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NBA Election verification: Many unanswered questions put the election in a muddy spotlight

Africa’s biggest bar association is going through one of its biggest challenges in 26 years with its seeming difficulty to effect a smooth transition of power.The past two weeks have been turbulent with allegations and counter allegations towards the credibility of the election which caused  the bar association to hurriedly employ another ICT partner to help with the process. Unfortunately, the  new state of affairs have brought more gloom, dissatisfaction and mistrust towards the process especially the process of verification. Continue reading NBA Election verification: Many unanswered questions put the election in a muddy spotlight

NBA statement on the Benue killings is a monumental disgrace-Elvis Okugbo

A senior Lawyer Elvis Okugbo has described the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Press statement on the gruesome killing in Benue by herdsmen as a monumental disgrace.In his statement below he stated
“I am shocked by the patronizing language of this press statement by the A. B. Mahmoud led NBA National Exco….! It would have been better they said nothing as this none commital statement, is, to say the least, a monumental disgrace to an august body in the mold of the NBA!!

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Dr Chidi Odinkalu has violated the sacred principles of Human Rights- This may be bad news for his reputation

Recently, Dr Chidi Odinkalu who is supposed to be a top Human Rights Lawyer has chosen to descend into the arena of  contest in the forthcoming election of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) and has  suo moto assumed the position of an umpire who will determine who should not run for the Presidency of the NBA. Continue reading Dr Chidi Odinkalu has violated the sacred principles of Human Rights- This may be bad news for his reputation

Dr Mobolaji Ojibara sends good wishes to lawyers travelling for NEC

As many Nigerian lawyers across the country depart their cities for Uyo,the beautiful capital of Akwa Ibom, distinguished lawyers from across the country are sending their goodwill messages to the executive members of the Nigerian Bar Association and indeed all lawyers attending in different capacities. Continue reading Dr Mobolaji Ojibara sends good wishes to lawyers travelling for NEC

NEC Meeting: Consider very seriously the dignity & ideals of our Profession: Stanley Imo

Stanley Imo, a former Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association, Owerri branch has enjoined lawyers who are NEC members to consider the dignity and ideals of the profession very seriously in their deliberation at the NEC meeting in Uyo. In his goodwill message,he said

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NBA Lagos constitutes young Lawyers forum

At the October branch meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch (Premier Branch) held at the Foyer of the High Court of Lagos State, Igbosere, the Chairman, Mr. Chukwuka Ikwuazom in a bid to revamp the Young Lawyers Forum as well as drive his agenda of improved welfare, sustained mentorship and professional development for the Young Lawyers Continue reading NBA Lagos constitutes young Lawyers forum

NBA Constitution amendment: Lagos branch extends deadline for submission of memo

The Zik Obi led Lagos branch committee for the amendment of the constitution of the NBA has issued a reminder to members of the branch still interested to submit a memo to do so on or before 17th of November 2017. (You can download the current constitution at the end of this release)The reminder states as follows:

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