Kitoyi Ajasa

Kitoyi Ajasa was a key figure in Colonial Lagos born in 1866. His original name, Edmund Macaulay was relinquished upon his attainment of full qualifications as a lawyer in London. His family had…

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Ademola Adetokunbo

Adetokunbo Ademola

Ademola Adetokunbo was born 1 February 1906 to the Alake of Abeokuta, Ladapo Ademola. Adetokunbo was the first Nigerian Chief Justice of the federation and the longest serving, also a co-founder…

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Law (profession)

Lawyers, also called attorneys, solicitors, counselors, or barristers, are the ones qualified to offer advice concerning the law and to represent clients in legal matters. The American Bar…

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Alexander Sapara Williams

Alexander Sapara Williams was the 19th Century lawyer, who when called to bar at the Inner Temple in 1879 became Nigeria’s first to qualify as an advocate. His clamour for press freedom, and…

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