The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Justice Benedict Kanyip will on Thursday, December 2, 2021 give the keynote address on “Judicial precedent in Nigeria” at the second session of “The Hon. Justice Niki Tobi 1st Biennial Symposium.” The event holds from 1:30 pm at the Andrew Otutu Obaseki Auditorium, National Judicial Institute, Abuja.

The Moderator/Lead Discussant for the session is the former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Emeritus Professor Chioma Kanu Agomo. Other discussants are the pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN and Justice Olajumoke Pedro.

The first session dwells on “The Nigerian Supreme Court as a policy court: Niki Tobi’s input,” with Supreme Court jurist, Justice Amina Augie as the Lead Speaker. The discussants are retired Justice James Ogebe, formerly of the Supreme Court; Justice Adewale Habeeb Abiru of the Court of Appeal, and Prof. Festus Emiri SAN.

Sessions three and four will x-ray “Legal education and the Nigerian judicial system” as well as “The Nigerian judiciary and democracy.”

The late Justice Niki Tobi is reputed as one of the finest jurists to ascend the Supreme Court bench. The symposium is organised by the A.T. Socio-Judicial Consulting LLC with the theme, “The Nigerian Judge and Society: Hon. Justice Niki Tobi’s Impact on the Development of Law and Society.”

To participate, please click on www.atsjconsulting.com/nikitobisymposium2021

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