Winners Of 2021 African Legal Awards

Winners have emerged in the 2021 African Legal Awards organised to recognise outstanding individuals and law firms, in the pan-African legal community.

The 2021 African Legal Awards held on September 3, 2021 witnessed a record-breaking submission from 16 countries.

In selecting the Partner of the year, the judges considered the leadership potential, legal skills, initiative, client relationship skills and contribution of the Partners to the wider community.

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Winners Of 2021 Nigeria Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs)

Winners have emerged in the 2021 Nigeria Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs).

According to the OSPAs organisers, which co-ordinated the security industry awards in partnership with Securex West Africa, the awards recognise exceptional industry talent and innovation in different categories.”

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Kene Ilochonwu Emerges First Black Bencher Elected To The Law Society Of Alberta

Kene Ilochonwu, a legal counsel with Parkland Corporation has emerged as the first Black bencher elected to the Law Society of Alberta in its 113-year-history.

The law society board is made up of 24 members, known as benchers. Twenty are lawyers, elected by the profession, and four are members of the public, appointed by the minister of justice.

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Chief Superintendent Catherine Ugorji Receives Runner-Up Award As 2020 UN Woman Police Officer Of The Year

Chief Superintendent Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been selected by the UN as one of two runners-up for the prestigious UN Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020.

Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, in a statement by Oluseyi Soremekun, the National Information Officer of the UN System in Nigeria, said through both her words and actions, UN Police Officer Catherine Ugorji exemplifies the best of UN policing.

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