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The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) was established in March 1979 under an enabling statutory instrument referred to as the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Act, CAP N112 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, as Nigeria’s apex institution for legal research and training.

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The Alternative Dispute Resolution, Dispute Management and Negotiation Skills Training Course took place at Aso Hall, Rockview (Classic) Hotel, Plot 194, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja from Monday 21st October to Wednesday 23rd October 2019. Participants were drawn from from within and outside Abuja and from organisations/ institutions such as Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ministry of Justice (Akwa Ibom State), Medical Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Unity Bank, Addax Petroleum etc.

Expert Arbitrators, Negotiators and Concilliators such as Dr Fatima Bello Henry Micheal-Ihunde Esq, Dr. Agada Elachi; Mr Segun Ogunyawo FICMC, CEDR (UK) & MTI (US). Professor Paul O Idornigie SAN FCIS, FCIArb; Mr Shola Oluwanuga, FCIArb. Mr Chikwendu Madumere FCIArb(UK) C.Arb.  Justice Olufunke Ogunyawo of the National Industrial Court facilitated the workshop.