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When a writer goes to the grave

By: Abdulrasheed Ibrahim

Not many writers are celebrated or appreciated when they are alive going about displaying their skills of good writings on what a society should be. There is no better way to illustrate this than by the unfortunate death of Professor Pius Adesanmi, one of the victims of the recent Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash. It is an understatement to say that this incident was very sad and painful. We pray the Almighty God to condole the families and relatives of the victims and give them all the fortitude to bear the great lost. The demise of Professor Adesanmi has brought about a lot of Newspaper tributes and repeatedly re-publishing of some of his wonderful writings on various platforms on social media. From various comments and remarks by so many people, the Professor seemed to be unknown to so many of them. He was a man who became more popular in death and made possible by the power of his pen. He was a great writer whose writings tell you the kind of person he was when he was breathing on the surface of the earth.

From many of his writings and articles, you will see clearly, if you have not read him before that the late Professor was a writer with great mission and vision to better the society we found ourselves. In one of his articles titled: “LADIES & GENTLEMEN, PLEASE RISE UP TO RECOGNIZE THE PRESENCE OF THIEVES”, where he advised Nigerians against celebrating those who have stolen our commonwealth to enrich themselves, he said:

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NBA mourns OLUMUYIWA Olowokure

NBA MOURNS THE DEMISE OF QUINTESSENTIAL BAR MAN, OLUMUYIWA OLOWOKURE

Moments ago the sad news of the sudden demise of Olumuyiwa Olowokure Esq reached the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, SAN and the National Officers. It was shocking and saddening.

Mr. Olowokure was an active bar man who featured prominently in the activities of the Nigerian Bar Association as a former Chairman of NBA Kaduna branch and member of the National Executive Committee of the NBA for several years. He was also the Kaduna State Co-Ordinator of Swift Count. Olumuyiwa Olowokure served the bar in many other capacities and made positive contributions to the development of the bar throughout his more than 3 decades of practice. He contested for the office of the General Secretary of the NBA in 2012.

On behalf of the National Officers, the NBA President condoles with members of the Nigerian Bar Association, particularly the leadership and members of NBA Kaduna branch and the family of our dearly loved colleague, over this very sad loss.

The NBA President prays that the almighty God will grant the family the fortitude and grace to bear this loss and grant our dear colleague a peaceful rest in the bossom of the Lord.

Gloria Mabeiam Ballason‎ touching tribute to Reuben James Usman and Wife

‘He is around ‘, the secretary, Sherrifat,said. I walked into the office and stood before a bespectacled man ready for the interview I hoped will earn me a placement at Reuben James& co. Mr. James explained he was wary of employing female lawyers because they rarely stay in private practice. I promised I was in it to stay.

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Senator Nathaniel Nwadike Anah -THE SAGE GOES HOME! A tribute by Oguegbu, Ostende Udoka

A front bencher in the Nigeria parliament of the first republic and the Chairman of the judiciary committee of the Senate in the second republic; represented, Aguinyi Senatorial District of Anambra State.

A seasoned lawyer and a lionhearted legislator who remarkably, during his days in the senate, played a vital role in the successful negotiation of amnesty for Late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (Eze Igbo Gburugburu). Continue reading Senator Nathaniel Nwadike Anah -THE SAGE GOES HOME! A tribute by Oguegbu, Ostende Udoka

Hon. Emmanuel Aguma was a quintessential gentleman -Paul Usoro

My family and I, express our commiseration with the wife and family of the late Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Rivers State, Chief, Hon. Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, the Port Harcourt Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, and the good people and the Government of Rivers State, on the sad demise of their illustrious Son. Continue reading Hon. Emmanuel Aguma was a quintessential gentleman -Paul Usoro

NBA Lagos to attend the service of songs of former treasurer today at Ikoyi

The members of the Nigerian Bar Association,Lagos branch were thrown into grief on the 11th of January 2018 when the news of the demise of a former treasurer filtered in.Rose Agbo was the treasurer of the branch from 2007-2009 and was dedicated to the growth of the bar and the legal profession. Continue reading NBA Lagos to attend the service of songs of former treasurer today at Ikoyi