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‘Why Nigeria needs more lawyers in politics’

He is the immediate past chair-man of the Ekiti branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, who led the association for two years, speaks on Nigeria's security challenge, economy, lawyers as social engi-neers and sundry issues. ADESINA WAHAB met him.

Idolehin killings: Lawyer, CDA task residents to thread peace path, rule of law over rumour of fresh attack

NOTWITHSTANDING the un-ending massacre of their kinsmen and a rumour making the rounds that their attackers had perfected an-other ploy to renew hostility against them, the leadership of the embattled Idolehin Community in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area of Ogun state, has charged the residents to refrain from any violent act, even in the face of provocation pending when vari-ous injustices allegedly meted on them by the Ado-Odo,would be remedied.

Awomolo to lead new Bar committee

Piqued by the dwindling standards of law practice in the country, the newly elected president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Okey Wali, a Senior Advocate, last week inaugurated a committee, with a mandate to package a 21st century lawyer. The committee –  The Bar Leaders Committee, being headed by a former Osun State Justice Commissioner and Attorney-General, Chief Solomon Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, will among others, chart a new course for the association’s strategic developments and reformation. Group Legal Editor, Foluso Ogunmodede reports.

NBA President tasks CJN on judicial, SAN reforms

Thank you for the privilege to speak at today’s inauguration of the new legal year and investiture of new members of the inner bar. I have been allowed this privilege, not in my personal capacity as Okey Wali SAN, but as President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Traditionally, the NBA has enjoyed this honour annually: to deliver, through our President, a speech at the start of the legal year. My predecessors never took this privilege for granted, and I do not take it for granted. We, at the NBA appreciate every opportunity to share our vision of the legal and justice landscape in Nigeria.

Govs are the stumbling block against 1999 constitutional review, SAN

LACKLUSTRE attitude of Nigerian lawmakers towards the review of the 1999 Constitution as being advocated by many Nigerians, has been blamed on state governors, who do not want the attempt to see the light of the day, an Ibadan-based constitutional lawyer has alleged.

David Cameron piles pressure on Pakistan to catch killers who murdered British family 'over breakdown of arranged marriage'

•Tania Yousaf, 22, and her parents Mohammed, 51, and Parviaz, 59, from Nelson, Lancashire, were executed by an armed gang in Gujrat in 2010.