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Re: Presidential amnesty, youths of the Niger Delta and the 1999 constitution

By Akpo Mudiaga-Odje President Umaru Yar’Adua, has unveiled the much awaited amnesty proposals to youths of the Niger Delta and demanded for a change of strategy in our quest to liberate the region from the ceaseless onslaughts and devastating consequences of oil exploration and exploitation going on in the area for almost six decades now.
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Law, the only weapon against injustice, repression — Fashola, others

By Abdulwahab Abdulah LAGOS State Governor, Mr Raji Fashola (SAN) has said the democratic governance in the country would bring about no development unless the criminal justice system receive appropriate attention from both the state and the citizens. In recognition of this, Governor Fashola has promulgated into law,  the criminal procedure law, which he said
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Investors’ protection in Nigeria: How effective are the laws, policies and dispute resolution system? (3)

By Olarotimi Akeredolu At common law, judicial review of the actions and decisions of administrative and statutory bodies has proven to be a sure way to check abuse of discretionary powers. In line with its statutory powers under the Decree to set up committees for the purpose of carrying out its functions, the SEC established
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Deepening the democratic values in Nigeria

By Ikeazor Akaraiwe Democracy is an English word with its root in the Greek word “Demokratra” meaning “popular rule” itself coined from the words “Demo”  meaning “people” and “Kratos” meaning “Rule” or “Strength”. Democracy has many definitions but I think we are fairly well-agreed when we borrow the well-worn definition first popularized by the 16th
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