Hon. Justice Grace Modupe Onyeabo Passes Away: Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch

By | September 3, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Honourable Justice Grace Modupe Onyeabo of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch, has passed away on August 27, 2023. The news was announced by the Executive Committee of the NBA Lagos Branch.


Honourable Justice Grace Modupe Onyeabo, a distinguished and respected member of the Nigerian Bar Association, sadly passed away on Sunday, 27 August 2023. The Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch, formally announced the news of her demise.

Justice Onyeabo dedicated her life to the pursuit of justice and upholding the rule of law. Her legacy as a legal luminary will forever be engraved in the annals of Nigerian legal history. She was known for her unwavering commitment to fairness, integrity, and professionalism.

Born in Nigeria, Justice Onyeabo obtained her law degree from the prestigious University of Lagos. She was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar and embarked on a remarkable legal career that spanned over three decades. Her exceptional knowledge of the law, coupled with her strong work ethic, garnered her numerous accolades and elevated her to the position of a High Court Judge.

Throughout her illustrious career, Justice Onyeabo presided over countless landmark cases and delivered judgments that set legal precedents. Her sharp intellect, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to justice earned her the admiration and respect of her peers and colleagues.

Outside the courtroom, Justice Onyeabo was known for her compassion and dedication to mentoring young lawyers. She was a strong advocate for gender equality and played an instrumental role in empowering women in the legal profession. Her legacy as a trailblazer and role model for aspiring lawyers will continue to inspire generations to come.

The legal community mourns the loss of a remarkable jurist and a true icon of justice. Justice Grace Modupe Onyeabo’s contributions to the Nigerian legal system will be remembered with great admiration and reverence. May her soul rest in eternal peace..