"Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law." — MARGARET THATCHER. Whether the rule of law has sufficiently had its dominance on our … Continue reading RULE OF LAW IN NIGERIA; A ONCE UPON A TIME
There comes a time or period of general economic decline typically accompanied by a drop in the stock market, an increase in unemployment, and a decline in the housing market. It is a period called economic recession; a disease that is first caused by the ruler, head of federal reserve, or the entire administration, but … Continue reading THE BLAME GAME
Hackneyed squabbles occurred as of late due to carnal relationships between two strange bed fellows; a parson and a stripper. The facts of this case are in no way terse, as bulk of it is an uncorroborated accusation from a disputant of questionable credibility, while the rest is constituted of demurrals from an accused with … Continue reading PASTOR V PEELER; DISCREDITING THE WITNESS
The purpose of this piece is not to evaluate the depth of injustice that has been done to the famous Political activist and Radio Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu by the State Security Service (SSS) in the past years or even during the course of his hearing in Nigeria. The SSS continuously disobey a standing court … Continue reading NNAMDI KANU’S TRIAL AT THE ECOWAS COURT: JUSTICE OR DOUBLE JEOPARDY?
Today, March 15, 2017, makes it the third day that our President receives papers and assumes his official duties as the number one citizen of our dear Nation. It is true that for over 52 days, our President has been away for matters that must have been health related. With warmness is he presumed welcome … Continue reading DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA: AN EPOCH OF TWO SAILORS?
Time and time again has come to show, perchance any little to go by the splitting dissatisfaction of election results in my dear country, it is that the aggrieved or grieving party always than not carry their grievance beyond the doormat of party settlement into the innings of election tribunals for resolution. It is such … Continue reading A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE SUPREME COURT’S VERDICT IN THE KOGI STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION
The law should not be enacted to cope and thrive in impossible circumstances. It would be reasonable for lawmakers to carefully evaluate factors such as; atmosphere, culture and living conditions of the populace before and even after any policy or law is enacted if such principle of law is to thrive. The reasons are not … Continue reading THE RECENTLY SIGNED LAGOS STATE PROPERTY PROTECTION LAW: STILL A FAR CRY FROM BRILLIANCE.
I just want to pack my bag and baggage, and leave this place for good or bad or both. I am tired of waking up every morning just to count black faces – I am sorry, did I hurt your feelings? It is all social media, a perfect place for you to attack every statement … Continue reading MY BLACK BRAIN BOX
Edolites will troop out in less than few days, precisely September 28th, 2016 to vote. I mean to cast their ballots for the candidate of their choice. After much toss and game play of the electorates by those officials responsible, it is expected that something good comes out of Israel on said day. It is … Continue reading MORE THAN ONE PENNY FOR THOUGHT TO TAKE DOWN AHEAD OF THE EDO STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS
Even though the duty of government to provide for the needs of its citizens is not binding constitutionally especially in Nigeria as sections 17(3)(a)(b)(c) of the constitution which provide that; “The state shall direct its policy towards ensuring that- all citizens, without discrimination on any group whatsoever, have the opportunity for securing adequate means of … Continue reading RUINAS DE LA JUSTICIA