NBA ex-president congratulates newly elected national officers
A Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Augustine Alegeh (SAN) has congratulated the newly elected NBA president, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN) and other elected national officers. His message followed the successful conduct of the association’s 2018 universal suffrage electronic voting process. Alegeh said: “I believe that the incoming president will…
‘Current NBA executive have failed the association’
These are not the best of times for the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA). The conduct of its election for national officers is hanging in the balance as myriads of controversies trail the preparation for the polls billed to happen today, July 31. Apart from disqualifying its immediate past general secretary from participating in the election,…
‘Adherence to rule of law will sustain democracy’
Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Augustine Alegeh (SAN) has said that strict adherence to the rule of law remains the sure way to sustain the nation’s democracy.
Court vacates order against premiere of Omoni Oboli's ‘Okafor’s Law’
A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday vacated the interim order it issued on March 24, 2017 stopping the premiere of a movie titled: “Okafor’s Law”.Justice Ibrahim Buba had given an ex parte order halting the planned premiere of the movie at the IMAX Cinema in Lagos.
NBA ex-president seeks financial independence for judiciary
A former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Augustine Alegeh (SAN) has called for an urgent amendment of the 1999 constitution by the National Assembly to grant financial autonomy to the judiciary.
NBA leadership and the question of trust
“As priests in the temple of justice, our legal practitioners should live above board and no longer feel comfortable that some of the less than virtuous among them occupy ...
NBA will partner with FG to fight corruption, says Alegeh
Mr Augustine Alegeh, President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Sunday pledged the association's support to the Federal Government`s fight against corruption.
Why NBA must reform
The NBA has fallen horribly short, become voiceless, tepid and devoid of any interest or enthusiasm in the Nigerian public square. Yet, there can’t be a more auspicious time to assert its social relevance.