(#NBA2018AGC): Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 2018 Annual General Conference (AGC) Programme
Posted: 23/Aug/2018

58th Annual General Conference (#NBA2018AGC) of the NBA scheduled to hold from August 26 – 30, 2018.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Transition, Transformation and Sustainable Institutions” and the venue is the International Conference Center, FCT – Abuja, Nigeria.

Below is the Programme

Day Time Events Venue Attendees
 Friday 24

August

2018

 

1.30pm –

2.30pm

 

Jumat service

 

 

 

Secretariat staff

 

Abuja National

Mosque,

1012, Sani Abacha

Way, Central Business

District, Abuja

 

NBA members

  2.30pm –

4.00pm

Visit to Children’s Ward of the Wuse General Hospital Wuse General

Hospital,

15, Conakry Street, wuse Zone 3, Abuja

NBA members

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday

25 August

2018

7.00am –

10.00am

 

10 Kilometer Charity Walk

/Aerobics

Take off is from NBA House to final point NBA Members
  8.00am – 6pm

 

Collection of Materials A Class Park Event Centre Delegates

 

  10am Visit to Kuje Prisons

 

 

 

 

Kuje Prisons,

O9 Dodi-Chikuku

Road, Kuje,Abuja

Invitees
 Sunday 26

August

2018

8.00am –

6.00pm

Collection of Conference

Materials

 

A CLASS Park, Maitama. Delegates
  9.30am –

11.30am

Thanksgiving Sunday Service Garki Pro Cathedral Area 3, Garki, Abuja NBA members
  1.00pm –

3.00pm

Pre-conference NEC Meeting NBA House, National

Secretariat

Auditorium

Plot 1101,

Mohammadu Buhari

Way, Central Business

District, Abuja

NEC members

only

  4.00pm –

5.30pm

Chief Justice of Nigeria Cocktail  CJN Venue Invited Guests
  7.30pm –

9.00pm

Opening Ceremony Africa Hall Delegates/

Invited Guests

 

 

  9.00pm –

9.30pm

Opening of Friendship Centre Friendship Centre Delegates
         

 

Monday 27

August

2018

7.00am – 8.00am

 

 

Aerobics

 

 

 

Yoga

 

Abuja Mini Stadium,

Area 10,

Garki

 

Jabi Lake view,

Jabi

Delegates

 

 

 

   

 

9.00am –

10.30 am

 

 

Opening Plenary:

 

1.       Key Note Address by

H.E. Nana Addo

Dankwa Akufo-Addo,

President of the

Republic and

Commander in Chief of

the Ghana Armed Forces

 

2.       Conversation with

President of Ghana

 

 

Africa Hall

 

 

Delegates /

Invited Guests

  10.30am –

11.00am

Tea Break Suleja Garden Delegates
  11.00am –

12.30pm

Plenary  Session 1 Political Transition and Governance:

 

Political Transitions in Africa- Lessons to Learn

 

Political Transition and Governance:

 

Electioneering and Citizenry

Perspective

 

Africa  Hall Delegates
  12.30pm –

2.00pm

Lunch

 

M&M Event Centre Delegates
  2.00pm –

2.30pm

LUNCH TIME PLENARY

SESSION

 

Presidency’s National Social

Investment Programme (NSIP)

Africa  Hall Delegates

 

  2.30pm –

4.00pm

Parallel Breakout sessions:

 

Break out session 1 – Deepening Democracy: Focus on Legislative

and Executive Collaboration

 

Break Out Session 2 –

Roles of Millennial in transition and institution building

 

Break Out Session 3 – Impact of Poverty on the

Economy and Ease of Doing

Business

 

Breakout Session 4 –

 

The Impact of Crypto currency in

the Deposit Insurance Space

 

by

Nigeria Deposit Insurance

Corporation (NDIC) session

 

Breakout Session 5-

Indigenous Petroleum Producers

Group session

 

 

Africa Hall

 

 

 

Marquee 1

 

 

 

Marquee 2

 

 

 

Marquee 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  4.00pm  –

6.00pm

Sports and Fitness/ Football Tournament Abuja Mini Stadium Delegates

 

  6.00pm –

9.00pm

 

Premiere of  Witness Box- Film Show  by Roots Media Platforms Ltd.

Africa Hall Delegates
 Tuesday 28

August

2018

6.00am – 2.00pm

 

 

Golf Tournament IBB Golf & Country Club Delegates
  7.00am – 8.00am

 

 

Aerobics

 

 

 

Yoga

 

 

Abuja Mini Stadium,

Area 10,

Garki

 

Jabi Lake View, Jabi

Delegates

 

 

   

9.00am –

10.00am

SPECIAL PLENARY  SPECIAL SESSION

for the Vice President of Nigeria: Highlighting Nigeria’s Economic

Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP)

 

 

Africa Hall

 

Delegates

 

  10.00am –

11.30am

 

Plenary 2

Sustainable Economic

Development

Africa Hall Delegates
  11.30am –

12.00 noon

Tea Break Suleja Garden Delegates
  12.00noon

– 1.30pm

Plenary 3

Diversity and Inclusion

 

