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#EndSARS: NBA Berates President Buhari’s Government Over Clampdown On Promoters

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has expressed displeasure at the clampdown by the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on the leaders of the #EndSARS protesters. This was as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) freezed the bank accounts of 20 of the protest leaders, which led to condemnation by advocacy group, Access to Justice. In a post […]

BT Sports: Former NBA All-Star, Eddie Johnson Dies In Prison

Former National Basketball Association player, Eddie Johnson, who was hit by NBA’s life ban on drug use, is dead. After he was sent to jail for sexual assault of a child, he died while serving a life sentence. Johnson bagged a mandatory life sentence in 2008 after being found guilty of sexual assault on an […]

SERAP Hails NBA For Withdrawing Conference Invitation To El-Rufai

An accountability organisation, Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP), yesterday, reacted to the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to withdraw its invitation to the Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State. It would be recalled that the NBA had earlier withdrawn its invitation to El-Rufai via a tweet on its official Twitter handle, following protests […]

“I’ll Continue To Contribute To National Conversation” — El-Rufai Reacts As NBA Withdraws Conference Invitation [FULL STATEMENT]

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted, following the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to withdraw its invitation to him to attend its 2020 Annual General Conference. The NBA, in a tweet, on Thursday, confirmed the withdrawal of the invitation, saying: “The National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association at its […]

Buhari Sends Congratulatory Message To Akpata On Emerging NBA New President

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his election as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Akpata, a former Chairman of the NBA Section on Business Law, was declared winner by the Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA), Tawo Tawo on Friday morning. He won the […]