Ten key points on Copyright

Copyright is a type of intellectual property that safeguards unique works of invention as soon as an author expresses the work in a tangible or noticeable form that can be perceived by any of the senses. In copyright law, there are several types of works, such as paintings, photographs, illustrations, musical compositions, sound recordings, computer …

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TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DISCLAIMERS

In law, a disclaimer is an announcement; written or broadcast, refuting responsibility. Disclaimers are commonly made to protect the person making the statement from civil liability which may be the outcome of his action or omission in a specific situation. In the course of business or   every day activities including medical procedures, purchases or sports, …

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Bauchi, Yobe NBA threaten to boycott conference

The Bauchi and Yobe branches of the Nigerian Bar Association have threatened to boycott the association’s annual general conference over the decision to withdraw Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as a participant. In separate statements issued Friday, the NBA branches expressed displeasure with the decision of the association’s leadership to withdraw an earlier invitation extended …

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Most lawyers objected to El-Rufai’s presence at NBA conference – President

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), has explained why the association withdrew the invitation it once gave to the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to speak at this year’s edition of the NBA Annual General Conference. Usoro said the decision to withdraw the invitation was because the majority of …

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THE NBA AFFINITY BAR CARD

The world over, there is a push towards providing greater value for services rendered. To this end, the Nigerian Bar Association, the umbrella association of lawyers is keying into this ideology and seeks to bring forward a Unified Multipurpose Identification (UMID) Card to be known as the Bar Card. This card utilizes a microchip embedded …

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ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (“NBA”) PAUL USORO, SAN DELIVERED AT THE NBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (“NEC”) MEETING

My Dear Colleagues  1. Introduction  1.1 Compliments of the Season. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the 2019 Quarter 4 NEC meeting of our great Association. For those who may have missed the numbering, one of the welcome resolutions from our 2019 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) that was held on 25 August …

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