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Feb 29, 2020

Friends of Dele Adesina SAN Respond to the Malicious Online Publication


Our attention has been drawn to an online publication titled "RAMINBA CONDEMNS VOTE BUYING BY DELE ADESINA SAN".

Again, we are extremely disappointed by this action of our "professional" colleagues spreading falsehood and blatant lies all in the hope of diminishing the candidature of our Dele Adesina SAN.

Suffice to say that our candidate as a core Democrat IS NOT AND WILL NEVER be involved in any vote buying or any act that would diminish  the democratic process.

The said text message did not emanate from Dele Adesina SAN, who is yet to set up his campaign committee or his Team of Friends, as we will not even address our  Deacon Dele *Adesina* SAN as Deacon Dele *Adeshina* SAN. We know how to spell his name. We believe that this is even a pointer to the actual originators of this mischief. Be that as it may, we shall investigate the origin of the said false and malicious sms and take appropriate action(s) thereon.

That said, we urge everyone to disregard the alleged publication which emanated from the annals of elements who from the outset had declared Dele Adesina SAN as an enemy. Their sole driving purpose is to cast aspersions on the reputation and candidature of our reverred Deacon Dele Adesina SAN, who has devoted and dedicated his life to the bettermemt of law practice and the NBA in particular. We are certain that their evil machinations shall not only fail, but they shall be exposed in due course.

Signed
Friends of Dele Adesina SAN

Feb 28, 2020

Dele Adesina SAN Quotes: Practice Tip for Young Lawyers


Quote from Dele Adesina SAN interview on DNL Legal & Style, Dec 11, 2019

"What is important in all these is the need for one to have a clear vision of what he wants to be in life and then how you want to get there. When it gets to living a purpose driven life, there should be no game of chance.

That is what I say to my junior members of the Bar like a song, either during our Friday meetings in the office or anytime I have the opportunity to speak at any young Lawyers' forum. Most of the times, I used to tell them my personal story because I believe that "the secret of men is in their stories."

The idea is not to blow any body's trumpet. No. The idea is to let them know that if people like us can succeed with commitment and determination to the course that we believe in, you too can succeed even much faster than we did if you take the same step of single minded pursuit of your identified vision with all passion believing that your life depends on it."

Dele Adesina SAN
DNL Legal & Style
Dec 11, 2019

Read full article  here

Feb 26, 2020

DELE ADESINA SAN’S VISIT TO PORT-HARCOURT – DAY TWO




In continuation of his visit to Port-Harcourt, Deacon Dele Adesina SAN extended his consultative visit to Past Presidents and senior lawyers in Port-Harcourt and other Branches in Rivers State today. Very significantly, he had a robust interactive session with the very popular Group, the Integrity Group, a powerful and highly popular caucus within the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Port-Harcourt Branch. He commended the initiative behind the formation of the Group and its goals about advancing the ideal and ethical values of the Profession. He also recommended the initiative to other Branches of the Nigerian Bar Association.

NATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT FOR LAWYERS: An interview with Charles Ajiboye,FICMC


The greatest tool of lawyers is their ability to think. Come April 2020, Lawyers across the country will gather to slug it out in a Chess tournament. In an interview with the multiple award winning visioneer, more interesting details are revealed. 

NBA WOMEN FORUM (NBAWF) FREE MENTORSHIP CLINIC KICKS OFF IN PORT HARCOURT


The NBAWF mentorship programme offers free mentoring for young female lawyers from 0-5 years at the bar. The programme is intended to encourage and assist members to develop to their full potentials in all areas of career and life.

It's take off session will be held as follows:

•Date: Tuesday, 17th March, 2020
•Time: 9:00 am prompt. 

•Venue: NBA Port Harcourt Bar Center, Bank road, Port Harcourt,  Rivers State. 

•PARTICIPATION IS STRICTLY FOR REGISTERED MEMBERS OF NBAWF

RSVP:ugo.esq@gmail.com
#Empoweringfemalelawyers.

Feb 25, 2020

Dele Adesina SAN Storms Port-Harcourt in Style


As part of his ongoing consultation exercise, Deacon Dele Adesina SAN is presently in Port-Harcourt to meet and greet members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Port-Harcourt Branch in particular and the entire Rivers State Branches of the NBA in general.


On arrival, he addressed a group of both young and senior lawyers moderated by Granville Abibo SAN, a long-time ally of Deacon Dele Adesina SAN. In attendance at the meeting, were both past and serving Branch Chairmen and Secretaries of various Branches of the NBA in Rivers State.


In the course of the interactive session, Deacon Dele Adesina SAN spoke about the need to reposition the Bar for the benefit of all Nigerian lawyers, particularly the teeming young lawyers. 

He assured the audience that his greatest drive in showing interest in the leadership of the Association at this point in time is solely to serve the Association and the Profession. 


Stressing that, success without successor is a failure, Deacon Dele Adesina SAN emphasised the need to secure the future of the Legal Profession in Nigeria, expand the scope of practice for the teeming young lawyers of the Bar in order to guarantee their success in the Profession and to address the problem of encroachment into the Profession by non-lawyers and organisations.



The consultation continues tomorrow.

Feb 24, 2020

BAYELSA, Nasarawa, Rivers: When Our Justice System no Longer Serves Utilitarian Purposes, There is Imminent Collapse – Richarmond O. Natha-Alade





Events of recent have shown several seismic and qua-tsunami decisions of our courts on several matters of national importance, the apex court inclusive; particularly on teething issues touching on various elections across Nigeria. This is evidenced by sudden twists in order events and natural protocols occasioning controversies and majour division on opinions cum reactions hovering from those decisions. Part of such is evidenced by massive protests across-board and massive filing for review of those decisions.

Feb 23, 2020

Photo Speak: Egbe Amofin Oodua Meeting on 22/02/2020


The meeting of the Egbe Amofin Oodua held yesterday 22/02/2020 at the Aare Afe Babalola Bar Centre, Iyaganku Ibadan. 

Those present include Chief Adeniyi Akintola SAN, Dele Adesina SAN, Attorneys General of Ondo and Oyo States, Former President of NBA Madam Kuye SAN, Dipo Olasope SAN members from different branches of the NBA.

The NBA Branches were also represented by their respective Chair Persons including; NBA Ilorin Chairman Mai Akande Esq, NBA  Offa Branch Chairman, NBA Ilesa Branch Chairman Femi Fafowora Esq., other Branch Chairmen were there including Ikeja, Abeokuta, Ondo, Ado Ekiti, Ikere Ekiti, Okiti Pupa, Ibadan (the host Branch), among others. 

See pictures below -