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NBA in make or mar general elections

He said there was a lot of suspicion and distrust over the registration and verification process as nobody was sure of anything

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SERAP sues NYSC over failure to publish Kemi Adeosun’s ‘exemption certificate’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure and the NYSC over “failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption, and seeking to compel them to explain if Adeosun obtained any Exemption Certificate from the NYSC.”

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Lift ban on radio station, Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’; SERAP asks NBC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, Wande Coal’s ‘Iskaba’ and Olamide’s ‘See Mary, See Jesus’, and rescind the unlawful fine of N100,000 imposed on the station.

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Lawyers and violence : The corruption within exposed

In every association, there is bound to be disagreements and differences of opinions; however, should these differences lead to violent outbursts or violent behaviour amongst learned gentlemen? The violent behaviour rears its ugly head during elections, and makes you wonder why there is so much fuss from candidates and their followers who engage in name-calling and insults over positions within the NBA that come with sacrifice and no remuneration of any sort (or does it?).

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NBA, others reaffirms commitment to transparent electoral process

President of the Nigerian Bar Association,  NBA, Mr  Abubakar Mahmoud,  SAN, the  Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association,  ECNBA  and other stakeholders at the weekend in Abuja assured Nigerian lawyers of their unwavering and collective commitment to conducting a transparent, free and fair election of new national officers for the association.

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