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    Again, contestant seeks cancellation of NBA election

Again, contestant seeks cancellation of NBA election

Dele Adesina, a presidential candidate at the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, has called for the cancellation of the exercise. Adesina came third in the election where Olumide Akpata was declared the winner. Shortly before the final result of the election was announced, Adesina had alleged that the poll was manipulated, seeking cancellation. In a petition addressed to Olisa Agbakoba, chairman of the [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Akpata, the underdog who broke a 30-year jinx to emerge NBA president

CLOSE-UP: Akpata, the underdog who broke a 30-year jinx to emerge NBA president

The last time a non-senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was elected president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) was in 1989. Charles Idehen, who was NBA president between 1989 and 1991, was succeeded by Clement Akpamgbo (SAN). Akpamgbo did not complete his tenure, as ex-Military President Ibrahim Babangida appointed him attorney-general of the federation. Priscillia Kuye, the first and only female [...]

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    Olumide Akpata in early lead as NBA elects president

Olumide Akpata in early lead as NBA elects president

Olumide Akpata, former chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Business Law, is in early lead in the NBA national election which started at 11 pm on Wednesday. As of 11:45 am on Thursday, the NBA platform which is open for real-time monitoring showed that Akpata has 7212 votes leading the other contenders in the presidential race –  Babatunde [...]

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