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 ...

NBA Sets Up Committee To Review Judgement In Justice Ngangiwa Appeal

In the quest to promote the rule of law and defend the independence of the judiciary President of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN, has constituted a Committee to review the judgment ...

‘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) ...

Ezenwa Anumnu v. Incorporated Trustees of NBA : Counsel To NBA President Writes NBA, On Own Account Of What Transpired At The Court

Olasoji O Olowolafe Esq Counsel to the NBA president Mr AB Mahmoud and the General Secretary Mr Isiaka Olagunjuhas with respect to the supposed serial violation of court orders made in the case of Ezenwa Anumnu ...

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 ...

NBA Election Passions Heat up As Odinkalu Revives debunked Usoro Allegations

The race for the presidency of the Nigerian Bar Association looks set to take a nasty turn as Senior Managing Legal Officer for the Africa Program at the Open Society Justice Initiative and former chairman of the ...

Anambra Guber: Money Exchanged Hands, NBA Alleges

Although the governorship election in Anambra State has been won and lost a preliminary report just released by the Nigerian Bar Association Election Working Group NBA EWG claimed that  money freely exchanged ...

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 ...

Speech by the President of the Nigerian Bar Association Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, OON, SAN, FCIArb (UK) at the Administration of Criminal Justice Conference

My Lords colleagues distinguished ladies and gentlemen I am greatly honoured to welcome you all this morning to this very important conference on the Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria. The ...

Obiano, Umeadi For NBA Law Week, Dinner

Governor Willie Obiano and Chief Judge of Anambra State Justice Peter Umeadi are among dignitaries expected at the Second Biennial  Law Week and Bar  Dinner of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Anaocha branch ...

Sanction Lawyers Who Give their Seals to Agents — NBA, Ilorin Branch- Judiciary Committee Report

Reforms improve the Legal Profession. This is one reason why the Constitutional Review Committee or any other similar committee is set up to introduce recommendations that will be of immense benefits in improving ...

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 ...

SANs, Law Firms, Others In Line For ESQ’s Legal Awards

Over 1000 participants including 100 law firms are expected at the 2017 ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, the organisers have said. Awards convener and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Legal Blitz Ltd, publisher of ESQ ...

Full Text Of Tribute Of NBA President At The Supreme Court

TRIBUTE DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR  ASSOCIATION ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD, OON, SAN, FCIArb (UK)  AT THE SPECIAL COURT SESSION IN HONOUR OF THE LATE HONOURABLE JUSTICE PAUL KEMDILIM NWOKEDI, ...

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 ...

NBA Partners SDGs On Access To Justice

The Nigerian Bar Association NBA on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to President on Sustainable Development Goals OSSAP-SDGs to ensure indigent ...

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 ...

NBA President Invites IBA Conference Delegates And Friends To Cocktail Party

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association specially invites all Nigerian delegates and friends at the 2017 IBA Conference to a cocktail party holding as follows: VENUE: HUNTER ROOMS NOVOTEL HOTEL , 100 Murray ...