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Eastern Bar Forum Honours Governor Wike, Commends NBA Calabar Branch over Doggedness in the Face of Illegality

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The Nigerian Bar Association, Eastern Bar Forum, EBF, this morning at the opening session of her last quarterly meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, honoured the Governor of the State, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wilke with an award for his continuous support to the Forum and the Nigerian Bar in general. The award was presented by […]

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Assault on Olakunle Karimu: Court Rules Young Lawyer’s Presence in Office to Demand Arrears ‘Unauthorised’, Holds Former Principal ‘not Liable for Police Actions’ |Full Judgment in Karimu v. Olawore

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The High Court of Lagos has ruled that a young lawyer who was brutalised by the Police [called in by his former principal] cannot hold his ex boss liable for the assault meted on him. Recall that on June 29, 2018, a video recording went viral, depicting Olakunle Karimu Esq being assaulted by men of the […]

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State Counsel, Tolani Rafiu, Wins Nigerian Rising Star Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nigeria’s Legal Development

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Lagos based lawyer, Tolani Rafiu, has won the Nigerian Rising Star Award for his contribution to the development of Law in Nigeria from Esq. Law Magazine on Friday, 1st November 2019. Mr. Rafiu is the Head of Citizen Mediation Centre of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Ojokoro unit. He has also created pace-setting WhatsApp […]

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NBA Abuja Branch Congratulates Newly Conferred Senior Advocates of Nigeria

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The Chairman, Folarin Aluko, Executives and Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Abuja Branch [Unity Bar] congratulate all members of the Legal profession who were conferred with the distinguished rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria today, 23rd September, 2019. We specifically wish to celebrate distinguished members of the Branch who have been elevated: 1. […]

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Eastern Bar Forum Condemns Abduction of Chike Onyemenam, SAN, Calls for His Safe Release

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The Eastern Bar Forum has condemned the recent abduction of bar leader, Mr. Chike Onyemenam, SAN, by unidentified persons last Saturday. The Forum issued the following statement; The Governing Council and distinguished learned Members of the Eastern Bar Forum (EBF) under the admirably dynamic leadership of the Governor of the EBF, His Excellency, Soseipriye LongWilliams, […]