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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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SERAP drags Saraki, Senate to UN over repressive Press Council bill

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. David Kaye, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression asking him to his use your good offices and position to “publicly press the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the entire leadership of the Senate of Nigeria to immediately withdraw a bill which aims to undermine constitutionally and internationally recognized media freedom in the country.”

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