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The NBA conference has sort of been marked as the starting point of the 2023 election year campaigns’ 100 metres dash, and the event has become the centre stage for huge and virile political commentary, media banter, intellectual discourse and most importantly; a dose of what we are going to get throughout, or most part of the campaign season. Sen. Read More

AMAC chair: Group petitions NJC, NBA, NUJ, others over Maikalangu’s removal

August 23, 2022 Paul Okah Abuja 0

The Concerned Youths for Good Governance and Justice (CYGG) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), the Police Service Commission (PSC), the Joint Services Department of the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over what it described as “miscarriage of justice against the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Read More

NBA-SBL’s timely discourse on the economy

August 22, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

The 16th Annual Business Law Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) themed, “Recent Developments in the Business Law Environment”, is a ray of hope that the country’s pathway to economic recovery may not be a mirage, if the needful is done. The conference, which critically looked at current developments in the Nigerian business environment, was Read More

NBA 2022 and the tasks ahead

June 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

In preparation for the 2022 Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) general elections, the Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA) headed by Ayodele Akintunde, SAN, had released the NBA electoral guidelines and schedule on May 16, 2022. Ceteris paribus (all other things being equal), the general elections shall hold on July 16, 2022 as published in the electoral timetable. As the election Read More

Niger operating obsolete laws – NBA

April 6, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

The chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna branch, Mohammed Abubakar El-Suru, has described the laws operating in Niger state as obsolete and needed to be reviewed to enhance the administration of criminal justice in the state. El- Suru stated this during a validation and public forum on domestication of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 held in Read More

NBA, security agencies partner to end conflicts on human dignity

April 6, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and security agencies in the country are in fresh collaboration with a view to either eradicate or minimise conflict on human dignity and bickering in the discharge of their respective functions. As part of measures to achieve this, the NBA has already set up NBA/ Security/ Agencies Relations Committee (NBA-SARC) headed by Mr Joe Kyari Read More

Sanction threats to rule of law, lawyer tasks NJC, NBA

March 11, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have been urged to remain awake to eminent threats posed to the rule of law by disobedience to subsisting court orders and judgements. National Chairman United Patriots (UP) Barrister Chukwudi Ezeobikain a statement on Friday, noted that democratic institutions which flout orders and judgements of courts must be held Read More

NBA president for Uniben convocation lecture

November 17, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The authorities of University of Benin (UNIBEN) has said the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Olumide Akpata Esq. would deliver its 46th/47th convocation lecture billed for next Thursday. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Lilian Salami, who stated this to journalists in Benin City said: “he is also an alumnus in whom the University is proud.” Salami stated that the Read More

Nigeria needs new constitution, not amendment – Olanipekun

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun, Wednesday said that the ongoing constitutional amendment can not work, maintaining that Nigeria needs constitutional replacement. Olanipekun who delivered the 13th convocation lecture of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state, insisted that the present constitution can not solve the security, pandemic and other problems facing the country. Speaking Read More

Assist security agents with credible information, NBA vice chair urges

October 15, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The Vice Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Gwagwalada Branch, Barr. David Aigbefoh, has called on Nigerians to always assist security agencies with credible information on the activities of suspected criminals in their areas. Aigbefoh, who gave the advice, Friday, at a special summit on security and safety/award scheme, organised by the National Watch in Abuja, noted that security matters should Read More

Kogi CJ urges lawyers to cooperate with the bench

October 8, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Chief Judge of Kogi state, Hon. Justice Richard Olorunfemi, has charged lawyers in the state to see themselves as critical stakeholders in the administration of justice. He urged them to cooperate with judges in the state in order to effectively dispense justice to the people.He gave the charge while presenting newly appointed judges for the High Court of Justice Read More

FCT monarchs hail NBA chair on community development

October 4, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

Traditional rulers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja have commended the vice chairman Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Gwagwalada branch, Barr David Aigbefoh for his contributions towards the development to community. The traditional rulers, led by the Hakimi, Alhaji Hussaini Barde, gathered Saturday to celebrate this worthy citizen of Nigeria for his giant strides and enormous contributions to the growth Read More

CJN set to quiz 6 CJs over conflicting ex parte orders

September 6, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria and chairman National Judicial Council (CJN), Dr. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will on Monday quiz six chief judges over the conflicting court orders that emanated from their states. The CJN has demanded for the records of proceedings in all the suits from which conflicting ex parte orders emanated. Those to be quizzed include Chief Judges Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

Lawyers threaten boycott of proceedings over alleged harassment

August 11, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Lawyers under the aegis of The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benin branch, has threatened a boycott of High Court 6, Benin, over what it described as harassment and intimidation of its members by the presiding judge. The body has therefore given an order to that effect via a statement. In a statement signed by the association’s chairman and secretary, Pius Read More