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STATEMENT ON NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION BRANCH ELECTIONS DISPUTES: NBA PRESIDENT CONSTITUTES BRANCH ELECTIONS MONITORING COMMITTEE

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, OON SAN expresses great concerns over incessant disputes emanating from some NBA Branches over elections into various offices.

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HON. JUSTICE MUSTAPHA ADEBAYO AKANBI: GOODNIGHT TO A JURIST PER EXCELLENCE AND SEASONED ADMINISTRATOR.

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, OON, SAN received with great shock the news of the demise of a jurist per excellence and a seasoned administrator, Hon. Justice Mustapha Adebayo Akanbi (Rtd) whose sojourn on earth ended in the early hours of Sunday, 3rd June 2018 after a brief illness at the age of 85 Years.

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DEMOCRACY DAY: A DAY TO REFLECT ON THE VALUES OF A TRUE DEMOCRATIC STATE

Democracy day is a day that has been set aside for us to reflect on the activities of the government and how much they have been able to promote the rule of law and continue the act of good governance as laid down by the heroes of this Nation who fought for the return of democracy after years of Authoritarian regime.

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SPEECH BY ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD SAN, PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE INVESTITATURE CEREMONY OF FELLOWS OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT’S OF NIGERIA

There are no moral shortcuts in the game of business or life, There are, basically, three kinds of people, the unsuccessful, the temporarily successful, and those who become and remain successful. The difference is character.”

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KEYNOTE SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, A.B MAHMOUD, OON, SAN, FCIArb, AT THE FUND-RAISING DINNER FOR THE DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, IBADAN

The case for investing in education is indisputable. Education is a fundamental human right. It is critical for long-term economic growth and essential for the achievement of all of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

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ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD, OON, SAN TO THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF 10th MAY, 2018, AT CORONATION HALL, GOVERNMENT HOUSE, KANO, KANO STATE.

Your Excellency, distinguished NEC members, it is my privilege to welcome you all to the National Executive Committee meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association holding in the ancient city of Kano, My City, My State. Kano has played host to our NEC meetings in the past and indeed to other national events.

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NBA APPOINTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Abubakar B. Mahmoud SAN, OON wishes to announce the appointment of Mrs Ramatu Umar – Bako as Executive Director.

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ATTACK ON THE PREMISES OF RIVERS STATE HIGH COURT: AN ACT UNACCEPTABLE IN ANY CIVIL SOCIETY; CALLS ON IGP TO IDENTIFY, ARREST AND PROSECUTE THE PERPETRATORS

The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association has been drawn to an attack on the premises of the High Court of Rivers State, Port-Harcourt Judicial Division on Friday 11th May 2018

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2018 ELECTIONS NOMINATION FORM

In line with the 2018 Election. Guidelines issued by the NBA Electoral Committee (ECNBA) on 19th day of April, 2018, the Committee wishes to announce that nomination forms are now available on the following platforms from today 2nd May, 2018 till 31st May, 2018 when submission closes.

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PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF ELECTION 2018

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association appointed to conduct elections into national offices of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2018 hereby issues this preliminary notice of election as follows:

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STATEMENT BY THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION ON THE ARREST, DETENTION AND REMAND OF TWO LEGAL PRACTITIONERS IN KUJE PRISON

The Human Rights Officer of the NBA visited the lawyers at the Kuje Prison on Friday 27th April 2018 where they are currently being remanded and interestingly we found out...

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GUIDELINES AND TIME TABLE FOR THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) 2018 ELECTIONS OF NATIONAL OFFICERS

At the NBA National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on 1st March, 2018 in Ilorin, Kwara State, a 5-man Electoral Committee otherwise known as ECNBA was approved with Prof. Auwalu Yadudu as its Chairman. 

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PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE LEGAL ADVISORY SERVICES & ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC BY UNION BANK NIGERIA PLC

It has come to the notice of the Nigerian Bar Association that the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has solicited to render Legal Advisory Services, Alternative Dispute Resolution and other law-related services (Legal Services) to members of the Public.

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NBA PRESIDENT ENGAGES WITH SENIOR ADVOCATES ON REFORM INITIATIVES FOR THE NIGERIAN LEGAL PROFESSION

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud SAN, OON, FCIArb. met with members of the distinguished Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) on Saturday 14 April 2018 at the Conference Hall of the Nigerian Law School (Lagos Campus) to discuss the on-going reform initiatives of the Nigerian Bar Association.

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REMARKS BY ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD, OON,SAN, PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2018 ANNUAL NBA SECTION ON LEGAL PRACTICE CONFERENCE AT THE NBA PORT HARCOURT

That this conference is holding today in Port Harcourt is a testimony of the excellent work the SLP leadership has done within a very short time since their reconstitution. It is surely a sign of better things to come. I am confident that very soon the SLP will record, like its sister Section, the Section on Business Law, the giant strides that will put it at par or even surpass the SBL.

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