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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

Nnamdi Okechukwu Okeke Departs-(1976-2016.) Post your Tribute

Late Okechukwu Okeke
Late Okechukwu Okeke

Nnamdi  Okechukwu-Okeke was the first son of Hon. Justice O.J. Okeke (retired )  born in Onitsha, Anambra State in 1976 died on September 29, 2016. A native of Adazi Ani in Aniocha LGA. Anambra State. He attended secondary school at the famous Dennis Memorial Grammar School( DMGS) Onitsha, later proceeded to read law at University of Benin, and LL.M in Maritime law. Wales. UK. Worked as an Associate at Femi Atoyebi SAN & CO. Later founded Comfort Partners LP. Nnamdi was a member Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos  Branch . May his soul rest in peace.  Post your Tribute

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Adeniyi A Adewunmi(1966-2016)A good man Departs-A Tribute page for fallen Lawyers.Post your tribute

Niyi Adewunmi
Niyi Adewunmi

Adeniyi Adeyemi Adewunmi passed on the 14th of July 2016 in Lagos surrounded by the loving presence of his immaculate family members. He was born on the 25th of August 1966.He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1988 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989.He was a co-founder of and partner in the Lagos based equal opportunity law Firm,Citipoint chambers.He was a successful litigator.

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