Jos – The need to shed cultural/traditional beliefs or practice which make the discussion of matters relating to sex or sexuality with children has been gaining ground in Nigeria and Africa in recent times.Read More
By Emmanuel Majebi The recent sack of the Managing Directors and Executive Directors of 5 Nigerian bank – Intercontinental Bank PLC, Fin Bank, Union Bank, Oceanic Bank and Afribank – brought to the fore one of the major reasons why our country may not proceed too far on the path of development in a hurry
By Emeka Ajaegbo The problem of 37 new Local Government Areas or Local Council Development Areas created by the Lagos State Government was created by what we call the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and its operations or implementation. How? Section 2(2) of the said 1999 Constitution provides; â€œNigeria shall be a
By Emeka Ngige The phrase â€œdue processâ€ is not new in our legal lexicon. Itâ€™s a phrase which I cannot say how it originated. I became acquainted with the phrase after reading the celebrated case of Gabriel Madukolu & Ors Vs Johnson Nkemdilim (1962) ALL N.L.R (Reprint) 581. I believe it was the first case
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), will from August 17, 2009, start its week long annual conference in Lagos, which will bring together over 8,000 lawyers. The theme for this yearâ€™s conference is â€˜Underdeveloped Nations, Failed Economies and Future of the Legal Professionâ€™.. .Read More
The amnesty granted to Niger Delta militants has taken-off, with little hitches so far. At least, from reports available, some of the militantsÂ have started laying down their arms, while some others are still giving condition for the total surrender of their arms, which is accomplished, will restore peace to the trouble Niger Delta region.
As the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja division, handling the trial of the former Chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Olabode George and five others charged over alleged contracts splitting and inflation draws curtains on the case, both the prosecution and the defendants are in high spirits for the final judgment of the trail court.Read More
Prof Sonni Gwanle Tyoden, Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos bared his mind recently on issues relating to the institution and the university sector generally.
By Abdulwahab Abdulah Anthony George-Ikoli made headlines four years ago when he emerged the first Senior Advocate of Nigeria from Bayelsa state. Since then, George-Ikoli had gone further to become the first SAN to occupy the office of the Attorney-General of the state. It is a great challenge to this silk as he has to
By Innocent Anaba The Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged US Secretary of State Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton to use her visit to Nigeria scheduled to begin on August 10 2009, to press the Nigerian government to exercise sufficient political will and good faith to fight high level official corruption in the country,