‘END MY MISERY AND LET ME DIE’; LAWS REACT. 

What could be more pedestrian than that life is sacrosanct? No measure truly can be given it. It is naturally expected that man will not play ducks and drakes with his life as he shouldn't another's. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.  It is for this reason that mobs are … Continue reading ‘END MY MISERY AND LET ME DIE’; LAWS REACT. 

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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

THE LEGALITY OF OPERATION PYTHON DANCE.

When the Department of State Services swooped down on many suspected corrupt judges last year in a Gestapo style raid, many Nigerians were quick to condemn the actions of the DSS as “unconstitutional” and “illegal”. It was not until the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA 2015) was dissected at the trial of Federal Republic of Nigeria v Justice Ademola that it was discovered that the DSS acted within the parameters of the law. It is indeed an insult on the Council of Legal Education in Nigeria for unenlightened Nigerians to be quick to brandish certain actions as “illegal” and “unconstitutional” when host of well-trained lawyers work in the advisory departments of such government agencies that carry out such purported unconstitutional acts.

THE RIGHT TO FREE BASIC EDUCATION NOW ENFORCEABLE IN NIGERIA; AN ANALYSIS OF THE NUANCES OF THE COURT’S DECISION IN LEDAP V MIN OF EDUCATION 

​In what has been considered by many as a judgment long overdue, the Federal High Court sitting at Abuja finally held that basic education be litigious and enforceable in courts of Nigeria. Previously, the right to free basic education was non-justiciable i.e it couldnt be enforced in court. For ease of understanding, an adumbrated explanation … Continue reading THE RIGHT TO FREE BASIC EDUCATION NOW ENFORCEABLE IN NIGERIA; AN ANALYSIS OF THE NUANCES OF THE COURT’S DECISION IN LEDAP V MIN OF EDUCATION 

NIGERIA FOR NIGERIANS

Ours is a land blessed with an abundance of resources and talents. We have everything we need for our daily survival in this country at our disposal. Our rich history and present events suggest that Nigeria will realise the extent of her potentials only when her borders are shut tight. To ascertain the validity of … Continue reading NIGERIA FOR NIGERIANS

JUDGES’ ARREST; THE INCONGRUITIES AND THE LAW – THE NEED TO PUT THE NBA IN THE KNOW! 

​I have resisted the urge to write on the contentious saga of Judges' arrest and investigation but my guards were broken by the protracted misfires on issues of law by esteemed men in the legal business.  I waited earnestly for a reply to the mail I sent the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, M. … Continue reading JUDGES’ ARREST; THE INCONGRUITIES AND THE LAW – THE NEED TO PUT THE NBA IN THE KNOW! 

THE DSS ARREST OF JUDGES- HAD THEY NOT STRUCK IS PAST HISTORY, THEY STRUCK IS HISTORY PASSED

I could not have allowed sleeping dogs lie just like that, not even would I have let go of this issue however it laid doggo, that one would not have heard its slithering escape.  It came along rushing advances that many a people could not have suffered pains of allowing it go by without giving … Continue reading THE DSS ARREST OF JUDGES- HAD THEY NOT STRUCK IS PAST HISTORY, THEY STRUCK IS HISTORY PASSED

Corruption and The Judiciary: An analysis on the Constitutional Duties of the Executive Arm.

It was 1 a.m when it happened; A singular event which by any standard struck a clear cord sharp enough to reach the ears of God.  An historical affront on the judiciary was recorded; most definitely the first of its kind since the end of the military rule in the year 1999.  Nigeria had yet … Continue reading Corruption and The Judiciary: An analysis on the Constitutional Duties of the Executive Arm.

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE SUPREME COURT’S VERDICT IN THE KOGI STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

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

​Dreams of My Nigerian Sunrise.

History has proved sufficiently that as everywhere and always, in every struggle, there were, in order of importance: the fighters, the lukewarm, and the traitors. The sifting process must necessarily begin with the self. The social world in which I grew up was virtually Nigerian – without needing to say so. Nigerian imageries, customs, doctrines, … Continue reading ​Dreams of My Nigerian Sunrise.