ǼLEX Annual Lecture


The ǼLEX lecture series was inaugurated in 2005 to commemorate the founding of our practice which has since grown to become a full service law firm with offices in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Accra, Ghana.

Since the commencement of our lectures, our distinguished speakers have spoken on very topical issues:

ǼLEX 11th Annual Lecture

ǼLEX’s 11th Annual Lecture titled “Making States Work” came up on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 at the Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos.  

The topic, “Making States Work” considered issues relating to the sustainability of individual states, especially as Nigeria goes through this recession. The format for the lecture was that of a panel having a former state government executive, financial experts and a social commentator as discussants, and a moderator. 

The moderator was His Excellency, Mr Donald Duke (CON), former Governor of Cross River State, with the following persons as discussants: 

1.       His Excellency, Mr Peter Obi (CON), Former Governor of Anambra State;

2.       Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede (CON), Former Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank Plc;

3.       Mr Isaac Babatunde, Executive Director, Corporate & Sovereign Ratings, Agusto & Co; and

4.       Professor Chidi Odinkalu, Africa Program of the Open Society Justice Initiative.


ǼLEX 9th Annual Lecture

ǼLEX 9th Annual Lecture titled “In God’s Name:  Politics, Religion and Economic Development  took place at the AGIP Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos State on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

The guest speaker was Prof. Timothy Samuel Shah; Associate Director and Scholar in Residence of the Religious Freedom Project, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Government Department, Georgetown University, USA.

The Honorable Justice Mustapha Akanbi, CFR, PCA, former President of the Court of Appeal chaired the event.

Please click here for the Annual Lecture speech.


ǼLEX 8th Annual Lecture (2013)

Dr. Ali A. Mazrui, an Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies, Binghamton University, New York and former distinguished Research Professor, University of Jos, Nigeria. 

                      Topic: “This House Must Not Fall: Constitutional Reform and The People’s Will

ǼLEX 7th Annual Lecture (2011)
Mr. John Githongo, Former Permanent Secretary for Governance and Ethics, Office of the President of Kenya.

                              Topic:  “Corruption, the Thief in Broad Daylight


ǼLEX 6th Annual Lecture (2010)
Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu, OFR, Chairman, BGL Plc. and former Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

                              Topic:  “Taxation without Representation

ǼLEX 5th Annual Lecture (2009)
Hon. Dr. Kwabena Donkor, the Honourable Deputy Minister of Energy, Republic of Ghana.

                              Topic:  “How Ghana Kept the Lights On 


ǼLEX 4th Annual Lecture (2008)  

Mr. Dele Olojede Chairman, Timbuktu Media and Pulitzer Prize Winner for 2005.

                           Topic:    Freedom of information: Balancing the Public’s right to know against the individual’s right to privacy  


ǼLEX 3rd Annual Lecture (2007)
 Judge Mervyn King S.C., Chairman, King Committee on Corporate Governance, South Africa.

                                  TopicCorporate Governance: Who profits?


ǼLEX 2nd Annual Lecture (2006)
Prof. Frederic Jenny, Judge, French Supreme Court, Chairman, Committee on Competition Law and Policy, OECD, Paris, France.

                                 TopicCompetition Policy as an Engine for Economic Growth"


ǼLEX 1st Annual Lecture (2005)
Prof. Don Wallace, Chairman, International Law Institute, Washington,      DC, USA.
The Regulator in a Deregulated Economy”




Anchors - Zulei Ehimeakhe & Damilola Ogedengbe

Mr Emuwa - Aelex Managing Partner

The Panel


The moderator - Mr Donald Duke


Panelist - Mr Peter Obi

Panelist - Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, CON
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