NEC expresses grave concern over the brutality of lawyers by law enforcement and security agents, notably the police and prison officials. These incessant attacks is greatly deplored by NEC and NEC calls on the heads of these institutions, notably, the Inspector General of Police and the Comptroller-General of Prisons to
STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, PAUL USORO, SAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DATE, 09 DECEMBER 2018
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (“UNCAC”). Since its adoption in 2003, the Convention Against Corruption has achieved near-universal status with 186 States including Nigeria signing up to the Convention. 09 December of every year is observed across the globe
ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (“NBA”) DELIVERED AT THE NBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (“NEC”) MEETINGHOLDEN AT THE NBA SECRETARIAT IN ABUJA ON 06 DECEMBER 2018
It is three months now since we were inaugurated and sworn in as your National Officers on 31 August 2018 and this is our first NEC meeting. This is also the NEC meeting for Quarter 2 of the NBA 2018/2019 Financial Year which, in practice, is calculated from August of each year to the July of the succeeding year.
PERVASIVE INSECURITY IN THE LAND
As we write, no arrest has been made in regard to the kidnaps and murders of AdeolaRemmy (Jnr)andAdeshina.Adeola and Remmy (Jnr) were young fathers whose children have now been made fatherless and their young wives turned into widows.
TRIBUTE BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb, PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE SPECIAL COURT SESSION IN HONOUR OF LATE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE FRANCIS IKECHI OGBUAGU CON AT THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON 28, NOVEMBER, 2018.
Our hearts and sincere prayers go out to His Lordship’s immediate, extended family and the entire legal community. We are aware of the grief that comes with losing a loved one irrespective of their age.