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Why Portable Performed At Our Conference — NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has explained the presence of singer Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, at their 2023 Annual General Conference (AGC) held on Thursday, dismissing the rumour making the rounds that the artiste was paid to perform. Late last night, netizens lashed out at the NBA for …

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NBA Condemns DSS Operative’s Attack On Prison Officials

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has decried Tuesday’s attack on officials of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) at the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos. DSS operatives had assualted some officials of the NCS over disagreement about which agency …

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First Disbarred In US, Troubled Lawyer Emeka Ugwuonye Now Also Disbarred in Nigeria

Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye, a former United States-based Nigerian lawyer, who was disbarred in New York and Maryland for professional misconduct, was yesterday also disbarred in Nigeria, to which he had relocated, for the same offense. Nigeria’s Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) of the Body of Benchers, which punishes misconduct among …

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Pacquiao demands Mayweather punishment, rematch over doping row

Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao called for punishment and a rematch on Friday after his fierce rival Floyd Mayweather was accused of violating anti-doping rules in the build-up to their mega-fight in May. The eight-division world champion, who lost a unanimous decision to Mayweather in Las Vegas, urged Nevada sports officials …

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 NBA to Nigerians; Be patient with Buhari on appointments‎

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Friday urged Nigerians to exercise patience with President Muhammadu Buhari over the perceived lopsidedness in the federal appointments he has made so far.‎ ‎The body of lawyers also said they have trust in the government of President Buhari to deliver the dividends of democracy …

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