The NBA is the umbrella body of all lawyers admitted to practice law in Nigeria. It is engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria. It has an observer status with the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, and a working partnership with many national and international non-governmental organizations concerned with human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria and in Africa.
A lawyer’s admission into the NBA is automatic having satisfied the members of the Body of Benchers with the requirements of good character and proficiency in the Bar Final Examination. The NBA is made up of 88 branches, spread across the 36 states of Nigeria. With a membership base of about 55,000, it is reputed to be the largest professional association in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
BPW - Nigeria is a pressure group, and opinion-making group, non-partisan, not for profit and non-sectarian. It is one of the world's largest organised networks of business and professional women in the world. It actively promotes women into decision-making positions.
BPW - Nigeria is affiliated to the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW/BPW International). ... [according to site editor's information]
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) is the umbrella professional body for bankers in Nigeria. The principal responsibilities include the determination of the standards of knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the banking profession, conducting professional examinations leading to the award of certificates and ensuring the furtherance , maintenance and observation of ethical standards and professionalism among practitioners of the banking profession in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]
The aims and objectives of the CITN are
* To determine what standards of knowledge and skills are to be attained by persons seeking to become registered members of the taxation profession.
* To raise, maintain and regulate the standard of taxation practice amongst its members.
* To promote professional ethics and efficiency in tax administration and practice.
* To encourage, promote and co-ordinate research for the advancement of taxation practice and administration in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]