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Nigerian Bar Association
Official Twitter Account of the Nigerian Bar Association.
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Olumide Akpata Nov 7
Lawyers are not smiling about goings-on after protests. goes into hiding after receiving phone threats, passport seized & she can't travel, et al accounts frozen by CBN. This was not the deal.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 20
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decisively deal with the situation and prevent the nation from further going adrift.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 20
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unidentified men of the Nigerian Military on Tuesday, 20th October 2020.   Please see the full statement issued by the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata, in respect of the incident and outlining the steps which the NBA will immediately be taking to
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 20
NBA CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS IN LAGOS BY THE NIGERIAN MILITARY*   The leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, has this evening condemned the dastardly shooting and killing of protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos State by some
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 16
Movement: Kindly see below, the ongoing efforts by the Nigerian Bar Association to support Police Reforms
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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one with clear timelines for execution and immediate results in sight. The President thanked the Speaker for receiving him in audience and reaffirmed the total commitment of the NBA to the actualisation of the long-needed holistic reform of the Nigerian Police Force.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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other victims of police brutality, and the payment of compensation to victims of police brutality. The NBA President, in commending some of the initiatives taken by the HoR in light of the protests emphasised the need for the partnership to be a very functional and effective
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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2. The NBA and HoR to jointly set up an Adhoc Panel consisting of members of NBA & HoR that will work on the various issues of Police Brutality and other related matters including adopting strategies for the immediate release of all unlawfully detained protesters and
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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1. The NBA and HoR to work on a holistic legislation that will make the Police Force more accountable. This Legislation is to be ready on or before 10th November 2020 for presentation at the floor of the HoR.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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between the NBA and the House of Representatives ( HoR) towards actualising a holistic reform of the Nigerian Police Force through effective legislation. At the meeting, it was resolved that the NBA will collaborate with the HoR in the following areas:
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
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contribution to the conversations sparked by the ongoing national protests on , the NBA President on Wednesday 14th October 2020, met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to explore possible areas of collaboration
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 15
PROTESTS: NBA AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO COLLABORATE ON POLICE REFORMS In line with the recently disclosed immediate, mid and long term plans of the Nigerian Bar Association ( NBA ) by the President, Mr. Olumide Akpata which form part of the NBA's
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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You can view the full Press Statement by clicking here
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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10. The NBA through its Human Rights Institute will team up with the Police and other agencies to provide education and enlightenment to the Police on respect for civil law, human rights, rules of engagement, etc.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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9. The NBA will set up an NBA Police Reform Team to work with the Police and other organisations in developing a blueprint for police reform in Nigeria and advocating for its implementation.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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8. The NBA demands a complete reform and overhaul of the Police to a modern, responsible, and responsive law enforcement establishment with issues like funding and better working conditions for officers also addressed.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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7. The NBA has been in touch and will continue to collaborate with the National Assembly on its proposed legislative intervention on issues affecting the police.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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6. The NBA will work with designated Magistrates across the country to pay monthly visits to police stations and other detention facilities to ensure proper arraignment of suspects or grant of bail as appropriate.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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5. The NBA demands an expedited audit of all SARS detention centres, the immediate release of those unlawfully held and prompt charging to court of those with credible cases against them.
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Nigerian Bar Association Oct 13
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4. The NBA is making its resources available to the investigation panel to be established by the Police and Human Rights Commission to look into violation of rights by SARS.
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