• 980 students fail Nigerian Law School examination

    980 students fail Nigerian Law School examination

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Law School has disclosed that 980 students who sat for its August/September, 2016 final examinations representing about 17.8 per cent, failed and will not be called to Bar November this year.

    According to details in a statement signed by the executive director of the Nigerian Law School, Professor Olanrewaju Onadeko (SAN), the results show that about 980 students of the 5, 517 who participated in examination failed, while 4,178 of the candidates passed the examination […]

  • Lawyers caught writing exams for students, Law School DG alleges

    Lawyers caught writing exams for students, Law School DG alleges

    Some lawyers have been caught writing examination for students in the Nigerian Law School, the institution’s Director-General, Prof Olanrewaju Onadeko, said yesterday.

    Onadeko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), dropped the hint when he presented the school‘s report to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Bar Association in Port Harcourt.

    Onadeko, who did not state the number of affected lawyers, said the matter has been reported to the NBA.

    He urged the association to take action against such lawyers to save […]

  • Law school caught lawyers writing exams for students

    Law school caught lawyers writing exams for students

    Prof. Olanrewaju Onadeko, Director-General, Nigerian Law School, said on Thursday that some lawyers have been caught writing examination for students in the school.

    Onadeko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), disclosed this when he presented the school`s report to the annual general meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association in Port Harcourt.

    Onadeko, who did not state the number of affected lawyers, said the matter had been reported to the NBA.

    He urged the association to take action against such lawyers to save legal […]

  • 720 intending lawyers fail Law school final exams

    720 intending lawyers fail Law school final exams

    The Council of Legal Education has disclosed that out of a total of 3, 056 candidates that participated in the April 2016 Bar final examination, 720 of them failed.

    The Council, through a statement that was signed by the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Mr. O. A. Onadeko, said the result reflected 23.6 per cent failure.

    However, a further breakdown of the result showed that whereas a total of 2, 232 of the candidates passed the Bar final resit examination, […]

  • Metuh lied, I didn’t know him as my Classmate at Law School – Judge Abang tells CJ

    Metuh lied, I didn’t know him as my Classmate at Law School – Judge Abang tells CJ

    Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has debunked the claim of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, that they had known each other before the PDP’s spokesperson’s trial started in his court on January 15 this year.

    The judge denied the claim and other allegations contained in a petition sent by one of Metuh’s lawyers, Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, […]