Legal Nigeria


The Nigerian Bar Association’s National Executive Council convened in Jos on February 29, 2024, for its first-quarter meeting. Deliberating on matters crucial to both the legal and the nation, the NEC reviewed reports from national officers, sections, committees, and fora. With a resolute commitment to fortify the legal profession, uphold professional ethics, champion the rule of law, and contribute to national development, the communique from this pivotal assembly underscores the NBA’s unwavering dedication to its core principles. Read the update from the Publicity Secretary.

Distinguished Colleagues,

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) had its meeting for the 1st quarter of 2024 in Jos on the 29th day of February 2024.

The national officers, sections, institutes, committees, and fora of the NBA all rendered report to the NEC, which is the highest decision making organ of the NBA, after the Annual General Meeting (AGM). NEC considered all of these reports, as well as other issues relating to the state of the bar and the nation.

Attached is the communique of the said NEC meeting, which reflects “…the unequivocal commitment of the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association to strengthen the legal profession and its institutions, ensure professional integrity, promote rule of law and justice, and advance the course of the nation building.”

Akorede Habeeb Lawal
National Publicity Secretary, NBA