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‘We’ve been subjected to ridicule’ — NBA writes Malami over ‘controversial amendment’

    ‘We’ve been subjected to ridicule’ — NBA writes Malami over ‘controversial amendment’

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the recent amendment to the rules of professional conduct for legal practitioners (RPC), 2007 has brought ridicule to the association. The RPC sets out

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NBA: Singer sentenced to death for blasphemy was denied access to a lawyer

    NBA: Singer sentenced to death for blasphemy was denied access to a lawyer

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, a musician sentenced to death in Kano state, has been denied access to a lawyer. Sharif-Aminu was sentenced to death by hanging

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NBA: The masterstroke of Olumide Akpata’s election reforms committee

    NBA: The masterstroke of Olumide Akpata’s election reforms committee

If there were any doubts about Mr. Olumide Akpata’s campaign promise of hitting the ground running from the first day of his administration, they were cleared last Friday, 28th August,

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‘Incitement is not freedom of speech’ — Kaduna defends prosecution of Odinkalu, Maikori

    ‘Incitement is not freedom of speech’ — Kaduna defends prosecution of Odinkalu, Maikori

The Kaduna state government says statements that could incite violence should not be categorised as freedom of speech.  The government is currently in court with Chidi Odinkalu, a former chairman

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The faulty premise of the so-called new NBA

  The faulty premise of the so-called new NBA

Last Friday, some supposed lawyers from Northern Nigeria, namely, Nuhu Ibrahim, and Abdulbasit Suleiman basking in the euphoria of their

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‘Why we formed a new association’ — break-away NBA faction writes Malami

  ‘Why we formed a new association’ — break-away NBA faction writes Malami

The New Nigerian Bar Association (NNBA) has written Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, informing him of its decision to

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FLASHBACK: In 2017, NBA indicted politicians over killings in southern Kaduna

  FLASHBACK: In 2017, NBA indicted politicians over killings in southern Kaduna

The crisis in Kaduna predates the current political dispensation, but as recently as 2017, politicians were accused of being part

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Aggrieved northern lawyers exit NBA, form new association — after el-Rufai snub

  Aggrieved northern lawyers exit NBA, form new association — after el-Rufai snub

Some aggrieved northern members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have pulled out of the group; alleging that the legal

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NBA postpones playoff games as teams protest Jacob Blake shooting

  NBA postpones playoff games as teams protest Jacob Blake shooting

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has postponed three playoff games scheduled for Wednesday after the Milwaukee Bucks refused to take

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Fresh twist as group asks NBA to withdraw Obasanjo, Wike’s invitation as conference speakers

  Fresh twist as group asks NBA to withdraw Obasanjo, Wike’s invitation as conference speakers

A group of lawyers has asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to withdraw the invitation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo

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