In an effort geared towards contributing to the growth and development of legal education and the legal profession in Nigeria, The Legal Issues (TLI), in collaboration with the Abia State University Students Bar Council introduces the maiden edition of the “DR. A. C. B AGBAZUERE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MOOT & MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.”

THE LEGAL ISSUES (TLI) is a career hub for lawyers and law students in Nigeria & Africa with a bid to reveal a host of opportunities in law, beyond the conventional classroom system.

Over the past two (2) years, the organization has continued to evolve within, and adapt to the ever changing media landscape both in Nigeria and on a global scale.

THE LEGAL ISSUES has built a reputable brand and has been ranked as one of the most integrity-driven organizations in Nigeria by major online platforms such as; ThisDay, Punch, Agora Tv News, TheNigeriaLawyers (TNL), BarristerNG, among others.

This competition aims to discover and nurture the hidden talents among law students and tertiary institutions here in Nigeria, whom we can always have confidence in, especially during representations at the international level as the contest aims at promoting reading culture.

The Competition is scheduled to hold as follows:

0.1 The competition commences in earnest on 7 April, 2021 and would be organized amongst various law faculties in Nigeria.

0.2 The competition is slated to hold in three (3) stages; the first stage is the Judgment writing, the second stage is the submission of memorials or briefs of argument on the facts to be presented and the third stage is the actual mock which will be graced with awards and other opportunities for participants.

0.3 Registration is ongoing via 08097222796 (WhatsApp) at a fee of ₦3,000 ONLY for each school. The account details are reproduced below:

Mary Chioma Ogwo
Access bank

0.4 All evidence of payment should be directed at 08097222796 (WhatsApp) for proper identification and authentication.

0.5 Kindly send confirmation and details of the delegates from your faculty to this e-mail account : thelegalissues@gmail.com OR contact 0809 722 2796 After due registration.

0.6 The Deadline for registration of the competition is on the 6 April, 2021.

N/B schools will be paired in the sequence of their response to the confirmation of their participation.

To get more information, download the competition schedule below

Interested participating universities can download the official invitation letter below.