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National Treasurer Candidate Banke Olagbegi-Oloba: For Selfless Service To NBA Through Accountability And Accessibility

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To render selfless service to the bar through accountability, transparency, and accessibility. If elected, in collaboration with other executive members, I will seek to find solutions to problems voiced by our members—we might not be able to change the system overnight—but I will strive to influence the system towards satisfying the burning needs of our […]

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1st Assistant Secretary Candidate, Yusuff Olatunji Ogunrinde: A Team Player Ready To Assume An Assistive Role

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As a servant and team player assuming an assistive role, if elected, I will support the General Secretary, President and other members of the executive to realise a common progressive and innovative programmes; through ideas, suggestions and initiatives. The Broader Vision  I will vigorously advocate for and see to the realisation of Lawyers’ electronic data […]

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Bail Refusal: It Is Dasuki Versus Public Interest– AG Malami

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The attorney-general of the federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has said the federal government will not release Sambo Dasuki—the allegation against him is a matter of public interest which has cost several of lives. The Federal High Court, Abuja, had on July 2, 2018, granted bail to the former National Security Adviser but the federal government […]

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Attack on Lawyers: An Ugly Trend that has taken a New Dimension and We will not fold Our Arms– Arthur Obi Okafor SAN

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     Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Nigerian Bar Association presidential candidate, Chief Arthur Obi Okafor has expressed sadness and strongly condemned the incessant attacks against lawyers and judicial officers by men of the Nigerian Police. Chief Okafor, in a strong-worded press statement said:  “This ugly trend has taken an alarming dimension and members of […]

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[Just in ] NBA 2018 Elections Postponed.

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New date to be announced The Nigeria Bar Association national elections scheduled to hold on 27th and 28th July, 2018 has been shifted to an unannounced date. This development came after the outgoing NBA president Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN on Friday held a crucial meeting with the presidential candidates for the NBA 2018 elections and […]

Cases

Court Orders FCOE GUSAU To Pay Disengaged Staff N8 Million As Salaries For Period Of Suspension, Pension Arrears

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National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Sokoto Judicial Division has ordered Federal College of Education (Technical) Gusau to pay two plaintiffs the sum of N8,297,196.03 (eight million, two hundred and ninety seven thousand, one hundred and ninety six naira, three kobo) being witheld salaries for the period of interdiction, period of suspension, one month salary in lieu of […]