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Controversial Nigerian-Born Lawyer Wants the Court to Affirm His Citizenship

Controversial Nigerian-Born Lawyer Wants the Court to Affirm His Citizenship

Amid an ongoing investigation by the Liberia National Bar Association on the authenticity of the citizenship of Ndubusi Nwabudike, the Nigerian-born lawyer has petitioned the Civil Law Court for a declaratory judgement on his Liberian citizenship.

LNBA to Probe NEC Chairman Designate’s Citizenship

The Liberia National Bar Association has mandated its Grievance and Ethics Committee to investigate issues around the authenticity of the citizenship of Cllr. Ndubusi Nwabudike. Questions about the Nigerian-born lawyer’s naturalization emerged after he was nominated as chair of the National Elections Commission.

Liberia National Bar Association Disapproves of New Supreme Court Justice’s Induction

A ceremony marking the official induction of Judge Yusif Kaba as the new associate justice to the Supreme Court became sour on Monday following a statement from the president of the Liberia National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, stating that the lawyers organziation disapproved of Kaba’s induction.

Full Transcript: Cllr. Gongloe’s Remarks at the Seating of Associate Justice Kaba

The official position of the Liberian National Bar Association has been and still is that the removal of Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh was unconstitutional. The LNBA maintains that the bill of impeachment was a product of the violation of a court order, that the impeachment was done without a procedure prescribed by the legislature as required by Article 43 of the constitution and that, by the removal of Justice Ja’neh for performing his legal duty, the Senate violated Article 73 of the constitution.