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Why the Delta state governorship election tribunal upheld Uduaghan’s election

By Innocent Anaba The judgment of the Delta State Governorship Election Tribunal which dismissed the petition filed by the Action Congress’ governorship candidate for the state, Mr. Peter Okocha against the election of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate came to mane as a surprise. This is because not many people knew the
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Amnesty and the Niger Delta

By Hessington Okolo According to the Black’s Law Dictionary sixth edition, Amnesty  means ‘a sovereign act of forgiveness for past acts, granted by a government to all persons ( or to certain class of persons) who have been guilty of crime or delict, generally political offenses- treason, sedition, rebellion, draft evasion, and often conditioned upon
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Cash before treatment in Nigerian Hospitals: * doctors, lawyers, other Nigerians react

…blame government for failing to provide effective healthcare system By Innocent Anaba, AbdulWahab Abdulah and Chioma Obinna There is a dangerous trend in the healthcare delivery service across the country, which Nigerians have lived with all these years and have expressed disgust over the development. It is the demand for cash deposits before a patient
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CJN must monitor Judges’ handling electoral matters

By Innocent Anaba The recent allegations against the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, which sat on appeal over the Abia Govwernorship Election Tribunal, has continued to elicit reactions. Nigerian Coalition for Justice, a civil society group,  had petition the National Judicial Council (NJC), to investigate allegation of corruption in the process that led
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Group, activists challenge N/A on rules of procedure for courts on election matters

By Onyema Omenuwa If Lagos pro-democracy, constitutionaland human rights law group, the Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has its way, the National Assembly will cease to make rules of procedure for courts in respect of election matters. Really, the group has embarked on a quest to achieve this feat, which promises to alter political equations
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Amnesty and the Niger Delta

By Hessington Okolo According to the Black’s Law Dictionary sixth edition, Amnesty means ‘a sovereign act of forgiveness for past acts, granted by a government to all persons ( or to certain class of persons) who have been guilty of crime or delict, generally political offenses- treason, sedition, rebellion, draft evasion, and often conditioned upon
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CJN and Judges handling of electoral matters

By Innocent Anaba The recent allegations against the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, which sat on appeal over the Abia Govwernorship Election Tribunal, has continued to elicit reactions. Nigerian Coalition for Justice, a civil society group,  had petition the National Judicial Council (NJC), to investigate allegation of corruption in the process that led
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