MALAMI’S JITTERY UNBECOMING FOR NIGERIANS

In spite of the crass flout of the rule of the law in Nigeria, the rule of law is one such that ought to be followed ideally in a sane society and its meaning would be best appreciated in present day governance in our everyday living each time we recall what had happened when there was no rule of law. But, that does not seem to be as one can hardly rack ones brain to recall upon a time the rule of law ever existed in this country. When a child can no longer or her hands too short to scratch the very centre part of her back where it itches her the most, she will unknowingly draw the attention of people to her rescue, one will by then realize that what has been covered with clothing has unknowingly been exposed to the public.

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THE BITTER TRUTHS; A WALK INTO FIRDAUS’ CONTROVERSY

“I submit that an individual who breaks a law  that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.”                     — … Continue reading THE BITTER TRUTHS; A WALK INTO FIRDAUS’ CONTROVERSY

CRITICAL LEGAL REVIEWS ON THE ABDULRASHEED MAINA’S SCANDAL

At a time in the political history of this country this issue seemed to have been nipped. Perchance, by some instruments at the corridors of power mention of the alleged disappearance of a whooping N 17 billion of the N 24 billion the Federal Government set aside for payment of pension liabilities to its workers … Continue reading CRITICAL LEGAL REVIEWS ON THE ABDULRASHEED MAINA’S SCANDAL

CRITICAL LEGAL REVIEWS ON THE ABDULRASHEED MAINA’S SCANDAL

At a time in the political history of this country this issue seemed to have been nipped. Perchance, by some instruments at the corridors of power mention of the alleged disappearance of a whooping N 17 billion of the N 24 billion the Federal Government set aside for payment of pension liabilities to its workers … Continue reading CRITICAL LEGAL REVIEWS ON THE ABDULRASHEED MAINA’S SCANDAL

DESIGNATED SPECIAL COURTS ARE SUPERIOR COURTS OF RECORD IN NIGERIA

  The directive issued by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen) to all Chief Judges of the various states that they designate special court (s) in their jurisdiction for the sole purpose of handling corruption cases, seemed not to have conveniently drained down the throat of some lawyers. The said directive … Continue reading DESIGNATED SPECIAL COURTS ARE SUPERIOR COURTS OF RECORD IN NIGERIA

A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ON ELECTORAL REFORMS IN NIGERIA

  The need to create balance within a political milieu and its undocumented realities have often time been the major focus of successive electoral reforms in most developing countries. The internalization of this framework is an issue of the government in power given the frequent structural and procedural changes in the way and manner elections … Continue reading A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ON ELECTORAL REFORMS IN NIGERIA

PDP AND THE ONDO FIGHT- A LEGAL OPINION

The ongoing melodrama in Ondo State concerning who should legally emerge as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the imminent state gubernatorial election come 26th, November is really worthy of an appropriate legal examination. For the equitable sake of clarity, the ongoing fracas started with the substitution of the name of Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) … Continue reading PDP AND THE ONDO FIGHT- A LEGAL OPINION