Become an NLT Contributor

Thanks for your interest in becoming one of the contributors on Nigerian Law Today. We will be pleased to consider having you on board as one of our contributors, specifically in the area of interest you indicate.

Please see the Submission Guidelines and Terms & Conditions below as applicable to both Regular Contributors and Guest Contributors respectively.

While extending our professional regards, we will be happy to welcome you on board after submitting your profile to us depending on which category you choose.

Please review the terms printed below.

Management Team:

Nigerian Law Today

Our Goal

At Nigerian Law Today, our goal is to help improve on the availability and visibility of current Nigerian law online. This we believe would provide us a vibrant avenue for contributing the collective knowledge of our contributors on various areas of the law, particularly in the context of contemporary Nigerian law.

Regular Contributors
Unlike Guest Contributors, Regular Contributors are required to submit essays for publication on the website on a regular basis – weekly is ideal for us.

As for the area of law to be written on, Regular contributors are required to specially focus on one or more areas law.

Submission Guidelines for Regular Contributors
To be considered for publishing on NLT blog, posts from Regular contributors must adhere to the following guidelines:

1. Regular contributors are required to submit their short bios/profile to the NLT management for the purpose of publishing same as their profile on our Contributors page. Please visit our website to see the format we use, and send your bio to info@nigerianlawtoday.com

2. Contributors should endeavour to keep their articles concise. This may be up to 2 pages but not more than 3 pages of MS Word A4 Paper at a time. Where the articles are longer, they can be conveniently published as continuation(s) in subsequent post(s).

3. All posts must be relevant to our audience such as law students, practising lawyers, judges and the general public who may need some enlightenment on various aspects of Nigerian law.

4. Unlike guest contributors, Regular contributors are given special author accounts on our site which will enable you post directly. However, at this time, you are required to send your works to the site administrator through this email address: info@nigerianlawtoday.com

Every submission made would be promptly acknowledged by NLT and the date for publication stated accordingly.

5. For the purpose of ensuring that the NLT blog is regularly updated with new posts from its contributors, each contributor is encouraged to be creative, innovative and be consistent in following key issues affecting the law or legal rights of people living in Nigeria.

Terms & Conditions for Regular Contributors
1. By submitting your essays to us for publication on NLT blog, you warrant that your submission does not violate any intellectual property or other laws.

2. Contributors are solely responsible for the content authored by them.

3. No post may be self-promotional or include marketing links.

4. Unlike guest contributors, only lawyers or practicing lawyers are qualified to be Regular contributors on NLT.

5. Contributors must be willing to make their works/contributions available for posting on the site pro bono, as NLT is currently a not-for-profit venture.

6. Contributors should have a strong interest in legal research and career development.

7. Contributors are advised to read our Submission Guidelines (included above) for publication of articles.

8. By sending your works to NLT for publication as a Regular Contributor, you agree that these terms and conditions are binding on you.

Guest Contributors
Guest Contributors relatively enjoy more flexibility. Essays submitted by guest contributors for publishing on NLT blog need not be periodical.

However, guest contributors are entitled to submit periodically, choosing the time convenient to them.

As for the area of law to be written on, guest contributors are entitled to submit essays on a particular area of law or any area of law.

Submission Guidelines for Guest Contributors
Guest posts submissions must adhere to the following guidelines to be considered for publishing on NLT blog:

1. All guest posts must be original. No guest post will be published that have already been published

elsewhere online as verified by Copyscape.com, the world’s most powerful online plagiarism detection solutions.

2. All guest posts must be of high standard with legal authorities as footnotes where appropriate, free of grammatical and typographical errors.

3. All guest posts may include a 2-3 sentence author bio, which will be published at the end of the guest post. 1-2 links to the author’s website, blog or other branded online destination may be included in the bio.

4. Guest contributors should endeavour to keep their articles concise. This may be up to 2 pages but not more than 3 pages of MS Word A4 PAper at a time. Where the articles are longer, they can be conveniently published as continuation in subsequent post(s).

5. All guest posts must be relevant to the NLT’s audience such as law students, Lawyers, Judges and the general public who may need some enlightenment on various aspects of the law.

6. Unlike staff contributors, guest contributors do not have author accounts on our site. This means guest contributors are not enabled to publish their works directly on our site. They are only required to send their works to the blog administrator through this email address:

info@nigerianlawtoday.com

Every submission made would be promptly acknowledged by NLT and the date for publication stated accordingly.

Terms & Conditions for Guest Contributors

1. By submitting a guest post for publication on NLT blog, you warrant that your submission does not violate any intellectual property or other laws.

2. Guest post submission is not a guarantee of publication.

3. Guest contributors are solely responsible for the content authored by them.

4. No guest post may be self-promotional or include marketing links.

5. Guest Contributors should lawyers or prospective lawyers at least in their penultimate year of University study. NLT shall only consider submissions from non-lawyers where it finds such submissions to be very relevant to the legal sphere and the author displays a sound knowledge of the law around the area of the submission.

6. Guest Contributors must be willing to make their works/contributions available for posting on the site pro bono, as NLT is currently a not-for-profit venture.

7. Guest Contributors should have a strong interest in legal research and career development.

8. Guest Contributors are advised to read our Submission Guidelines for publication of articles.

9. Guest contributors are not entitled to Author Accounts since they are not staff or Regular contributors of NLT. This means guest contributors are not enabled to publish their works directly on our site but must send their works to the NLT administrator.

10. By sending your works to NLT for publication as a Guest Contributor, you agree that these terms and conditions are binding on you.

*Terms & Conditions may be reviewed by NLT at anytime but not without due notice to contributors, users and visitors in the “Update” page of our site.

Updated August 5, 2016

Nigerian Law Today Team.