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28% failure recorded as Nigeria Law School releases result

The final examination results for students of the Nigeria Law School conducted between April 22 to 28 has been released. The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Mr Olanrewaju Onadeko, (SAN), made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. He said that 2,125 students sat for the examinations while 1,393 were successful. According to him, candidates with conditional Pass are ...

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BEYOND THE MAP: Extradition in Nigeria

Extradition in Nigeria

Barr. Esther Olatunbosun xtawande@gmail.com Extradition is not some extra diction to be added to your wealth of words. It is a concept to be understood because it may be needed, someday or later. So, everyone thinks that nothing works in Nigeria- or that nothing ever can. Well, though few things can, we do not even know they can or how ...

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Be a Partner or Float a Company?

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By Barr. Esther Olatunbosun xtawande@gmail.com Don Yaeger could have been more right when he said: ‘decisions are the frequent fabric of our daily design.’ The world is this beautiful because of the human ability to make choices considered logical. Making big decisions are often the big deals but sometimes, choices considered inconsequential may be the greatest breakthrough humanity ever saw, ...

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Ontario Introduces Law to Protect Human Trafficking Survivors

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As part of Ontario’s Strategy to End Human Trafficking, Minister of the Status of Women, Indira Naidoo-Harris, introduced legislation recently that would if passed, increase protection for survivors and those at risk of human trafficking.   The Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017 would create two statutes, Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking Act, 2017 and Human Trafficking Awareness Day Act, ...

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Manulife removes mandatory nicotine testing for some life insurance applicants

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TORONTO — People looking to secure health insurance from Manulife may no longer be subjected to nicotine testing, as the company looks to streamline the application process.   The insurer (TSX:MFC) says nicotine tests will no longer be required for individual policies for eligible applicants aged 18 to 40, on policies that pay up to $1 million in benefits.   ...

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