Tags : NBA

“Nigeria’s Policing System Has Failed Woefully” -Ekweremadu

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has added his voice to calls for State Police. Speaking in Lagos during the opening of Law Week 2021 of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, on Monday, July 12, 2012, Senator Ekweremadu said Nigeria’s Policing system has failed to tackle insecurity.  While speaking on the ‘Nigerian State and the Call for […]

EFCC Arrests Former Akwa-Ibom Attorney-General

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Uwemedimo Nwoko. Mr Nwoko, an alleged accomplice in the 1.4 billion naira money laundering charge against a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro, had […]

NBA Urges Buhari To Order Probe Into Military Invasion In

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Makurdi Branch, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order a probe into the invasion of Konshisha and Gwer East Local Government areas of Benue State. The appeal was contained in a statement issued by the Makurdi branch Chairman of the NBA, Mr Justin Gbagir. The Defence Headquarters had claimed that unknown […]

‘I Don’t See Anything Wrong With It’: Akeredolu Backs Freezing

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of has defended the freezing of Bank accounts belonging to #EndSARS promoters and believes the action is not a conclusion the accounts were used to sponsor acts of treason. While speaking on a Channels TV show, the Governor who doubles as the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum said: […]

Akpata Sworn In As 30th NBA President

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has sworn in its 30th President, Mr Olumide Akpata. He was sworn-in at a short ceremony held at the NBA National Secretariat, Abuja. The ceremony which was streamed live online marked the end of the tenure of the Paul Usoro administration. Mr. Akpata immediately thanked the past executive for ensuring […]

Court Cases: Buhari Proposes 15-Month Time Limit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday proposed that all civil cases in court should be conclude within 15 months and  that criminal cases from the high court to the Supreme Court should be concluded within a year. President Buhari disclosed this while he spoke at the 60th Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association […]

NBA: “I Didn’t Get Fair Hearing” – El-Rufai

Kaduna State  Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has accused  the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Saturday of not granting him a fair hearing before de-inviting him as guest speaker at the association’s 60th Annual General Conference (AGC). El-Rufai made his grievance known  in a protest letter to the NBA through his counsel, Mr. A.U. Mustapha (SAN). […]

El -Rufai Reacts As NBA Withdraws Conference Invitation

The Nigerian Bar Association has withdrawn its invitation to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to speak at its 2020 Annual General Conference. The NBA disclosed this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday, August 20, 2020, stating that the decision has been communicated to the Governor. Prior to El-Rufai’s withdrawal, a petition had been […]

NBA: Olumide Akpata Emerges President

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBl) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA. Akpata polled 9,891 votes to defeat two senior advocates – Mr Dele Adesina and Dr Babatunde Ajibade. Ajibade polled 4,328 votes and Adesina 3,982 votes. The 2020 Elections into national offices […]

EXCLUSIVE: D’Tigers Captain Ike Diogu Debunks Retirement Rumour (Watch)

D’Tigers Captain Ike Diogu has debunked rumours that he is contemplating quitting Nigeria’s Men Basketball team. The U. S based Nigerian basketball star assured that he is not ready to retire, as his best for Nigeria is yet to come. The former NBA star made this clarification while featuring on the BCOS TV flagship Sports […]