Nigeria’s Legal Aid Lawyers Make A Huge Breakthrough [READ]

It all started in 2005, when 16 newly qualified Nigerian lawyers started visiting detainees held in police stations as part of their compulsory national...

TS COLUMNIST: Raising the Bar on NBA Annual Conferences By Stanley Ibe [READ]

The beautiful city of Lagos played host to about 13,000 lawyers from across Nigeria during the recently concluded 2017 annual general conference of the...

Okorocha’s Era of Errors By Stanley Ibe [READ]

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is the new poster boy for George Santayana’s timely warning: “those who cannot remember the past are condemned...

TS COLUMNIST: How NULAI Is Promoting Social Justice in Nigeria by Stanley Ibe [READ]

Sometime in 2005, Nasiru Muktar, a young student of the Nigerian Law School received an invitation to participate in the 1st Client Counseling and...

Setting the agenda for the next leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association by Stanley...

The two year term of Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud-led national leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association ends this August. Ahead of the handover ceremonies, lawyers...

TS COLUMNIST: Reflections on Nigeria’s NGO Bill – Stanley Ibe [READ]

Nigeria is a fast-moving adventure. Too many things happen so quickly that keeping pace can be difficult sometimes. Therefore it takes more than a...

[TS COLUMNIST] Setting the Best Foot Forward – PALU & The Promise of a...

The magnificent Ramada Plaza Hotel in Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis played host to lawyers across Africa from 27-29 September 2018. The event was the...

The Path to Policing Assemblies Appropriately in Africa By Stanley Ibe [OPEN]

By Stanley Ibe Twice in the last month, Nigeria’s Police has had to “forcefully” disperse protesters in the country’s capital, Abuja. The protests were directed...

Promoting Legal Aid Reform through Strategic Planning – A Brief Reflection on Nigeria’s National...

Although constitutionally mandated under the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria, access to legal aid is often a luxury for indigent arrested persons. With about 120,000...

TS COLUMNIST: ECOWAS Court Establishes Precedent on Gender-Based Violence & Discrimination By Stanley Ibe...

Nigeria has a vibrant women’s rights movement comprising individuals and organizations who recognize that women deserve better than they are getting at the moment....

[TS COLUMNIST] Getting it Right: Lawyers & the Struggle for Bar Leadership in Nigeria...

Nigerian Bar Association’s highly anticipated elections are due in another ten days. From July 27-28, eligible lawyers will get a chance to choose one...

TS COLUMNIST: The African Commission at 30: Reflections on Progress and Setbacks by Stanley...

The smallest country in mainland Africa – The Gambia - hosts a very important institution. Headquartered in Banjul, The Gambia, the African Commission on...

TS COLUMNIST: Charting a Course to a Desirable Justice Future for Nigeria By Stanley...

Under the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Justice, Nigeria adopted its first National Policy on Justice (NPJ) on August 10, 2017. This was...

TS COLUMNIST: Why Poverty Should Not Be A Crime In Africa by Stanley Ibe...

In a 2016 Report titled Poverty in a Rising Africa, the World Bank estimated that Africa’s poor fell from 56% in 1990 to 43%...

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