Why I couldn’t save Sanusi, by Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday absolved himself of complicity in the deposition of former Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II by the Kano State government.
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.
Need for inclusion of minorities in Nigerian Bar Association’s leadership
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Elections are scheduled to take place July 27-28, 2018, and it has fallen on the Eastern Zone (as defined by the NBA) comprising...
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.
Justice summit to honour Mahmoud, Bello, other jurists
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Reform Committee has unveiled plans to honour leading jurists and other stakeholders who have distinguished themselves in promoting criminal justice reform in Nigeria.
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...