Category Archives: NBA

EBF rejects amendment of NBA constitution

By Innocent Anaba EASTERN Bar Forum, EBF,  an umbrella association for lawyers in the 45 branches of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in the South East and South South geopolitical zones of the country has rejected ongoing efforts to amend the constitution of the NBA. The NBA recently constituted a committee headed by Mallam Yusuf […]

NBA charges legal practitioners to shun corruption

The Osun Chapter of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on legal practitioners to shun corrupt practices capable of rubbishing the image of the profession. Mr Tona Akanbi, the Chairman of the association, gave the advice on Thursday in Iwo during a valedictory court session in honour of retiring Justice Moshoood Adeigbe. Akanbi also charged […]

NBA partners SDGs on access to justice

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs), to ensure indigent Nigerians access justice. Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, at the signing of the MoU with the NBA […]

NBA pledges support to CJN’s justice reform

Abuja – The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has pledged its support to efforts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, in reforming the justice sector and fighting corruption. Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Nkanu Onnoghen The NBA President, Mahmoud Balarabe, gave the assurance at the official hand over of anti-corruption and justice […]

57th NBA confab seeks strong institutions for development

By Dayo Benson & Bartholomew Madukwe The recently concluded 57th annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) emphasized on the need for strong institutions as panacea for economic recovery  continues to reverberate. •Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right); President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN and his wife, Justice Patricia […]