Stoking the embers of crisis in Nigerian Bar Association
In the race for the leadership of various organizations, sportsmanship and transparency are, sometimes, sacrificed on the altar of a win-at-all-cost goal. Recent developments at the esteemed Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), a body of learned men and social engineers rolled into one....
NBA ex-scribe kicks against disqualification
The former secretary of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mazi Afam Osigwe has kicked against his disqualification to contest for the presidency of the association by the body’s electoral body.
Police ask court to dismiss cleric’s suit, pledge cooperation with NBA
The Lagos Command of the Nigerian Police has asked a Lagos high court, Ikeja to dismiss a fundamental rights suit filed against the Police and three others by Pastor Samson Ayorinde of the World Evangelism Church over investigation on alleged issuance of dud cheques.
Law week illegal, NBA factional chairman insists Mahmoud, Ekweremadu risk contempt of court
Factional Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Abuja Branch, Ezenwa Anumnu, has said the 2018 Law Week scheduled to begin today was illegal.The event will be chaired by the National President of the body, A.B Mahmoud (SAN), while Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu is billed to deliver the keynote address.
LeBron vows NBA fightback after 'one of toughest career losses'
Cleveland's LeBron James, known for bouncing back stronger from playoff losses, promises such heroics Sunday in the NBA Finals after what he calls one of the toughest defeats of his career. Defending champion Golden State opened the best-of-seven championship series with a 124-114 over-time home victory Thursday after the Cavaliers led in the final seconds.…
NBA honours Agomoh, veteran prison reform activist
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has bestowed an award on veteran prison reform activist and Founder/Executive Director of Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), Dr. Uju Agomoh.
Special courts, state police and criminal justice reform in Nigeria
Nigerian criminal justice system needs reform. This is an obvious statement of fact that only few can contest its veracity.Although the coming of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) was aimed at addressing the challenges in the system, it is clear that much more still need to be done....
NBA ex-president, Olanipekun worried about vote buying
Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanoipekun (SAN) has expressed sadness over incidences of vote buying by politicians across political parties in the country. Olanipekun said such practice could only further impoverished the people. In an interaction with the media recently, the erstwhile NBA president also said President Mohammadu Buhari should not…
Let's be concerned about the poor, Wole Olanipekun tells leaders, wealthy Nigerians
Renowned lawyer and ex-President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), has urged wealthy Nigerians and leaders to be concerned about the plight of the under privileged, saying they should stop being: " self centred, self opinionated, narrow minded, and so restrictive in reasoning."