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Olumide Akpata

19 Sep
We are in very interesting times indeed, within the legal profession and the general body polity. Last week, social media was awash with the brewing controversy on the alleged pact by one of the many interest groups...
14 Sep
Let me start by congratulating our Association for the largely successful annual conference held in Lagos. I must congratulate the immediate past leadership for the reawakening in the Bar. An especial mention must be made of the former President, Olumide Akpata, Esq...
13 Sep
State of the Nation We are presently in the election season, which means that those in the positions of authority are more likely to abdicate their responsibilities to the people that they were elected or appointed to govern, in pursuit of selfish electoral fortunes. The NBA should constantly interrogate the affairs of Nigeria against its…
12 Sep
At its Annual General Conference held in Lagos penultimate week, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) perfected the change of guards, between its former President, Mr Olumide Akpata
30 Aug
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has stepped down its proposed constitution amendment following the lawsuit filed by the suspended General Secretary, Mrs Joyce Odua of the association.
24 Aug
President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has said 62,000 lawyers paid their practising fee this year, just as 38,000 members participated in the recent election.
10 Aug
Sir: As an administration that has constantly had lawyers in its crosshairs prepares to take a bow, it is good that Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, was on Saturday July 16, 2022 elected as the 31st president of the Nigeria Bar Association which is the umbrella association of lawyers in Nigeria.
9 Aug
Stakeholders in the justice and public interest sector have warned that unless concerted efforts are made to rescue the judiciary from several challenges that beset it, rule of law may remain elusive in the country.
9 Aug
The President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, has appointed new National Election Appeals Committee (NBA-NEAC) to receive and determine complaints and disputes...
26 Jul
No neutral observer would have imagined the tenor of Pilate’s verdict when, the other day, he was confronted with the decision of releasing a prisoner in commemoration of the feast.
12 Jul
As the tenure of the incumbent president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, rounds off, with barely a month to go, prominent lawyers have commenced preparations
10 Jul
Thirty-nine-year-old American, Edward Joseph Snowden, a former computer intelligence consultant, who leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013, when he was an employee and subcontractor...


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The Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Friday signed six bills recently passed by the State House of Assembly into law, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has arrested 72 suspects for various drug-related offences.