Breaking News: Lawyers walk out of Eastern Bar Forum meeting in protest

Happening now in the city of Portharcourt where a few members of the Eastern Bar forum are trying to adopt a candidate for the post of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association- A motion has just been raised and some lawyers opposed it. A good number of them who do not support it have staged a walk out.

JUST IN: The EBF has gone ahead to adopt Arthur Obi Okafor with the few members remaining. EBF has exhibited lawlessness in adopting a candidate when the ban is yet to be lifted.

The members who walked away comprising of predominantly south south Lawyers are converging to form another association.

 

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“Responsible members are not attending EBF meeting” .EBF founding member and former Chair

A Founding member of the Eastern Bar Forum(EBF) and a former Chair of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikot Ekpene has disassociated himself and many other members from the adoption plan of the association. Some members of the Eastern Bar forum will be arriving Portharcourt today for a meeting where they intend to adopt a candidate for the position of the NBA President. Continue reading “Responsible members are not attending EBF meeting” .EBF founding member and former Chair

Police brutality on lawyers-How a lawyer got a Judgement against the Nigerian Police

Courtroom mail has obtained a copy of a recent court judgement on a police brutality to lawyers.
The applicant in suit number HIM/M112/2016 in the High cour of Anambra State, is a legal practitioner named Ifeanyi Nkem who represented a client in a case of enforcement of human rights . Continue reading Police brutality on lawyers-How a lawyer got a Judgement against the Nigerian Police

EBF endorsement of Candidate for NBA President: A waste of time

News has been making the rounds that the Eastern Bar Forum (EBF) will meet in Port Harcourt this Saturday, to, among other things, “adopt its candidates for the election and thereafter sponsor them for the election”. Coming from the leadership of the Forum which is largely perceived to be doing the bidding of a particular aspirant as well as ensuring that ONLY that aspirant receives its support, it is  indeed very laughable and a waste of time.

Continue reading EBF endorsement of Candidate for NBA President: A waste of time

NBA ELECTIONS: The Eastern Bar Forum and their slanted pendulum-The real story of adoption of candidates

In a few days, the Eastern Bar Forum(EBF) will converge in the oil city of Portharcourt and it is believed that a candidate out of the five running for the Presidency of the Nigerian Bar Association and other positions will be adopted by the group .There are also strong indications that the adoption may not happen. Continue reading NBA ELECTIONS: The Eastern Bar Forum and their slanted pendulum-The real story of adoption of candidates