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ENTREPRENEURSHIP GUIDE FOR YOUNG LAWYERS

 This is the transcript of a lecture I delivered to members of  Law Ethics and Practice (LEAP) International on WhatsApp, one of it’s social media channels and I have their permission to have it reproduced and republished here.  

Entrepreneurship for Lawyers. Photocredits shutterstock.com

Entrepreneurship for Lawyers. Photocredits shutterstock.com

The purpose of this entrepreneurship lecture is to teach young lawyers entrepreneurship activities they could engage in with little or no capital while not straying from the law environment. The things I will teach are things you can start up with very minimal or even no cash, your phones, laptops, internet connections and law books and it does not interfere with your regular job.Continue reading

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LAW STUDENTS CORNER; THINK INTERNSHIP

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Law students; Internships could broaden legal learning Photocredit facebook.com/rotimi.m.kodaolu

The long holidays are here again! It’s another long period off academics and school work. What are you gonna do with it? Hustle for extra cash to buy new clothes and phones to wow your mates in school after resumption? Hmmm! Well those from the not so wealthy home also hustle for extra cash to keep body and soul together and buy their books. So it’s understandable!

However, you can do something else. Internship! Yea you heard right! There is a whole world of difference between what you are taught in school and what obtains in real life in legal practice. The only way you can see the practical application of what you are taught is by interning in a law office or law chambers!Continue reading

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I MET GANI IN COURT!

Photo credits Gani Fawehinmi Library

Photo credits Gani Fawehinmi Library

Yea! You heard right! He was right there. The irrepressible, consistent, passionate and trail blazing Chief Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi, the Senior Advocate of the Masses and passionate fighter for social justice.

I couldn’t believe it. I remember at his death in September 2009, my best pal and classmate had sent me a text lamenting;

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“STARS ON THEIR SHOULDERS, BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS”; DOWNLOAD AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT

Photo credits  Amnesty International
Photo credits Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army has gotten yet another strong kick from the global human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) in its latest report released on 3rd June 2015, titled “Stars on their Shoulders, Blood on their Hands”.

The report accuses serving and retired top military officers of complicity in war crimes, extra judicial murders, torture and starvation etc in the prosecution of their military campaigns against the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group from 2009.Continue reading

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