Tag archive for ‘NBA’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

NBA moves to tackle challenges of law graduates’ employability

The Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) said it is worried by the increasing number of unemployable lawyers graduating from the Nigerian Law School annually. Chair of the section, Mr. Olumide More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 19th, 2017

As NBA Ikeja goes to poll, Oloke still talks tough

Peaceful resolution of the leadership crisis in the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) through a fresh election may still be an illusion after all. This is because strong indications emerged on More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Court voids amended NBA constitution

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and its officers from conducting the affairs of the association on the basis of the constitution amended and adopted at the association’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Why court judgment which voided 2015 NBA constitution cant stand–Osigwe

Former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Afam Osigwe on Friday faulted Thursday judgment of a Federal high court, Abuja which voided the 2015 constitution of NBA. The court, had, on Thursday, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Why Owerri NBA honours police commissioner, SAN

The Owerri chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Owerri branch, has honoured the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Taiwo Lekanu and Chief Arthur Obi Okafor (SAN) for their contributions to the development More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Sack: My purported removal by NBA NEC as Unity Bar chair, a joke—Anuminu

Says he remains Unity Bar chairman The last is yet to be heard on the purported sack, last Thursday, of the factional chairmen of the Abuja and Ikeja chapters of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as the factional More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Why restructuring won’t solve Nigeria’s challenges– NBA Chief

Chairman of the Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Ibrahim Atanda, has declared that restructuring of the country was not the solution to the challenges confronting the country. Atanda More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Non confirmation of Onnoghen as CJN slowing down activities of judiciary–NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari that his failure to activate process of confirming Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) is slowing down activities More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Lawyers call for introducing paroles to reduce prison congestion

Some lawyers in Abuja have called on the Federal Government to expedite effort in the introduction of parole into the Nigerian criminal justice system to ease prison congestion in the country. Their reason being More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 9th, 2017

NBA worries over fallen standard of legal practice, raises panel to review legal profession

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has expressed worry over what it called a steady fall in the standard of legal education and practice in Nigeria. President of the umbrella association of Nigerian lawyers, Mr More...