Pension Scheme for both the Public and Private Sectors in Nigeria….

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5 Mistakes you must NEVER make in Court

We all know that everyone makes mistakes, and lawyers are no exception. The only problem is that when lawyers make mistakes in the course of handling a client’s case, the consequences may be very embarrassing or damning, depending on the gravity of the mistake or its implication for the client and to the image of…

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