Category Archives: Lawyers

Is Africa’s biggest Bar association flying into turbulence?The Destination is Port harcourt again

Alegeh

On the 25th of February 2016 about seven thousand Lawyers came out in Nairobi to vote for their candidates in the Law society of Kenya elections. Mr Isaac Okero won the election in a hotly contested election where he garnered 1,581 votes against James Aggrey Mwamu’s 1,378 and Allen Gichuhi’s 1,371. After the elections, all eyes turned to the Nigerian bar association whose election was due in six months. Continue reading Is Africa’s biggest Bar association flying into turbulence?The Destination is Port harcourt again

Grief as 60 Lawyers are killed in one day.

Pakistani bar

Baluchistan is a place that desperately needs lawyers.

Pakistan’s largest province by area, it is the home of a decades-old separatist insurgency, fueled by real grievances over neglect and lack of political representation. It is also increasingly the target of Sunni extremists, who bomb and kill its Shiite minorities. What leaders the province has are widely considered corrupt. Dozens of local journalists have been kidnapped in the past few years. It is nearly impossible for foreign reporters to enter Baluchistan. Lawyers are almost all that give the province a semblance of justice. Continue reading Grief as 60 Lawyers are killed in one day.

Courtroom mail NBA election polls-Winner emerges

AB Mamoud

AB Mahmoud has emerged the winner of the Courtroom mail poll held from the 17th to 24th of July 2016.Barely five days to the election,the poll shows that AB Mahmoud has 62% popularity among those that participated in the poll while JK Gadzama has 35% popularity with a total votes of 134 out of the 378 people who participated.2% of the participants were undecided. Continue reading Courtroom mail NBA election polls-Winner emerges