Africa Hall Delegates
  1.30pm –

2.30pm

Lunch M&M Event Centre Delegates
  2.30pm –

4.00pm

Parallel Breakout Sessions:

 

Break Out Session 1 – Managing Transition and transformation of the Nigerian Oil and Gas

Industry

 

Breakout Session 2 –

Smash the Ceiling; Smash the Glass -The problems of retention of women and promotion to

leadership

 

Breakout Session 3 – Black Market of Everything

 

Breakout Session 4 –

Financial Inclusion and Wealth

Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Hall

 

 

 

 

Marquee 1

 

 

 

 

 

Marquee 2

 

 

Marquee 3

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates

  4.00pm Sports and Fitness/ Football Tournament Abuja Mini Stadium Delegates

 

  5.00pm Live Band/DJ

 

Anchored by: Ambassador

Wahala

Friendship Centre Delegates
         
  6.00pm –

9.00pm

UnBARed Concert

 

Africa  Hall Ticketed
Wednesday

29 August

2018

7.00am – 8.00am

 

 

Aerobics

 

 

 

Yoga

 

Abuja Mini Stadium,

Area 10,

Garki

 

Jabi Lakeview, Jabi

Delegates

 

 

 

Delegates

 

   

9.00am –

10.30am

 

Plenary 4

Rule of Law and Security

 

Africa Hall

 

Delegates

   

10.30am –

11.00am

 

Tea Break

 

Suleja Garden  Delegates
  11.00am –

12.30pm

Parallel Breakout Sessions:

Breakout  Session 1 – Technological Disruptions

 

Break out Session 2 –

Institutionalizing the War Against Corruption- new approaches to assets tracing and recovery

 

 

Breakout Session 3 – Special

Session with the Chief Justice of

Nigeria on … Access to Justice

 

Breakout Session 4 – Emergence of Disruptive Technology in

Legal Education and Legal

Practice

 

Breakout Session 5 – Addressing the Justice Gap in Law – A cross

Boarder perspective

 

 

Marque 1

 

 

Marquee 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa Hall

 

 

 

Marquee 3

 

 

 

Executive Hall

 

Delegates

 

 

Delegates

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates

 

 

 

Delegates

 

 

 

Delegates

  12.30pm –

2.00pm

Lunch M&M Events Centre Delegates
  2.00pm – 2.30pm

 

2.00pm – 2.15pm

 

2.15pm –

2.30pm

LUNCH TIME PLENARY

SESSION

 

Microsoft- Legal Mail 15

 

 

Total Ancent (Founders of TACORA) presentation on..

Learning without boarders by

Tosin Okojie

Executive  Hall Delegates

 

  2.30pm –

4.00pm

Parallel Breakout Sessions:

Breakout Session 1 – Financial

Technology

 

 

Breakout Session 2  (NBA SBL) – Building the Institutions to support

Fiscal and Economic Reforms

 

Breakout Session 3 (NBA SLP) – The Rights of lawyers and legal obligations of law enforcement agencies- need for collaboration not confrontation

 

Breakout Session 4 (NBA

SPIDEL) –

 

Topic 1: State Policing and National Security- prospects and challenges

 

Topic 2: Executive Orders- The

Concept, Application and

Implications for Rule of Law

 

 

 

Executive Hall

 

 

 

 

Marquee 1

 

 

 

Marquee 2

 

 

 

 

 

Marquee 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates

  4.00pm  –

6.00pm

Sports and Fitness/ Football Tournament Abuja Mini Stadium Delegates

 

  4.00pm –

5.00pm

Annual General Meetings of

NBA Sections

 

–          Section on Legal

Practice

 

–          SPIDEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marquee 2

 

Marquee 3

Delegates
4.30 –

6.30pm

 

Annual General Meeting/

Cocktail of Section on Business

Law

 

Marquee 1

 

 

 

 

 
  5.00pm –

7.00pm

Comedy Show/ Cultural Dance

Festival /Fashion parade/ Raffle

Draw (Car Exhibition)

 

 

 

Friendship Centre Delegates
  5.00pm-

6.30pm

Novelty Match

 

NBA v. FIDA

 

Abuja Mini Stadium Delegates
  7.30pm –

9.30pm

NBA PRESIDENT’S DINNER Main Hall Ticketed
 Thursday

30 August,

2018

7.00am – 8.00am

 

 

Aerobics

 

 

 

Yoga

 

Abuja Mini Stadium,

Area 10,

Garki

 

Jabi Lakeview, Jabi

Delegates

 

 

  9.00am –

10.30am

CLOSING PLENARY

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Reforms Agenda

Africa Hall Delegates
  11.00am –

2.00pm

Annual General Meeting

 

 

Africa  Hall NBA  Members
Friday 31st

August,

2018

 

9.00am – 10.00am

 

Communiqué & Press

Conference

 

NBA National

Secretariat

Auditorium

NBA  Members

 

  10.00am-12 noon Handing Over Ceremony NBA National

Secretariat

Auditorium

NBA members
         

By Unini Chioma
Thenigerialawyer News