2018: Issues for Judicial Determination

Should a law school graduate who has fulfilled all the requirements necessary to becoming a lawyer be prevented from participating in the call to bar ceremony merely because she refused to contravene her faith by ...

Buhari: Lawyers Have Contributed Hugely to Our Success

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration would not have succeeded without lawyers’ support. He sought more collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association NBA especially in ensuring respect for ...

Non-Lawyers Taking our Jobs, Branch Chair Laments

The Abeokuta branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA Mr Ibrahim Atanda is unhappy that non lawyers are doing the jobs of lawyers. He said it was a source of concern that other professionals have ...

‘The Nigerian Bar Association President Has Lost Credibility’ – By INIBEHE EFFIONG

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA has brought utter shame and dishonour to the Noble legal profession and his prestigious office by his impulsive reaction to the arrogant behaviour of a bigoted ...

NBA/Gani Fawehinmi Award for Human and Social Justice 2017 Address President Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, GCONF

Protocols 1. This award was proposed to the NBA in 2009 by the Open Society Justice Initiative and thereafter instituted by the Akeredolu administration after ratification by the National Executive Committee (NEC) ...

The 2017 NBA/Gani Fawehinmi Signature Prize/Award For Human Rights And Social Justice In Commemoration Of The International Human Rights Day

The Nigerian Bar Association NBA cordially invites the general public to the 2017 NBA Gani Fawehinmi signature Prize/Award for Human Rights and Social Justice in commemoration of the International Human Rights Day ...

INVITATION: Ask A Lawyer To Hold End Of The Year Conference And Dinner Tagged: “The AAL Legal Roundtable”

Ask a Lawyer Invites you to its end of year Conference and Dinner tagged: The AAL Legal Roundtable A Question Time Interactive Continuing Professional Development Meet Date: Tuesday 19th December, 2017 Venue: Civic ...

Police Harrassment Of Lawyers : Teacher Prof Ojukwu SAN Writes NBA President

Prof Ernest Ojukwu SAN has sent a letter to NBA President AB Mahmoud SAN seeking the urgent intervention of the Bar to stem the tide of police harassment of lawyers. Ojukwu described the trend as “ugly development ...

Gunmen Kill Female Lawyer In Rivers

Few months after gunmen assassinated Comrade Isaac Obe, former president of Eleme youths assassins have again invaded the family home of the Obes and killed Barrister Mary Obe, elder sister of the youth leader. ...

NBA Young Lawyers Forum, Port-Harcourt Branch To Hold Seminar

Port Harcourt branch Young Lawyers Forum of the Nigerian Bar will be holding a one day seminar. The theme of the seminar is “THE PLACE OF YOUNG LAWYER IN A MODERN DAY LAW PRACTICE AND LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL THROUGH ...

Celebrating Barrister James Chukwunenye Ezike, A Legal Colossus at 70

With so many high profile cases to his name  many of which had become a reference point in Nigeria’s Judicial system it is unthinkable that he was not conferred with the titled of Senior Advocate of Nigeria ...

Lawyers, Others Mourn Activist Ikechukwu Ikeji

Tributes have begun pouring in for the late activist lawyer Ikechukwu Ikeji who died nine days ago. Ikeji, died in Lagos after attending a church function. In his tribute, Richard Nwankwo of Crusade for Justice ...

ND Holder Arrested as Fake Lawyer in Niger

A National Diploma holder of Law from the Fati Lami Abubakar Institute for Legal and Administrative Studies, Stephen Jeremiah has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command for posing as a lawyer. 29 years old ...

Welcome To The Bar By Daniel Bulusson

On the 12th and 13th of December 2017 law graduates who have been deemed  Fit and Proper’ by the Body of Benchers would be called to the Nigerian Bar. After all the tedious, brain straining, hectic and stressful ...

Practicing Law is Stressful for Female Lawyers’

Bolarinwa Racheal Asemudara an indigene of Ondo State attended Saint Williams Nursery and Primary School Okitipupa between 1990 and 1995 before proceeding for her LL.B at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), ...

Notice To All NBA Branch Chairmen

As you are aware the ACJA Project with sole support from the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation seeks to improve the state level adoption rates of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 (ACJA), a ...

Martins, Abdulhameed lift Lawyers Table Tennis Open

History was made at the just concluded Lawyers Table Tennis Open Mfon Usoro Cup  as Yetunde Martins knocked off seven time winner of the competition,, Titilayo Osagie, to clinch the title of female category of the ...

Lawyer Demands N165m from Hyundai Motors Over Alleged Sale of Defective Vehicle

A Lagos based lawyer and activist Wale Ogunade has written to the Managing Director of Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited, alleging the sale of a defective automobile to his client and demanding the payment of the sum ...

NBA Notice: IBA Africa Regional Conference 2017

Please be informed that the International Bar Association IBA Africa Regional Forum shall hold its Bi Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana from Wednesday 15 November- Friday 17 November 2017.The theme for the ...

NBA Benin Threatens To Withdraw Services From Kidnappers, Armed Robbers

Benin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA has threatened not to represent kidnappers and armed robbery suspects in the state if Edo ace musician Osayomore Joseph and the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and ...