Between Tuesday, 9th and Thursday, 11th May, 2017, the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) in conjunction with the Africa Alliance Partnership of the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) organised a three-day Workshop on Oral Advocacy in Nigeria.
The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) project on Support to Access to Justice and Rule of Law in the North-East is focused on bridging the existing gaps by contributing to providing immediate access to justice as part of stabilization and early recovery from conflict.
The British Council, through the NSRP in partnership with NIALS, embarked on a field research project aimed towards obtaining and testing perceptions on the past and current state of insurgency along with its impact, victim’s coping strategies, community perceptions of justice, healing, reconciliation as well as the possibility of reintegrating penitent insurgents so as to achieve enduring peace in the northeast.
The Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) Conference is an annual event for law teachers in Nigeria. This year’s conference which is the 50th annual General Conference (Golden Jubilee Edition) was hosted by Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, in Anambra State with the theme; LAW, SECURITY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT”. The theme of the conference remains relevant considering the security situation of Nigeria and the world at large. It also underscores the impact of insecurity on our National Development.
Representatives of the University of Kent UK recently visited the Director-General, NIALS, Professor Adedeji Adekunle at the Lagos Office. Dr Anthony Manning, Dean for Internationalisation, led the Delegation.