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NBA launches website

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July 22 , 2008 / Vanguard


The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has launched its website, which has as one of its major features, the list of all Nigerian lawyers, ever called to the bar.  General Secretary of the association, Mr Rafui Lawal-Rabana, who spoke at the presentation in Lagos, said that the website, which has many features, is part of the Mr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) led executive’s commitment to re-brand the NBA and make it 21st century compliant. Mr Rabana said that the programme has been on the pipeline for six years, but that the present executive, found it very important to the association, that it made sure work on it was completed.



He also explained that the website is part of an effort to link all the 88 branches of the association online and make every lawyer in the country, information technology compliant.



Mr Olumide Ekisola of The Meadows, the firm that partnered with NBA in the programme, who spoke at the event, said the present NBA executive decided that the programme must become functional, adding, “we are happy that we finally were able to make it come true, because we had put in serious work into the programme in the last two years and it has paid off”.


According to him, “the homepage of the website is configured to be a one stop shop that will provide all information about the NBA with the press of a button. The membership form on the site is configured in a way that irrespective of the part of the world you are, you can register as a lawyer or you can register your law firm. The site will provide every registered lawyer an opportunity for his or her details to be viewed by others and it will make contacting each other easier”.


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