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YAKUBU CHONOKO MAIKYAU, OON SAN

A self-motivated, hardworking and goal-oriented team player with good knowledge of the law, strong analytical skills, strong background in litigation, advocacy skills, case management skills, conflict resolution skills, effective communication and organizational skills.

Yakubu Chonoko MAIKYAU, OON SAN, FCIArb (UK), FICMC obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State in 1989. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos and was thereafter called to the Nigerian Bar on 12th December, 1990. He was conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigera (SAN) on 26th August 2011.

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The NBA is Nigeria’s foremost and oldest professional membership organization and Africa's most influential network of legal practitioners, with over 140,000 lawyers on its roll in 128 active branches across the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. It is organized into three practice Sections, eleven Fora, and two Institutes, all supported by one National Secretariat.

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ADDRESS OF THE 31ST PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, MR YAKUBU CHONOKO MAIKYAU, OON, SAN, AT THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HELD ON MONDAY, 28 NOVEMBER 2022, TO MARK

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On 4 December 2022, I wrote a letter to the Chairman, Body of Benchers (BoB) Chief Wole Olanipekun, OFR, CFR, SAN, copied to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Life Benchers, and other Benchers. In that

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I have been following the unfortunate event of the intrusion of the residence of the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Kano Division, at about 5 am thi

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At the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association held in Enugu in 2003, two sections of the Association were created.

SECTION ON LEGAL PRACTICE (SLP)

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The Section on Public Interest and Development Law of the Nigerian Bar Association was created to help lawyers practicing in the Nigerian

PUBLIC INTEREST / DEVELOPMENT LAW

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The Business Law Section of the Nigerian Bar Association was created to help lawyers practice in the Nigerian Business environment

SECTION ON BUSINESS LAW (SBL)

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