Two weeks ago, on wednesday the 12th of September,the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the Hon. Justice Aloma Mukhtar kicked off the new legal year at a ceremony in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory.

Last week it was the turn of the Lagos judiciary and it commenced it’s legal year ceremonies on Monday the 17th of September with the traditional church and mosque services.

On Law weekly, Our judiciary correspondent, Shola Soyele brings us the highlights of the week long event.