Sometimes, when good cases are lost in court, it is not because lawyers are liars rather it is because the party that lost did not do his homework while the other party that won passed his in flying colours.
The standard was basic; have a desire, be willing to work hard and pass the minimum requirements of the Council of Legal Education, which were:
• Meet up the number of required dining terms,
• Be fit and proper and
• Sit and pass the Bar final exams.
Never attend any lecture in Nigerian Law School without having an idea of the topic of the day. Read your textbooks before class and do your tasks and then, get clarified in class on the dark areas. When you read and try the drafts before lectures, the topics are easier to assimilate.
Whenever a breach of judicial oath occurs, it is a misconduct itself, then the NJC is the appropriate body to investigate such breaches by the judicial officer
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The doctrine of separation of powers is for checks and balances of the legislative, executive and judicial powers but there is no watertight compartment.
The function of the Nigerian military men is to defend the territory and frontiers of Nigeria; they are meant to “wage war” in the defence of the country. Unfortunately, the issue of military men victimizing the common man has been a convention.
“they can appoint an Interim Government to take over the administration of the state pending the time political stability will be restored”.
“For the purpose of clarity, why lawyers are required to refrain from “Charge and Bail” is because it is ignoble, unorthodox,unethical and contrary the laws governing the Legal Profession such as the Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners”.
On the 22nd day of April, 2017, I received a thoughful message on the Whatsapp Group of “MY LEGAL DIARY”. Mr. Oladimeji Fatona, an excellent Electrical & Electronics Engineering Graduate from the University of Ibadan asked an intelligent question after his observation from some Tech Movies that lawyers seem to charge a lot. He made specific reference to a case where a Law Firm demanded Legal Fees amounting to 2.5million dollars to represent a Tech Company that was sued for…