Category Archives: Lawyers

NBA Lagos Branch Sponsors 20 Young Lawyers for 2019 AGC

The Executive Committee of the NBA Lagos Branch has approved the sponsorship of 20 young lawyers to this year’s Annual General Conference.

The sponsorship covers only registration fee for the conference and is available to young lawyers not more than 5 years post call. Applicants selected are financial members of the NBA Lagos Branch.

This is in line with the committement of the out going administration to encourage young Lawyers

Defense of the unpopular: Lawyers should not suffer backlash for defending rights of unsympathetic clients

1770, John Adams risked his reputation and inflamed the ire of his fellow patriots when he represented the British soldiers who were accused of killing five colonists in the Boston Massacre. Even before the creation of a United States, a Declaration of Independence or a Constitution, Adams understood that for a legal system to work, everyone accused of a crime must have representation.

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Wanted: Lawyers for Rural America

Attorney Thomas Maul crosses 13th Street in downtown Columbus, Nebraska. Maul headed the Nebraska State Bar Association in 2016 and was instrumental in pushing for a program to recruit lawyers to rural areas of the state.
After an early career modeling in Los Angeles and New York City, Furonda Brasfield returned home to pursue her passion: practicing law in rural Arkansas.

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Ayodele Akintunde thanks NBA Lagos branch and other stakeholders for cooperation

On behalf of the NBA Lagos Branch 2019 Election Committee, I want to specially thank you all for your kind words and congratulatory messages. You have been far too kind. We thank God for the successful outcome of the elections and give God Almighty all the glory. It was a great team effort from the distinguished members of the Election Committee, our dependable and dedicated assistants, the Branch Exco, the Branch secretariat, the candidates, their agents, eligible voters, the entire members of the Lagos Branch, our very competent service provider (vote to the partners, staff, interns and externs of Ayodele Akintunde LP. We want to specially thank the outgoing NBA Lagos Branch Chairman, Mr. Chukwuka Ikwuazom and his entire executive for giving us maximum support to achieve this successful outcome. We also thank all our well wishers who provided us encouragement from the start of the election process to the end. THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
We congratulate all the successful candidates who have been elected to lead the branch for the next two years led by Mr. Lateef Omoyemi Akangbe – the Chairman Elect and wish them all the best. We thank all the gallant candidates who fought a good fight but did not make it this time. We wish you all the best next time. We once again thank the entire members of the NBA Lagos branch for the confidence reposed in our Committee to conduct the 2019 elections by electronic voting and actively participating in this history making event. We thank you all for the opportunity to serve the branch. Long live NBA Lagos Branch, Long live NBA, Long live the Federal Republic of Nigeria!

Richard Ayodele Akintunde SAN, CArb
For: NBA Lagos Branch 2019 Election Committee