BREAKING: ECNBA Issues Wrong DND Codes for Verification

Barely an hour to the commencement of the long-awaited verification exercise for the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Officers Election, there are strong indications that the Prof. Auwalu Yadudu SAN-led Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA) may have thrown spanner in its own works. Continue Reading

AGC: Early Bird Ends in 12 Hours

The early bird window for this year’s Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference will be shut at 11:59 pm today. Continue Reading

‘We are studying ECNBA’s Revised Time Table,’ Says Osigwe

• Hints at Constitutional Crisis
• INJUNCTION: ‘I’m not Disappointed by September date,’
• Election without Prior NEC Approval Unconstitutional – Ukiri

The last may not have been heard on the much revised election time table rolled out by the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA). This is because some lawyers contend that the new time table is fraught with constitutional challenges, given that the NBA leadership did not obtain an approval of the National Executive Committee (NBA-NEC) prior to release of the revised time table. Continue Reading

Breaking: New NBA President to Emerge August 4

• ECNBA Okays New Time Table
• To embark on “further” testing of portal
• Decision Throws Up Constitutional Issues
• NBA-NEC to Ratify Decisions at AGC

A new president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will emerge on August 4, 2018 following the release of new election time table by the Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA). Continue Reading

New Election Timetable Out Today, Says ECNBA

• ‘CRENET Is Having Challenges’
• Why Accreditation Cannot Start Now

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has stated that CRENET Techlabs Limited, its ICT Partner for the verification exercise, is having “a number of challenges” in cleaning up the voters’ register. Continue Reading

INVESTIGATION: Unmasking CRENET Techlabs

CRENET TechLabs Limited, the ICT company hired by the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) for its voter verification exercise, prides itself as “a technology & communications agency with vast expertise in utilizing technology for digital transformation and business growth.” Continue Reading

BREAKING: ‘CRENET is Not Ready for Verification ’

• Stakeholders to Meet Today
• Exercise May Commence Soonest
• ‘Clean up’ of Voters’ List Causes Delay

A key member of the team midwifing the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) electoral process has told CITY LAWYER that the verification exercise failed to commence yesterday because CRENET TechLabs Limited, the ICT Partner, was not ready for the exercise. The source said that the delay is due to the inability of the ICT Partner to clean up the database of eligible voters. Continue Reading

Restore COSON’s Licence Now, MPAN Urges NCC

The Music Publishers Association of Nigeria (MPAN) has urged the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to restore the suspended licence of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). Continue Reading

NBA ELECTION: Mahmoud Queries Yadudu

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud SAN has queried the embattled Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA), Prof. Auwalu Yadudu SAN over a trending article on the NBA election, CITY LAWYER can authoritatively report. Continue Reading

Verification Starts Today, Says ECNBA

• Uncertainty over weblink for verification exercise
• Accreditation, Voting Dates Unknown
• Lawyers Seek More Time for ECNBA, ICT Partners
• Stakeholders Mull NBA-NEC Emergency Meeting

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has announced today as the new date for the commencement of verification for the NBA National Officers Election. The new date replaces the earlier date of July 26, 2018 announced by the ECNBA for the take-off of the exercise. Continue Reading