Courtesy visit to provide capacity building on all NIALS courses -
30th November 2023 Courtesy visit to provide capacity building on all NIALS courses / specialized courses on international criminal law and justice: by Brig. General S I Musa, Director of Army Legal Directorate, Nigerian Army, Abuja.
Day 1, Hybrid seminar on Treaty Law and State Practice in Nigeria. Held at Rockview Hotel Classic Abuja on Nov 16th 2023 -
Cross section of pictures with the DG NIALS Prof M T Ladan, the Permanent Secretary and Solicitor general of the Federation Mrs. Beatrice Jedy Agba, Chief Awomolo SAN, Ambassador Usman Sarki. Rear Admiral Jamila Sadiq Malafa. Barrister Rabiu Chairman House Committee on Treaties Protocols and Agreements.
Inaugural meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Academy of Law -
At the Supreme Court of Nigeria complex Abuja 26th September 2023 Tuesday: DG NIALS PROF M T LADAN at the Inaugural meeting of the Board of Trustees of the recently Registered NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LAW LED BY PROF. ADEMOLA POPOOLA, PROF. ISA CIROMA SAN, PROF. FESTUS EMIRI SAN, PROF. LANRE FAGBOHUN. SAN, PROF. DAKAS CJ DAKAS SAN, PROF. ABIKAN, PROF. Eze N president of NALT, AND PROF. VICTORIA O.
Tuesday 26 September Courtesy visit paid on the DG NIALS Prof M T LADAN -
Courtesy visit paid on the DG NIALS Prof M T LADAN by the Dean of Law Prof. Danwood C and the Director, Centre for comparative law in Africa Prof.Ada O, University of Cape Town, South Africa..In pic are NIALS RESEARCH FELLOWS: LILIAN UCHE AND IJEOMA..
Courtesy visit to donate sets of NIALS/ MACARTHUR FOUNDATION publications to the Ministry of police affairs -
Monday 25 September 2023: DG NIALS Prof M T LADAN with the Hon. Minister of state police affairs, Hon. Imaan Ibrahim Sulaiman and the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Sani Gwarzo with Director of Protocols, mr. Lukman Olomoda during a courtesy visit to donate 2 sets of NIALS/ MACARTHUR FOUNDATION publications to the Ministry of police affairs as an empowerment training materials for law enforcement officials, police academy in wudil, Kano and policy bulletins to guide policy and decision makers on policing, human rights and administration of Justice. 12noon to 1pm. At the Ministry of police affairs, Federal Secretariat Abuja.
NIALS DG Prof. M T Ladan at the sensitization workshop for MDA Desk Officers on Data Privacy/ Protection in Nigeria. -
On 30th August, 2023, The DG emphasized on the need to understand and implement the 66 Sections/Provisions of the new Nigeria Data Protection Act 2023 , which provides for the objectives, scope of application, regulatory commission's powers , guiding principles and lawful basis governing processing of personal data, rights of a data subject, data security, cross border transfers of personal data, enforcement mechanism, registration and fees legal proceedings and the need to provide for regulations, sectoral guidelines, directives, codes etc.
The DG NIALS Prof M T Ladan with the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Lateef Fagbemi SAN, on the assumption of duty after swearing in ceremony on Monday 21st August 2023. -
The DG NIALS Prof M T LADAN On Tuesday 4th July, delivered an Opening Remark at The Convergence Forum for Young Lawmakers in Nigeria -
The DG NIALS Prof M T LADAN on his Opening Remark at The Convergence Forum for Young Lawmakers in Nigeria, underscored the need for the young legislators to learn humbly and fast their 4 critical roles
National Productivity Order of Merit Award, 14th June, 2023 -
The DG NIALS, Prof M T Ladan receiving the National Productivity Order of Merit Award Conferred by the Federal Government of Nigeria on 14 June 2023 at the National Productivity Centre HQ Abuja. The DG National Productivity Centre and NIALS management staff with the DG NIALS : The Institute Bursar, Mr John Yawe , The Director Council Affairs Mr Danjuma Tagni, Director Internal Audit, Rahmatu Bello, Director Press, Charity Addingi, Director Clecreilp, Prof. Ibe Ifeakandu, Director Protocol & Info, Lukman Olomoda, And Head Of Abuja Library,Dr Hussaini Ali Sharifai.
Thursday 8 June 2023: Courtesy Visit -
Courtesy Visit to The Dg Nials, Prof. M T Ladan, By The Spring Consortium Team For The Uk Intervention Programmes On Peace, Security And Development In Nigeria, Supreme Court Of Nigeria Complex Abuja.
Day 1 of the MLA Diplomatic Conference -
Prof. M T Ladan 's oral Intervention at the plenary session on Day 1 of the MLA Diplomatic Conference Reviewing The Draft Convention on International Cooperation on International Crimes in Slovenia 15-26th MAY 2023
Day 1 of the NIMASA/ NIALS/ NJI 2 DAY ADMIRALTY LAW COLLOQUIUM -
DG'S update on 10th May Day 1 of the NIMASA/ NIALS/ NJI 2 DAY ADMIRALTY LAW COLLOQUIUM ,Prof M T LADAN DG NIALS WITH HON. JUSTICE MUSA D. MUHD OF THE SUPREME COURT / REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CJN, JUSTICES OF THE COURT OF APPEAL: JCA SHUAIBU, GEORGEWILL, GUMEL, JUDGES OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT INCLUDING Hon. Justice Yinka Faji, REPVE OF THE CJ of the FHct,and participants from the investigating and Prosecuting Agencies like the Nigerian Navy and EFCC.The Administrator of National Judicial institute, Hon. Justice salisu Garba, Resource persons in attendance: Mrs. MFON USORO, MRS. ORITSE EDODO- EMORE, DR. EMEKA AKAGBOGU, MR. MATHEW EGBADON, NAVY COMMAMDER OBIORA BEDE ANYIKWA, DR. OSATO ERUAGA, ETC. Held at RADISSON BLU ANCHORAGE HOTEL, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS STATE.
