A publication of the Section on Legal Practice (SLP),
Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
FROM OUR CHAIRMAN
On behalf of the executive committee ,I welcome you to the NBA Section on Legal Practice. Your new leadership team is Committed to this section’s objectives with the hopes of passing on a thriving Section at our tenure’s end.
Your Section is arguably the largest section of the Nigerian Bar Association in scope and relevance in
legal practice. As we transit generations ,we
intend to expand, and build the next generation of lawyers in the right conduct, depth and versatility.
We fully intend to expand our work with the creation of new committees, particularly in emerging practice areas. Registered members can get involved in the work of the SLP by engaging with chairmen and the committees of the SLP.
We are receptive to your ideas so reach out with suggestions,renew memberships and encourage colleagues to be active. To renew or join the Section, visit the membership portion of our page.
We invite you to attend the SLP 2020 Annual Conference in Akwa Ibom State. Check the events page for details.
Welcome to your Section
Chief Ferdinand Orbih, SAN
According to the President of the Court of Appeal, a total of 730 Election petitions were filed after the 2015 General Elections. Of these, 39 were Governorship, 79 Senatorial, 179 House of Representatives and 380 State Houses of Assembly election petitions. In addition 32 election petitions arising out of the elections conducted in Edo and Anambra States, in 2016. Her Lordship said that a total of 110 tribunals were setup with 255 Judges to hear the petitions. These figures are indeed very worrisome
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