New land use charge legally, economically unfair, says NBA
Chairman of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Adesina Ogunlana, in this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, explains why the NBA is against the 2018 Lagos State Land Use Law. Why is the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) against the new Lagos Land Use Charge Law? We are against it for two fundamental reasons-…
Nigerian Bar Association’s Lagos branch fetes activist Tunji Gomez at 90
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate one of its foremost elders and veteran Bar activist, Pa Tunji Gomez who turns 90 years on March 18, 2018.
VP Osinbajo, others to speak at criminal justice summit
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) is expected to deliver the keynote address at the forthcoming Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Reform Conference.
Police summon NBA, Save Lagos group over protest against hike in property tax
The Lagos State police command has summoned the leadership of the Ikeja branch of the Nigeria Bar Association and Save Lagos Group to its headquarters over their proposed protests against the hike in the fee payable as Land Use Charge by the Lagos State government. In a statement on Sunday, the spokesman of the police,…
Again, NBA clears lawyer stripped of SAN rank
For a second time, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has cleared its member, Mr Kunle Ogunba, whose rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank was recently withdrawn by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC). The LPPC had on January 11 disrobed the lawyer based on a petition by Honeywell Group, alleging professional misconduct against…
Shelve your protest, police boss begs NBA
The Lagos State Police Command has appealed to the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Adeshina Ogunlana, to shelve its planned mass protest scheduled for tomorrow. The protest is in response to alleged assault of a member of the branch by a police officer.
‘NBA cleared disrobed silk, Kunle Ogunba, of alleged professional misconduct’
The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) earlier cleared a lawyer, Mr. Kunle Ogunba, whose rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria was last week withdrawn...
Fulani herdsmen massacre, fuel scarcity enough grounds for impeachment, says NBA
The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on Federal government to wake up to its responsibility over the large scale of tragedies caused by Fulani Herdsmen, Boko Haram, fuel scarcity noting that the situation has constituted ground for impeachment of the government.
Buhari lauds NBA for intervening in Northeast, Niger Delta
President Muhammadu Buhari has praised the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for setting up task forces to help in promoting peace and reconciliation in Northeast and South south.He said his administration would not have succeeded without lawyers’ support.
CAN, NBA seek immediate prosecution of culprits
Irked by the January 1 and 2, 2018 slaughter of farmers from Logo and Guma local councils of Benue State, the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for the immediate prosecution of the culprits. The state chairman of the association, Rev. (Dr.) Akpen Leva, decried the Federal Government’s alleged inaction…