Category Archives: NBA

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 […]

NBA to assign 20 lawyers to monitor Lagos LG election

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Epe Branch, is to assign no fewer than 20 lawyers to monitor the forthcoming local government election in Lagos State. According to a statement signed by the Chairman of the association, Mr Sunday Abimbola and the Social Secretary, Mrs Funmilola Adeogun, on Thursday in Lagos, those assigned will monitor the […]

Anti-graft war: AGF, NBA task prosecutors to seek justice

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, urged lawyers involved in the prosecution of corruption cases to pay strict adherence to the principle of justice. The AGF maintained that government lawyers had a prominent role to play in current effort by President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]