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Dana Crash: What becomes of the Coroner Inquest?

Since a suit filed before the Federal High Court by the Civil Aviation Round Table Initiative Limited, and an aviation expert, Captain Dele Ore (rtd) stalled further proceedings in the coroner ‘s inquest into the June 3, 2012 Dana air crash before Magistrate Alexander Oyetade Komolafe and the subsequent re-validation of its operating licence, Nigerians have been pessimistic on what becomes of the coroner inquest set up by the Lagos State government on the death of the passengers as well as those killed on the ground.

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Justice Adejumo chides lawyers, journalist at LIM forum

NATIONAL Industrial Court president, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has taken a swipe at lawyers who are fond of talking to journalists on matters before the court immediately after proceedings when a definite pronouncement has not been made on issues, just as Senior Advocate of Nigeria designate Mr Femi Falana, lamented that no media organisation has taken advantage of the freedom of information Act.

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I’m concerned over senior members walking away from NBA – Okey Wali

AT the just concluded 52nd annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Okechukwu Emmanuel Wali, SAN, assumed office as 26th president of the association. In this interview, the new Bar president articulated some of his visions for the association and spoke on some of the challenges ahead. Specifically, he promised to bring back senior lawyers who have lost interest in the Bar activities. Excerpts :

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