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NBA FINANCIAL STATEMENT AS AT 31 AUGUST 2018 AND FINANCE DIAGNOSTIC REPORT

I am pleased to inform you that PwC has submitted the twin work products i.e. the Financial Statement as at 31 August 2018 and the Finance Diagnostic Report both of which are being circulated, with this my Statement, to our Members; these documents have also been posted and published on the NBA website.

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PROLIFERATION OF ARMS – INSECURITY OF LIVES AND PROPERTY

This very unfortunate and depressing incident which, sadly, is not isolated, highlights two critical issues, both related to security of lives and property in our land. First, how come criminals find it so easy to acquire firearms and ammunition in our country?

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PASSAGE OF AN ICON – HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI, GCON RETIRED CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA

The life and times of Kutigi CJN cannot be compartmentalized into the strait-jacket of justice administration or even the legal profession; His Lordship’s national assignments and impact on the Nigerian nation extended beyond the profession of law.

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TRIBUTE BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb, PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE SPECIAL COURT SESSION IN HONOUR OF LATE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE DENNIS O EDOZIE AT THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON 03 OCTOBER 2018

From the wordings of the section, it is plain that for a person to be disqualified to contest a particular election into the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it must be shown (1) That the person was elected to the office

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INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION – 1st OCTOBER, 2018

The Nigerian Bar Association (“NBA”) felicitates with President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, the Federal Government of Nigeria, the States and Local Governments of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and indeed every Nigerian on Nigeria’s attainment of 58 years of independence and sovereignty.

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REPORT OF THE NBA AD-HOC ELECTION WORKING GROUP ON THE RERUN GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN OSUN STATE HELD ON THURSDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the Osun Governorship Election on the 22nd day of September, 2018. The election was declared inconclusive by INEC and a supplementary election was held on the 27th day of September, 2018

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REPORT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION ELECTION WORKING GROUP (NBA-EWG) ON THE OSUN STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION HELD ON THE 22ND DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2018.

The Nigerian Bar Association Election Working Group was mandated by the Nigerian Bar Association to observe the elections, ascertain and be able to comment on the extent of the conformity of the processes and procedures for the conduct of elections in Nigeria with regional and international standards and best practices

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ADDRESS BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb, PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE SUPREME COURT TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW LEGAL YEAR/ CONFERMENT OF THE RANK OF SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA ON 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

I congratulate these new leaders of the Bar who have been found worthy by their superiors and peers, represented by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (“LPPC”), of wearing the coveted ranks of Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

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ADDRESS DELIVERED BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb, THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE 2018/2019 LEGAL YEAR OPENING CEREMONY OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT HELD IN ABUJA ON 17 SEPTEMBER 2018

The lead motif or sine qua non of Bar Association worldwide, with Nigeria not being an exception, is the promotion and protection of the rule of law. In that connection, there are a number of misconceptions and misperceptions that I must necessarily clear, at this juncture. First, Judges and the Courts are not enemies of society simply because they discharge and or acquit persons who are charged before them for criminal conduct. Courts, the world over...

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NBA PRESIDENT, PAUL USORO, SAN ASSIGNS VICE PRESIDENTS TO ZONES.

Pursuant to the enabling provisions of the Constitution of the Nigerian Bar Association, and to ensure structured effective communication between the branches and the National Secretariat, the NBA President, Paul Usoro, SAN has assigned each of the Vice Presidents to supervise and report to him activities of the branches in each of the three NBA zones.

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INAUGURAL ADDRESS BY PAUL USORO, SAN FCIArb, PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE NBA 2018 ELECTED MEMBERS’ EXECUTIVE

I come into office as the 29th President of the NBA at a time that the Association is riven with and by acrimonious divisions of all sorts not to mention serious scepticism and distrust of the NBA leadership by our members. Those divisions and rifts did not start with the last Elections; they were simply exacerbated and made worse by these Elections.

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RESULT OF DULY ELECTED NATIONAL OFFICERS: 2018 NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION NATIONAL OFFICERS ELECTIONS

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, (ECNBA), is pleased to announce that at the conclusion of the elections into the various National Offices of the Association, the following candidates who scored the majority of votes cast in each category of the offices were subsequently declared duly elected

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SIEGE ON THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION COMMENDS ACTING PRESIDENT

The Nigerian Bar Association commends the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN for the prompt and decisive action taken on the siege of the National Assembly which the NBA had earlier this afternoon condemned.

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PRESS STATEMENT SIEGE ON NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Nigerian Bar Association has followed with deep concern the events of early this morning, Tuesday 7th August, 2018, widely reported in various print and electronic media that the premises of the National Assembly was sealed...

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ADJUSTMENT OF ACTIVITIES AND TIMELINES TOWARDS THE 2018 NBA NATIONAL OFFICERS ELECTIONS

In the last couple of days, the Electoral Committee Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) received various complaints over the inability of members to verify their names on the verification portal deployed by the service provider.

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