This edition of Law Weekly features an interview with Mrs Josephine Effa-Chukwuma, the founder and executive director of a leading non-governmental women's right organisation known as Project Alert on Violence Against Women and the 30th anniversary celebration of the law firm, George Etomi and Partners. Mrs Effa-Chukwuma has won several awards locally and internationally and one notable one is the Ashoka Fe ...Read more ›
Law Weekly is programme on Channels Television.
A programme dealing with the legal system in Nigeria and anchored by the Station’s judiciary correspondent; Shola Soyele.
This edition of Law Weekly features reactions which trailed the comments by the Senate that it would not read the letter by some lawmakers seeking to defect to the opposition party, on the floor of the house. The Senate spokesperson, Senator Eyinanya Abaribe had cited legal constraints for this action. We also feature perspectives of some senior legal practitioners on the issues. The lawyers also reacted to ...Read more ›
This edition of Law Weekly features a prominent commercial legal practitioner, Mr Kemi Balogun. He gives yet another perspective for tackling the cumbersome delays associated with court proceedings. Mr Balogun is best known for his work as an insolvency practitioner. He is an authority on corporate commercial law and renders legal opinion to banks, multi nationals and governments. He is also a chartered arb ...Read more ›
Getting justice in Nigeria can take as long as 2 years or more and the economic implication of such delay is huge, as the presence of such anomaly could scare investors. On Channels Television Law Weekly, the Director General, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Professor Epiphany Azinge, stressed the need for the judiciary to tackle the challenge. Professor Azinge said that the bane of the admini ...Read more ›
This edition of Law Weekly looks at some of the activities of the custodians of the law in the outgone year. Also, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kunle Ogunba gives an assessment of the performance of the judiciary in 2013 and offers suggestions for improvement in 2014. ...Read more ›
Legal practitioners in Nigeria paid tributes to one of their own, Former South African President, Nelson Mandela who passed on at the age of 95, in the year 2013. The death of anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela was one of the major high points in the year 2013 which elicited reactions all over the world. Nigerian lawyers took time to pay tribute to the man who used law to champion human rights and democrac ...Read more ›
This episode of Law Weekly, out-gone Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Dr Mamman speaks on the standard of legal education in Nigeria. In other legal news, the Nigerian Law School recently had its Call To Bar ceremony for over 5000 new lawyers. The book launch in honour of the Chief Judge of Lagos, Justice Ayo Phillips was attended by the deputy governor of Lagos, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, w ...Read more ›
This edition of Law Weekly features the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Law School which was established pursuant to the legal education act of 1962. The school opened its door to its first set of students on the second of January, 1963. Recently, the law school rolled out the drums in celebration of its fifty years of establishment. Also, three former students of the faculty of law, University Of Lagos, w ...Read more ›
This edition of Law Weekly examines a global perspective on combating terrorism while focusing on what the African Continent and Nigeria needs to get right to continue attracting foreign investment and patronage. The programme also featured the International Bar Conference (IBA 2013) which held in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States of America. The IBA is the largest yearly gathering of lawyers from ...Read more ›
In recent times the Nigerian air space has recorded alarming numbers of air mishaps, recording about 10 air crashes in the last 20 years, thatâ€™s an average of 1 every two years. Several lives have been lost, including those of top government officials and foreigners. On this edition of Law Weekly we analyse the laws guiding the aviation industry as regards safety, operation and compensation. The aviation in ...Read more ›