Unconstitutionality of Ekiti State governor’s removal procedure
THE fourth republic adventure by Nigeria has brought the 1999 constitution into prominence than any other constitution that has governed the entity called Nigeria. The Court has been heavily saddled with making pronouncements of constitutional substance that are germane to the progress and development of Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
‘Nigerian constitution needs surgical operation’
Do you think there is going to be change in our constitution in this coming dispensation? The process of changing constitution is very cumbersome and the elected president has a lot to do.
Where claimant proofs his case with credible evidence, the onus shifts (1)
THE Appellant having led credible relevant evidence in proof of his pleadings, that there was no re-organisation in the Civil Service. The evidence led by Appellant has rebutted the contention of the Respondents on that point.
Don tasks Law Reform Commission on new laws
A UNIVERSITY don and first Nigerian Professor of Company Security law, Professor Joseph Efeyemineni Abugu has suggested that the Nigerian Law reform commission should have the direct responsibility of proposing law reform legislation to the legislative arm of government.
Nigerian lawyer appointed speaker at international legislative drafting conference
A Nigerian lawyer, Dr. Tonye Clinton Jaja has been named as one of the speakers and co-organisers of the International Conference on Legislative Drafting and Law Reform.
Ekiti APC lawmakers withdraw suit against Fayose, others
The lawmakers had filed the suit against the state governor, Ayo Fayose and others to challenge the purported impeachment of Adewale Omirin as Speaker, and the running of the House by only the seven members of the House who are members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination law and essence of implementation
IT was a cheery news for millions of Nigerians living with HIV, when President Goodluck Jonathan on February 3, 2015, signed the Human Immune Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) Anti-Discrimination bill 2014 into law.
INEC, a proactive executive body in nation building
The cumulative effects of the contributions of these bodies as aptly captured by S.153 (1) (a) – (n) of the 1999 CFRN (As Amended) should as a matter of concern rejuvenates any government that has gone comatested.
Former director sues Lagos for alleged non- compliance with court order
FORMER director in Lagos State Civil Service, Dr. Kunle Okusanmi has dragged a Lagos government to court over alleged failure to obey Appeal Court order to pay all his entitlement since July 1999.
Ajibade tasks Buhari/Osinbajo on justice sector reforms
A SENIOR advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade has tasked the incoming government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to select the right personnel to head all the various agencies that have a bearing on the justice sector.
Nigeria needs constitutional court for election cases, says Adejumo
I will counsel those sitting in our tribunals to be in charge and avoid unnecessary interlocutory applications. If for instance, an applicant has issues, which he does not agree with, all of such could be taken together upon appeal. In my view, the psychology and philosophy behind that is justifiable.