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2021 NBA-AGC: Planning Committee Proposes Last Week Of October For The Conference

*Committee Also Proposes Adoption Of 2019 Conference Fee*NBA President Proposes Splitting of NBA Abuja Branch The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Technical Conference Committee Planning (TCCP) of the Annual General Conference (AGC) 2021 has proposed the last of week of October as the date for the 2021 AGC. As Justification for the proposal, the Chairman of …

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[NBA-NEC] NBA President, Akpata, Proposes Setting Up Of Fora For Lawyers With Disabilities, Law Officers And Corporate Counsel

*Says NBA-AGC Will Hold In Port Harcourt*Says He Is working On Crisis Rocking Some NBA Branches The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olumide Akpata, has updated the National Executive Committee on the activities of the Association. Akpata, in his Address during the ongoing meeting of the NEC, applauded the various Branches of the …

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[JUST IN] 2021 NBA AGC To Hold In Port Harcourt – NBA President, Akpata

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olumide Akpata, has said that the NBA Annual General Conference will hold at Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital He disclosed this at the ongoing meeting of the NBA National Executive Council, NEC. He stated that the conference will hold with strict observance of Covid-19 regulations. He …

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Olu Of Warri Tussle: NBA Effurun Condemns Attack On Members, Delta High Court

Effurun Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the desecration of the Delta State High Court 4 Warri, and the assault on chief E. L. Akpofure, SAN and two other lawyers by thugs in Warri South Local Government Area. The NBA in a statement signed by its Chairman, Jonathan Ekperusi, Esq, and Kingsley Okes …

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NBA Abeokuta Electoral Committee Clears Abolade For Chairmanship Position, Despite Not Paying Full Branch Dues

Chaos seems to be brewing in NBA Abeokuta over its forthcoming election as it is not unknown that NBA Abeokuta Branch Election which ought to have taken place since last year June has suffered series of postponements due to all kinds of intrigues, including an objection recently raised against one of the chairmanship aspirant, Kamil …

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Christian Lawyers Want FG To Stop Military Action In Southeast

Christian Lawyers Fellowship Of Nigeria, CLASFON …Condemn suspension of Twitter Christian lawyers in Nigeria have appealed to the Federal Government to immediately relieve the hardworking and good people of the South-Eastern part of Nigeria of military harassment and intimidation of the people and residents of the Zone. The lawyers under the aegis of Christian Lawyers …

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Justice Sifawa, Justice Lawal Bello, Gadzama, SAN, Mazi Osigwe, SAN, Maikyau SAN, Akpata, Others To Feature In NBA Kaduna Law Week [REGISTER]

Kaduna branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has outlined programs for its 2021 Bar Dinner and Law Week which is slated for Friday, 25th to 29th June. The theme of the event is “Dispute Resolution: Challenges And Prospect”. The program is scheduled as follows 1st Day Friday, 25th  June Jumaat Prayer at Ansarul Islam …

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Olu Of Warri Tussle: NBA Warri Condemns Attack On Delta Court By Thugs

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Warri Branch has condemned the attack on the Delta State High Court 4 by thugs in Warri South Local Government Area. The NBA in a statement signed by its Chairman, Emmanuel .O. Uti and Mr. Joseph A Omonoseh, Secretary respectively expressed shock and sadness over the unprovoked attack and invasion …

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[Democracy Day] Labeling Someone Enemy Of The Country For Asking Questions Is Not Patriotism — NBA President, Akpata

*Calls On President Buhari To Respect The Right To Freedom Of Expression Of Citizens The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olumide Akpata, has said that democracy entails the right to speak and ask questions He said this in his goodwill message on Democracy Day, June 12, which coincided with the birthday of the …

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Abridge 2021 Annual Vacation – NBA Abuja Branch Chair, Atsen, Urges Heads Of Court

The Chairman of the NBA Abuja Branch, Mr. Bulus Atsen has called on the CJN, PCA, CJ FHC and CJ FCT High Court to abridge the annual vacation for 2021 in the interests of justice. Mr. Atsen noted that the rule of law has suffered as a result of the shutdowns of the Covid-19 Lockdown …

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NBA President Akpata, Writes EFCC Boss, Demands For Investigation, Immediate Action Against The Assault On NBA Makurdi Chair

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association Olumide Akpata has called for Investigation, Immediate action to be taken against the EFCC officer(s) who allegedly assaulted the Makurdi branch Chairman of the NBA Justin Gbagir. In a letter sighted by TheNigeriaLawyer, the President is demanding Immediate action and cessation. The full letter reads below TheNigerialawyer had …

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2021 Election: NBA Lagos Branch Releases List Of Eligible Voters

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Lagos Branch, has released the list of eligible voters ahead of the 2021 elections of the Branch slated for June 28, 2021. The list, which was made available to TheNigeriaLawyer shows that 832 lawyers are eligible to vote. A notice accompanying the list stated that all complaints regarding the list …

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Assault On Makurdi Branch Chair By EFCC: NBA Pledges To Get To The Root Of The Matter

*Says It’s Disconcerting That EFCC Displays Such Unprofessionalism The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has reacted to the statement of EFCC on the alleged harassment and assault on the person of the Chairman of Makurdi NBA Branch by officers of the Commission (EFCC). In a statement made available to TheNigeriaLawyer signed by its National Publicity Secretary, …

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NBA Makurdi Calls For Prosecution Of Head Of EFCC Benue Zone For Assaulting Its Branch Chair

*Says EFCC Going To Press Is Devoid Of Good Faith And Administrative Decorum*Says Statement By Wilson Uwujaren Was Not Only A Tissue Of Lies And Fabrications But Was Riddled With Indecent Language*Says Justin Gbagir, Was Harassed, Assaulted, And Manhandled The Makurdi Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called for the investigation and prosecution …

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Financial Autonomy: JUSUN Called Off Strike Without Achieving Aims – NBA Ikeja

The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) called off its strike too early, without achieving its aim of financial autonomy of the judiciary. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 64-day-old strike, the longest industrial action in the Nigerian judiciary, was suspended …

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JUSUN STRIKE: NBA President Olumide Akpata Lauds Lawyers For Their Support 

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association Olumide Akpata, has commended lawyers of our noble profession for their supports and patience during the JUSUN strike which lasted for 2 months. The President expressed his appreciation in a statement Thursday, where he recounted the involvement of NBA during the Nationwide strike action. Read the full statement …

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NBA Readies 13-Member Legal Team, Lai, Pantami Lead Talks With Twitter

*We’ll defend any Nigerian undergoing prosecution for tweeting, lawyers body vows The Nigerian Bar Association is set for a legal battle with the Federal Government over its decision to suspend operations of the micro-blogging and social media platform, Twitter, According to Punch report. The NBA National Publicity Secretary, Dr Rapulu Nduka, in a telephone interview …

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NBA Makurdi Chairman, Justin Gbagir On Admission After Allegedly Being Beaten By Men Of The EFCC In Makurdi

The Chairman Nigerian Bar Association Makurdi branch, Justin Gbagir, Esq. has narrated how the beating he received by some officers of the EFCC, under the instructions of the Officer in charge of Makurdi Zonal Head Office, EFCC, Isei Daniel, has landed him on the admission bed at Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi (BSUTH). Justin …

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MULAN To Design 20 Year Roadmap For Muslim Lawyers

The National President of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Professor Abdulqadir Abikan Ibrahim, has said that the association currently planning a 20-year roadmap for Muslim lawyers across the country. The MULAN president who stated this during a courtesy visit to the Attorney-General/Commissioner for Justice of Jigawa State, Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu in his …

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