• Bad eggs in judiciary will be fished out and punished – NBA boss vows

    Bad eggs in judiciary will be fished out and punished – NBA boss vows

    According to reports, the President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Abubakar Mahmud, said on Thursday that the association was working towards restoring the integrity of the judiciary and legal profession.

    Mr. Mahmud made this known on the sidelines of the first National Executive Committee Meeting of the Bar, held in Minna.

    “We acknowledge that there are problems affecting the Nigerian society and it’s institutions, including the institution of the judiciary.

    “But I want to assure you that we are on top of […]

  • Boko Haram: Lawyers are endangered in North-East – NBA boss

    Boko Haram: Lawyers are endangered in North-East – NBA boss

    President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud, said on Monday that the judges and lawyers could no longer practise freely in the North-East because of insurgency in the area.

    Mahmoud, who spoke while inaugurating the NBA’s North-East and Niger-Delta task forces in Abuja, said lawyers were endangered in the region.

    He said with internally displaced persons in the North-East “estimated to be about 2.3 million which is the third largest in the world after Syria and Columbia”, insurgency in the […]