BREAKING: Onnoghen: NBA-NEC Asks Lawyers to Boycott Court


The National Executive council of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA-NEC) has resolved that all lawyers in Nigeria should boycott the Courts in protest against the unconstitutional removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Hon. Justice Onnoghen.

The above was a fall out of the emergency meeting held by the NBA-NEC today in Abuja.

The following were the resolutions reached at the meeting:

  1. NBA Condemns in strong terms the Unconstitutional Suspension of the CJN.
  1. NEC resolved that Members should boycott all Courts for the next 2 days starting from tomorrow the 29th to 31st of January, 2019.
  1. NEC Ratified the Constitution of a 3 Man Committee (which may be expanded) made up of Former Presidents Olanipekun SAN, A. B. Mahmood SAN and President Paul Usoro SAN to interface on the issue.
  1. NEC adopted and ratified all actions and statements earlier issued by the President on the Prosecution and Suspension of the CJN.
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