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
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!
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
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.
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 had to give time to enable me carefully address this issue. The unresolved issues of succession in Nigeria. It is one that is not palatable to me even as I feel it. Although, I may not be directly affected, I am sitting on a wit end to prop up legal sentiments for victims undergoing the … Continue reading THE BOWLEGGED LAWS OF INHERITANCE
The fundamentals of justice are tied to what the court says it is. Whatsoever thought or fashion conceived it to be, it remains at best a virtue so publicly appreciated when it is not only done, but, manifestly and undoubtedly seen to be done. To the extent to which society determines what is good or bad, the better the … Continue reading A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF BODE GEORGE’S TRIAL: THE VIEW POINT OF SOCIETAL JUSTICE.
Is it that they chose this path to decide always often humans by the colour of their pigmentation? Judging people by their prevailing circumstances, against the content of their character just because one is a Negroid or less offensively a Black, is inability to recognize, accept and celebrate the differences of that person. This is pitiful!!! I tend … Continue reading RACISM: A SETBACK TO HUMAN EXISTENCE
The issue of competence is a hotly contested issue. In every spectrum of human endeavour, there are offices or posts designated for persons who possess a certain level of competence, the lack of which dispossesses or threatens the assumption of such posts. In the days of yore, competence to rule varied from consanguineous blood lines … Continue reading SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE – A COMPULSORY REQUIREMENT FOR PRESIDENCY?
Just when it seemed my pen had run dry of juristic ink, battling with what ostensibly was the feeling of the nation's ache has really not been so easy for a while now. I had the conviction that such helplessness is not made to be for a permanent period of time, but for the records, it always … Continue reading THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION: AHEAD OF THE BIGGER MALAISE