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 ›
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 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, that‚Äôs 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 ›
On this edition of Law Weekly, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kunle Ogunba, identified what he regards as Nigeria‚Äôs judiciary‚Äôs biggest challenge, including delay in delivering justice as well as congestion in courts. The programme also featured some of the ceremonies which marked the commencement of this legal year and some of the key things that the heads of the courts talked about that would guarantee a b ...Read more ›
On this edition of Law Weekly, we assessed the state of the Nigerian judiciary, 53 years after independence during an interview with a legal practitioner, Dr. Benson Enikuomehin. Dr. Benson Enikomehin is a legal practitioner as well as a former commissioner who represented Ondo state on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC. Also, we featured a public lecture themed ‚ÄúThe Social Contract: ...Read more ›
On this edition of Law Weekly, we found out that the issue of dispute resolution in the Nigerian Capital Market is still one issue still on the minds of lawyers, judges, lawmakers, accountants, stockbrokers and other members of the capital market. Another issue we featured was the suspension of the former president of the court of appeal, Justice Ayo Salami who is due to retire from the bench on the 15th of ...Read more ›
On this edition of the programme, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Tayo Oyetibo examined the issues of security in the country, following the release of his colleague, Mike Ozekhome. ‚ÄúI think it‚Äôs a sociological problem. Even though the security of the nation is being threatened, we must look beyond the immediate incident,‚ÄĚ he said. He admonished the government to provide education and employment to get the ma ...Read more ›
On this edition of Law weekly, two legal practitioners representing the different factions of the Peoples‚Äô Democratic Party examine the on-going crisis in the party which now has many court suits trailing in its wake. Law Weekly also traces the origin of the division which has its roots in the crisis that engulfed the Ogun State chapter of the party, involving former President Obasanjo. We interviewed a lec ...Read more ›
This edition of the programme features highlights from the NBA 2013 Conference and an interview with Jiti Ogunye on the crisis involving Governor Danbaba Suntai, in Taraba state. ¬† The recently concluded 53rd annual general conference of the Nigerian bar association which held in Calabar, was themed ‚ÄėLaw, Leadership & Challenges of Nationhood in the 21st Century Nigeria.‚ÄĚ At the end of the week-long eve ...Read more ›
On this edition of Law Weekly, the Attorney General of Kaduna State, Jonathan Kish Adamu, reveals the reasons why the Child rights Act is yet to be in place in the state. The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state made a case for the state during an interview with our judiciary correspondent, Shola Soyele. Current security issues affecting the country, as well as the theme of the 2013 an ...Read more ›