Bola Ige

Bola Ige; lawyer, politician and writer, acclaimed as Cicero for his oratorical prowess and erudition. Ige became a Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 1997. He was assassinated on December 23, 2001 in…

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Ignatus Pats-Acholonu

Ignatus Pats-Acholonu, Justice of the Nigerian Supreme Court. Acholonu, was born July 15, 1937. He was called to the English Bar in 1963 and the Nigerian Bar in 1964. He worked at the Ministry of…

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Justice Mustapha Akanbi

Mustapha Akanbi

Mustapha Akanbi; Nigerian judge of the Federal High Court, later president of the Court of Appeal, renowned for good records and deep sense of history. Three years to the expiration of his tenure…

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Gani Fawehinmi

Gani FAWEHINMI; Lawyer and renowned human rights activist. With his group, the National Conscience, formed in 1994, Gani Fawehinmi fought the cause of democracy following Nigeria’s June 12 1993…

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Jadesola Akande

Jadesola Akande

Jadesola Akande; Law professor and first female Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, in 1989. Born November 15, 1938, Jadesola who is daughter of a lawyer father and a teacher…

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Fatai Atanda Williams

Atanda Fatai-Williams

Atanda Fatai-Williams; Legal luminary, one of the delegate to London which historically decided the design for the robe of the Nigerian Chief Judge. Fatai-Williams was appointed Justice of the…

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Omotunde Ilori

Omotunde Ilori; Justice and former Chief Judge of Lagos state, Nigeria. Ilori showed interest in litigation and adjudication during his legal career which began in 1964. In his position as the…

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Bola Babalakin

Bola Babalakin; Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1992. Babalakin chaired before this appointment, the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up in January 1987 by military government of…

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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi OSINBAJO

Yemi Osinbajo; Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Buhari. Osinbajo, a Senior Adocate of Nigeria who became professor of Law at the age of 33 is a former…

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Femi Fa;lana

Femi Falana

Femi Falana; Nigerian Lawyer, democracy and human rights advocate. From 1988 he used his membership of and activities in different organisations to fight for an egalitarian society, often with…

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