The Nigerian Bar Association, Calabar Branch popularly christened as the Doyen Bar of the NBA held its Annual Law Week recently with the theme, “We the People: An Agenda for National Consciousness”.

Speaking on the theme of the Law Week, the Chairman of the NBA Securities Agencies Relations Committee (NBA-SARC), Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN), who was represented by Nella Andem Rabana (SAN), described security and education as twin factors which determine the level of development in a society. He explained that a society’s advancement is proportional to the level and kind of education and security architecture prevalent in that society.

Using Nigeria as a case study, Gadzama said that the parts of the country with the most incidences of insecurity are the Northern regions which are by far the most deprived of formal education. He outlined recommendations to better the situation of the country as it relates to both security and education.

Meanwhile, the Uyo Branch of the NBA also held its Annual Law Week from the 24th of March to the 1st of April, 2022. The Law Week which was christened “The Advent of Ibom Deep Seaport and the Prospects of Maritime Law Practice in Nigeria” heralded several insightful deliberations on the need for an all-inclusive approach in the development and sustainability of a standardized Maritime practice in the country. In the course of the Annual Law Week, several ideas were posed and resolutions made towards the fulfilment of this mandate.

According to a statement, “The Law Week also had other highlights including the Annual Dinner and Sit-out session. The event indeed all-round glamorous but even more thrilling was the crowning stroke; the farewell brunch courteously organized for the illustrious patriot of the Nigerian Bar, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN.

“The Executives and Members of the NBA Uyo Branch saw to it that their ‘in-law,’ in person of the Learned Silk J-K Gadzama, SAN was given a treat to several local delicacies before bidding him farewell.

“The Learned Silk whilst thanking them for the warm hospitality reiterated his unwavering support and commitment to the affairs of the Branch and prayed that such harmony, peace and innovation continued to coexist amongst the Members and Executives alike.

“It was a memorable, enjoyable and refreshing experience for all attendees.”

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The Oyo State Government is set to recruit personnel for her two ministries. Details of the recruitment exercise as obtained by CITY LAWYER are below:


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into various ministries as indicated below


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the post of Education officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State.

Requirements and qualifications
Post: Education Officer, GL. 08

1. A degree in Education or in any other relevant subject from a recognised University.
2. A degree in a relevant subject plus a post-graduate certificate in Education
* English Language
* Mathematics
* Yoruba Language
* Social Studies
* Basic science
* French
* Business studies
* Agricultural Science
* Physical Health Education
* Christian/ Islamic Religion Study
* Basic Technology
* Home Economics
* History
* Civil Education
* Security Education
* Literature in English
* Further Mathematics
* Physics
* Chemistry
* Animal Husbandry
* Economics
* Government
* Geography
* Technical Drawing
* Biology
* Data Processing
* Commerce
* Fine Art
* Creative and Cultural Art
* Food/Nutrition
* Book-Keeping & Accounts
* Catering & Craft Practice
* ICT/Computer science
* Guidance and Counselling
Conditions of Service

Each of the posts is pensionable and in case of new entrants into Public service, their appointment will be on probation for a period of two (2) years. Other conditions of service will be as prescribed, for the time being, for officers of equivalent grades in the Civil Service of Oyo State of Nigeria.

Meanwhile, it is to be noted that the Oyo State Civil Service Commission reserves the right for final selection as deemed fit.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should visit the Oyo State Government website to complete the application forms and submit same as appropriate.

Closing: Application and submission will close on Friday, 10th July, 2020.