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Jan 29, 2021

Copyright Infringement: Who Legally Owns A Copyright Work? | Freda Odigie


The ongoing controversy of copyright infringement between investigative journalist Tobore Ovuorie and EbonyLife TV has created a lot of buzz on social media. Tobore alleged that her report on Sex Trafficking in Nigeria titled “Inside Nigeria’s Ruthless Trafficking Mafia” which was published by Zam Chronicles in January 2014 and Premium Times in August 2014 was adapted by EbonyLife TV into a movie titled “Oloture” without her consent thereby infringing on her copyright. In her words, “Oloture is a copy and paste of my work, Oloture is my work, Oloture is my life story”.

The Fundamentality Of Due Diligence In Choosing Arbitral Institutions


This paper attempts to discuss the arbitral institutions and the considerations parties and counsel must contemplate in selecting an arbitral institution, which is a crucial process and can indicate from the on-set, the seat of arbitration which is primary in initiating, deliberating and enforcing an arbitral award.

Jan 19, 2021

Cutlasses to Drones: How Nigeria’s Restriction on Drone Usage is Delaying the Birth of a Tech -Driven Agro Economy

“Intellectual innovation could only occur in the kind of tolerant societies in which sometimes outrageous ideas proposed by highly eccentric men would not entail a violent response against ‘heresy’ and ‘apostasy.”

Joel Morky, American Economic Historian.


Jan 15, 2021

Register For The Digital Strategy Workshop For Lawyers


The world is becoming more digital, and the legal sector is no different. To compete in an increasingly technological world, today's lawyers must learn and hone essential digital skills in order to get more clients, increase visibility, and grow their legal practice. If you will like to be one of the lawyers using digital media to get ahead of the competition, we humbly invite you to register for the Digital Skills Training for Lawyers workshop.

Jan 14, 2021

COVID-19: NBA Ado-Ekiti Holds First Virtual Statutory Meeting.

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ado-Ekiti Branch* today 14 January 2021, held her first ever virtual Statutory Meeting to commence the New Year.

This was as physical attendance at the meeting was restricted to members of the Executive and January Birthday Celebrants.

This development was in compliance with the Ekiti State Government directives as regards COVID-19 restrictions and regulations.

Adetutu Oluwaseyi
Publicity Secretary

Jan 12, 2021

Hire A Social Media Manager For Your Law Practice


With the high rate of internet penetration in the country and the growing use of social media. Every business must aggressively employ the use of social media to reach its targeted audience and market. 

For lawyers, social media is not just a place to show off your thought leadership. It can also be a crucial place to engage with your potential clients. As law firms and lawyers directly communicate with the communities they serve, social media also becomes a natural way to reach people in need and acquire new clients. 

At Lawlexis, we are best suited to help you accomplish all your digital marketing goals for your law firm or legal practice. 


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Looking forward to helping you use social media to accomplish your corporate and personal branding goals. 


Jan 5, 2021

Book Alert: International Arbitration Law & Practice: The Practitioners Perspective

"The International Arbitration Law & Practice: The Practitioners Perspective" is one book every arbitration practitioner or student should have. 

The Book is a compendium of scholarly papers that focus on contemporary topics which will deepen the practice of arbitration; whether at a junior or mid-Senior level.

The book which is edited by Tolu Aderemi, Partner, Perchstone & Graeys, is also a compilation of articles by seasoned international arbitration practitioners from both within and outside the Nigerian legal jurisdiction including very eminently qualified and senior Arbitration practitioners such as Kamal Shah  (UK), Funke Adekoya  SAN, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade, SAN,  Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour SAN, Hon. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, Tunde Fagbohunlu  SAN, Osaro Eghobamien SAN, BOLAJI AYORINDE SAN, FCArb., O.F.R., Bode Olanipekun, SAN, Tunde Busari, SAN, FCIS, FCIArb, @Ikponwosa Omigie (Company Secretary, NAPIMS),Prof Alero Akeredolu, Funmi Roberts and Prof Olawuyi. 

This Book is a valuable resource tool for Arbitration Practitioners and is a welcome contribution to the body of knowledge on the topic in Nigeria.

Order your copy via the link below -  

Cost - #10,000

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