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You’re welcome to our spanking new issue. As usual, you can rely on NEWSWIRE Law & Events Magazine to help you make sense of the most topical issues and the most current trends in the dynamic world of law, lawyers and the institutions, communities and interests they serve.
The issue you are holding in your hands might well be regarded as a collector’s item – as indeed we strive to make every single issue of our magazine.
Since he assumed as the 27th successive president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Augustine Oyarekhua Alegeh, SAN, has left no one in doubt as to his single-minded to enhance the welfare of Nigerian lawyers, to give all stakeholders in the nation’s legal profession a sense of belonging and owners of the resources and issues that pertain to the NBA. Read all about his motivations, and what legacy he desires to leave in the NBA in his interview with this magazine. It’s an exclusive.
Were he not so unassuming, Abba Bukar Kyari is a man who ordinarily would not need an introduction to anybody with a keen interest in the fundamentals of the Nigerian economy. But this reserve hides a persona defined by a formidable intellect, experience and expertise in the worlds of hi-tech and high finance. As managing director of the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS), he is bringing his unique range of skills and attributes to bear on the profile and fortunes of Nigerian capital market. In this issue, he lets us into his world – both on the job and off it.
The NBA’s Section on Business Law, SBL, has over the years gradually come in its own as a distinct brand within the Nigerian legal and corporate landscape – thanks to the assiduous work being done by lawyers such as Ayuli Jemide, head of the commercial law firm, Detail Commercial Solicitors. In the run-up to the SBL’s forthcoming 9th conference, Jemide, who is also chairman of the conference planning committee, spoke to NEWSWIRE on the determination of the SBL to intervene positively in the way Nigeria does business – especially in area of regulation, It is a must-read.
The Nigerian legal community is a world of events. Keep up to date with what is happening, where it is happening, and who is making it happen, right here in NEWSWIRE Law & Events Magazine.
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– By Gloria Ireka, Editor in chief, Newswire Law & Events Magazine