Sunday, March 26, 2017

Unini Chioma


Ex-Kwara Commissioner, Moronfoye, Saraki’s Cousin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned a former Special Adviser to the Kwara State Governor on Millennium Development Goals, Ope Saraki, who is also a cousin to Senate President Bukola Saraki for an alleged N371m scam.

1999 Constitutional Amendment

A bad workman, the English say, always quarrels with his tools. So has it been with Nigerians since their first and most thoroughgoing 1960 Constitution, which was amended in 1963 to remove the British Queen as their head of state and create a fourth region, the Mid-West, out of the original three that had emerged from the 1914 amalgamation of the country by its British colonial masters.

Supreme Court

THE recent spate of summary but affirmative decisions of the Supreme Court in hotly contested governorship election petitions gives dire warning of the urgent need for comprehensive electoral reform. Obviously, the Supreme Court relishes its image as a fearsome exponent of legal realism.