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NBA Dismisses claims of Beauty Tukura Being a Lawyer. ( see statement )

NBA First Vice President John Aikpokpo-Martins, has discredited a viral report that says disqualified BBNaija housemate Beauty Turkura, is a lawyer.   According to John Aikpokpo-Martins the Ex- queen’s name did not come up in the Roll of Legal Practitioners in the Supreme Court and the Nigerian Bar Association.   This information came less than […]

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NBA, SERAP Threatens To Sue Nigerian Government Over #TwitterBan.

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has threatened to sue the Federal government following the decision to suspend Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.   In a statement released on Friday evening, June 4, NBA president – Olumide Apata, said the federal government lacked constitutional authority to back its decision. Apata described the action of the government as […]

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Oyigbo Killings : NBA Set Up FACT FINDING TEAM.

The Nigerian Bar Association has set up a fact finding team over the alleged killings in Oyigbo which has triggered a controversy.  NBA President Olumide Akpata who made the announcement, said that while the Presidents of the professional association of lawyers in Ukwa and Port Harcourt expressed concern over the current situation, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers […]

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#LekkiMassacre : NBA SET TO COMMENCE Legal Proceedings Locally & Internationally Against The Nigerian Army.

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata has announced that the association will be commencing legal proceedings locally and internationally against Nigerian military and other relevant authorities over the shooting of protesters in Lekki.  The NBA President who described the incident as “recklessness and lawlessness by the security apparatus of the Nigerian Government […]

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NBA: AKPATA EMERGES 30TH PRESIDENT.

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBl) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA. Akpata polled 9,891 votes to defeat two senior advocates – Mr Dele Adesina and Dr Babatunde Ajibade. Ajibade polled 4,328 votes and Adesina 3,982 votes. The 2020 Elections into national offices […]