CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PUBLIC OFFICERS

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PUBLIC OFFICERS

Part 1, of The fifth schedule in the Nigerian Constitution provides for the code of conduct of public officers, though many public officers in Nigeria have flagrantly disregarded these provisions, the common Nigerian doesn’t know when the law has been flouted by these...

PUPILLAGE (PART 3)

Success Without Pupillage And Failure In Spite Of It 27. Young lawyers who succeed without pupillage and those who fail in spite of it do so for the same reasons: the will to succeed or the lack of it. Those who have such will and also undergo pupillage become much...

PUPILLAGE: (PART 2)

What is Pupillage? 15. I use the term ‘pupillage’ rather loosely to refer to the period of a lawyer’s career in Nigeria, which is expected to be spent learning the ropes or cutting one’s teeth under the supervision of a pupil-master. This period need not be compelled...

PUPILLAGE (PART 1)

Paper delivered on Tuesday 24th July, 2012 at the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch Young Lawyers’ Forum Seminar By: O. A. R. Ogunde Esq. Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Attorney-General, Ogun State Principal Counsel, Wemimo Ogunde & Co (on leave of...

NIGERIAN TAX LAWS

Taxation of persons and businesses is a means through which government raises revenue to finance its programmes and meet its obligations to its citizens. Such taxes include property tax. In Nigeria, where property is acquired or transferred, the parties are required...