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“Her name is not on the Roll of Lawyers”– NBA denies disqualified BBNaija housemate, Beauty

Former ‘Level Up’ housemate, Beauty Tukura has continued to make headlines after her disqualification from the Big Brother Naija reality show.

Beauty Tukura who got into the Big Brother house with claims of being a lawyer is now being under investigation after she was denied by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). 

The First Vice President of the Nigeria Bar Association, John Aikpokpo-Martins, has dismissed reports making rounds that Beauty is a lawyer.

He claims that the former beauty queen’s name did not come up in the Roll of Legal Practitioners in the Supreme Court and the Nigerian Bar Association.

His full statement reads:


“My attention and I guess of a large number of lawyers in Nigeria have been drawn to news reports that one Beauty Tukura, who is claimed and/or claims to be a lawyer participated and also got ignominiously disqualified from the on-going Big Brother Naija reality show “for throwing her wig and glasses at” a co-participant in the show after a party.

“These reports have been very embarrassing to most members of the legal profession and may in all reasonable probability bring the profession into disrepute if found to be true. A quick check of the databases of the Roll of Legal Practitioners kept in the Supreme Court and the Nigerian Bar Association failed to reveal the name “Beauty Tukura” to be on the Supreme Court Roll or to be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

“However, I hereby appeal to anyone who may be aware of her true name assuming we may have gotten her real name wrong to reach out to me.

“Thank you.”

His statement garnered the following reactions:

Olushola: “After rain comes sunshine, Omo this one na after rain comes earthquake ooo.” 

_the_machoman: “Make una calm down, e fit be say she never go Bar before she enter house.” 

Iam_naydu: “Her village people follow am enter Big brother.” 

Sugar_cubeten: “If she isn’t a lawyer yet, she shouldn’t have said she is o Cos she for don know say they’ll come for her.” 

Omalichaveefab: “The way they dug out her info can they also dig out and solve illegal national issues ? Misplaced priority.” 

Dawnwilliamss: “ on issues like this, they can be proactive. It’s not important to us.” 

Abekesclassics: “I’m wondering why they needed to check though ‍♀️‍♀️.” 

Oluwaseunsakaba45: “Maybe she be lawyer for abroad .” 

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