NBA rejects Buhari’s position on rule of law, national security
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has joined numerous other Nigerians to reject the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari subordinating rule of law to national security.
NBA president Mahmoud laments quality of nation’s legal education
The outgoing president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) yesterday said legal education in Nigeria had become dysfunctional following the dwindling standard of education in the country. According to him, the situation has led to the churning out of half-baked lawyers, resulting in loss of confidence in the profession. He also criticised…
We have steadily increased foreign reserves, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his government had steadily increased the country’s foreign reserves and also decreased inflation. Buhari said this in Abuja during the commencement of the 58th yearly general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
Much ado about NBA’s e-voting
These are not the best of times for the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Efforts to organize an electronic voting to elect new national officers have been anything but smooth.The situation is aggravated by the fact that its annual general conference, which happens to be the time for the national officers....
2019: NBA cautions politicians against use of military, security agencies
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), yesterday, cautioned politicians against the use of the military and other security agencies ahead of and during next year’s general elections.Its president, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), gave this warning at the launch of N100 million Endowment Fund, organised by the association in support of access to justice for the northeast region.
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 President, Obi restate call for improved funding of sector
The President, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) and former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi have joined in the call for improved funding of the sector saying this is the only way to make the nation’s education system globally competitive.
NBA offers conference scholarship to young lawyers
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Reform Committee has secured the approval of the Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN)-led NBA to offer over 300 scholarships...
Udom urges lawyers to defend rule of law
Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has urged lawyers to rise and defend the rule of law in the country.