Wednesday, September 19, 2018

High court has unlimited jurisdiction in chieftaincy matters (4)

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HOLDEN AT ABUJA ON FRIDAY, THE 13TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2015 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS IBRAHIM T. MUHAMMAD JUSTICE, SUPREMECOURT JOHN A. FABIYI JUSTICE,...

Leaving ICC Is Not an Option for Africa

The proposal by leaders at the African Union to move forward a policy of "collective withdrawal" from the Rome Statute, the foundational treaty of...

Buhari’s Anti-corruption War Bearing Fruits, By Louis Okoroma

Nigeria’s image is changing. The country is now seen in a better light as a country that wants to do things differently, otherwise the...

Male circumcision and the law

My grandmother was a midwife who ran a thriving maternity home from 1972 to 1995. In her practice, she carried out male circumcisions only....

Senate Standing Rules: The Imperatives Of Ekweremadu’s Petition

The Punch Newspaper recently hyped the so-called called alleged forgery of Senate Standing Rule. In a report that borders on an unrelenting media trial...

Justice: Loss of public confidence – Lawyers alone not to blame...

“I have referred to all these examples to show the role played by clients themselves in contributing to the malaise affecting our justice delivery...

Sending corrupt judges to jail

BY his statement last week that the present administration has vowed to ensure that corrupt judges face criminal prosecution and forfeiture of assets, the...

Supreme Court Verdict On Rivers State Governorship Matter & Related Issues:...

The heart of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) is filled with joy and encouragement concerning...

Lawyers divided over “holding charge

A coalition, Civil Societies Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), over the directive by the Chief Judge (CJ)of...

Metuh’s cuffs and fight against graft

One of the most enduring images from the past fortnight was the court appearance, in Abuja, of the spokesman for the PDP Olisa Metuh,...

Nigerian Parliament