• NBA president asks court to strike out Gadzama’s suit

    NBA president asks court to strike out Gadzama’s suit

    Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) has asked an Abuja High Court to strike out the suit filed by Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN) challenging his election.

    Gadzama is praying the court to nullify the election for being characterised by malpractices and to order a fresh poll.

    But, Mahmoud, through his counsel Paul Erokoro (SAN), said Gadzama did not first channel his complaints to the NBA Dispute Resolution Committee before suing.

    “This suit has not complied with the requirements of due process. […]

  • Ex-Kano attorney-general elected new NBA president

    Ex-Kano attorney-general elected new NBA president

    A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Kano State, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud, has been elected as the new president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

    The new NBA President was elected at the 2016 National Elections held in Abuja, in contested election conducted through e-voting.

    Mr. Mahmoud polled 3,055 votes to defeat Joe-Kyari Gadzama who polled 2,384 votes.

    The position of General Secretary was won by Mr. Olagunju Isiaka who polled 2,721 votes against Yamah Desmond who scored 2,510 votes.

    Mr. Dajan […]