Monday, August 20, 2018

Much ado about arrest of judges/justices (II)

Issue three DSS men breaking into the houses of the suspected judges/justices, by force. On the authority of Section 149(2) of the ACJA 2015, where access...

When DSS invaded judges’ enclave

There is a sharp division among members of the public and the legal profession over the propriety of last weekend’s raids on the houses...

How The Judiciary Burnt Its Fingers By Joe Igbokwe

Many Nigerian may think that the menace, rascality and corruption in the judiciary started just yesterday. No it did not. It dates back to...

International Day of the Girl Child: Abused By Her Father, By...

Let’s end child marriage, let’s keep the girl child in school, let’s advocate for restoring dignity to the girl child. Let’s pledge this day...

Much ado about DSS arrest of some judges/justices

In what he tagged a preliminary opinion on the controversy triggered by the arrest of some judges and justices by security operatives, a lawyer...

Basic Guide To Arguing Either In Favour Or Against The Recent...

Before you argue either in favour of the recent arrests of some judicial officers by the DSS, it is important that most of you...

Why Should the ‘Rule of Law’ Apply Only to a Few?,...

…there is something so terribly wrong with a society in which a poor citizen caught stealing can spend years in jail, while “authority thieves”...

DSS Raid: Fight Against Corruption Or Attack On Political Foes? By...

I might want to first thank my readers who kept in touch with me to comment on the recent happenings in Nigeria concerning the...

Court can convict on voluntary extra-judicial confession – Supreme Court

TUNDE ASIMI v. THE STATE In the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Abuja, Friday, May 20, 2016 Suit Number: SC.331/2012 CORAM SULEIMAN GALADIMA OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI MUSA...

DSS and its aversion to the rule of law

The Department of State Services’ ways of conducting itself in a manner reminiscent of the dark days of the military when there...

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