One-day NIALS/MACARTHUR FOUNDATION Technical Experts meeting -
9th May 2023 at the National Judicial Council, Abuja: the DG NIALS, Prof M T LADAN with the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, and the Chief judge of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice John Tsoho, the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Dr. Ben kanyip, Chief Awomolo SAN, rtd Justice Buba of the Federal High Court, the Executive Secretary of the National Judicial Council, Gambo Saleh, President of the FCT Customary Court of Appeal Abuja, as well as Professors of law : Ameze Guobadia, Yusuf Dankofa, Chris Wigwe SAN, Peter Akper SAN, Adewopo A SAN, Ibe ifeakandu and osato Eruaga at the one-day NIALS/MACARTHUR FOUNDATION Technical Experts meeting on the Review of the National Judicial policy and Guidelines on the Appointment/ Selection and Elevation of judges in Nigeria.
Friday 5th May 2023 Courtesy visit of Palestinian Ambassador to Nigeria -
Prof . Ladan / NIALS DG'S update on Friday 5th May 2023 Courtesy visit of Palestinian Ambassador to Nigeria , HE Amb. Abdullah M A Shawesh, office of the DG NIALS, Supreme Court complex Abuja. Four Areas of Collaboration Identified.
Final Day Hybrid Workshop on Rule of Law & Climate Justice -
Final day special picture of Prof Ladan DG NIALS with 4 ( in person) participating senior diplomats and students of the host National Security Studies University of India: from Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana and Gambia. Others participated virtually from 14-16.
Two Day [27 - 28th March 2023] Hybrid Workshop on Rule of Law & Climate Justice -
Are you a public prosecutor? Are you a legal practitioner? The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) in collaboration with Attorney General Alliance-Africa (AGA-Africa) and National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA) invites you to attend and participate in the two-day hybrid workshop on the theme: RULE OF LAW AND CLIMATE JUSTICE
Thursday 23rd March 2023: Courtesy visit to the DG at the Supreme Court of Nigeria complex Abuja office -
Thursday 23rd March 2023: Courtesy visit to the DG at the Supreme Court of Nigeria complex Abuja office, by the Head of School of Law, University of Bradford, UK, Prof. Engobo Emeseh. In pic are Prof. Ibe Ag. Director CLECREILP AND Assoc. Prof. Dr. Osato, Head of Private and Property law Dept./ SA to the DG on Project M & E . The visit was to explore priority areas of joint research and publications etc.
Day 1 of Specialized Training workshop -
Day 1 of Specialized Training workshop for staff of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Social development and Disaster management and labour law, migration and industrial dispute resolution. The opening session was attended by the Ministry's Permanent Secretary Dr. Nasir Sani Gwarzo while Prof ladan DG NIALS was represented by Prof. Ibe, Ag. Director CLECREILP.
Courtesy visit by the DG of NESREA, Prof. Aliyu Jauro -
Prof. Ladan, Thursday 16th March 2023: Courtesy visit by the DG of NESREA, Federal Ministry of Environment, Prof. Aliyu Jauro and his Management staff.
2-Days Conference on Environmental law -
Prof. Ladan, DG NIALS 27 February 2023: At the 2.day Amman Jordan School of law, University of Jordan International conference on Environmental law in the Middle East and North Africa. In pic with Environmental law scholars like Prof. Damilola olawuyi SAN, UNESCO chair on Qatar and Prof Patricia mbote Director law division of UNEP Nairobi.
NIALS/AGA-Africa 2-Day Workshop -
NIALS/AGA-Africa 2-Day Workshop on Developing a Robust Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering Landscape in Nigeria (15 - 16 February 2023), @ the Ayo Ajomo Auditorium, NIALS Complex Lagos.
NBA Abuja unity Bar Courtesy Visit -
DG NIALS Prof. M T Ladan today ( Thursday 2 Feb. 2023) received chairpersons of the NBA Abuja unity Bar & Gwagwalada Branches on a courtesy visit for possible collaboration on capacity building of members especially Young lawyers.
The unveiling of the first Digital Economy Law and Policy Book in Nigeria by NIALS -
DG NIALS Prof. M T Ladan with the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy , Prof. Ali Isa Pantami who unveiled the 1st Digital Economy Law and Policy Book in Nigeria by NIALS, at the 31 January 2023 Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce,Industry, Mines and Agriculture ( NACCIMA ) Inaugural Digital Economy Conference. Flanked by the President of NACCIMA, the Hon. Minister of Women affairs, Hon. Pauline Tallen, Repves of the Ministers of Foreign affairs ( Amb. Bolaji Akinremi,Director of trade and Economic Development), and Minister of Industry Trade, investment ( Amb. Suleiman Bola Audu, Director Trade), and Otunba Dele Oye NACCIMA 1st Deputy President. Held at the Abuja Chamber of Commerce hall, Abuja.
50th Governing Council Inaugural meeting / unveiling of NIALS publications 2019-2023 -
Tuesday 17th January 2023: Pics at the 50th Governing Council meeting / Inaugural under the chairmanship of the Hon. CJN that Approved the 2022 Staff Promotion As Recommended by the Council's A& PC with effect from 1st January 2023.
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