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

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

Uncertainty, as ECNBA Keeps Mum on Fresh Verification

Palpable uncertainty pervaded the legal industry yesterday as the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) failed to issue guidelines on the verification exercise which commences today. Continue Reading

ECNBA, Candidates, ICT Experts Agree Modalities for Election

The stage is now set for commencement of activities leading to this year’s Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Election as the ECNBA has agreed modalities for the election with the stakeholders. Continue Reading

BREAKING: ECNBA Scraps CHAMS Verification, Appoints New ICT Partner

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has agreed to scrap the verification exercise done by CHAMS Plc and start on a clean slate. Continue Reading

NBA ELECTION: Clean-up of Voters’ Register Gets Underway

• ECNBA, Candidates, ICT Experts Parley
• Fresh Verification Exercise Doubtful

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has about now commenced a “clean-up” of the recently released final voters’ list in line with resolutions reached at the meeting of the NBA leadership with past NBA presidents and secretaries. Continue Reading