The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has been conferred with the ISRCL 2018 Michael Hill Prize for his reform agenda, which has positively changed the way the Nigerian judiciary works.
The 2018 Michael Hill Prize award was presented to the CJN in Montreal, Canada, by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL), an international non-governmental association of judges, legislators, lawyers, academics, and police and corrections professionals, at its 31st conference in Canada with the theme: “The Scourge of Trafficking in the 21st Century.”
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Temidayo Adewoye of Perchstone & Graeyshas emerged the overall winner in the maiden edition of the Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition for young lawyers with a ₦250,000 prize money courtesy of the firm of Olumide Babalola LP and Law Pavilion electronic report.
The Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition for young lawyers had 10 finalists, which held at the Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos.
In the words of the Editor of Babalola’s Law Dictionary, Mr. Olumide Babalola, the competition was organized to deepen the culture of reading amongst young lawyers especially as it pertains to legal/procedural words and terminologies.
Morisola Alaba emerged the 1st runner up with ₦150,000 and Omowunmi Akinmuleya came 2nd runner up with ₦100,000 courtesy of the firm of Esher and Makarios.
The competition judges were Faruq Abbass, (managing partner of Abdul Salam & Co.); Mofesomo Tayo-Oyetibo Of Tayo Oyetibo LP; Issa Adedokun, former Chairman NBA, Young Lawyers Forum (YLF) Ikeja; Mrs. Ope Odejayi, Legal officer at (CBN); Omolade Lawal from Lawpavilion; Adedunmade Onibokun, publisher of LegalNaija blawg; Busola Ajala, Legal officer at 9Mobile and Faith Obafemi, Blockchain and crypotcurrency lawyer.
The Babalola’s Law dictionary Quiz Competition for young lawyers, which is planned to be an annual affair, had all the contestants receiving FWLR Law reports and practice books donated by Mr. Bimbo Atilola of Hybrid Consult, Mr. Taiwo Kupolati of Renaissance publishers and Mr. Lere Fashola of Legal Blitz Ltd., publishers of Esq. Magazine.tion.
Chikwe Udensi receives a Gold medal award by the International Criminal Police Organisation as the best Interpol Systems Innovator in the world, topping the United States of America that won silver.