Much ado about NBA’s e-voting
These are not the best of times for the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Efforts to organize an electronic voting to elect new national officers have been anything but smooth.The situation is aggravated by the fact that its annual general conference, which happens to be the time for the national officers....
In defence of executive order No. 6
The overwhelmingly negative public reaction to the Preservation Of Suspicious Assets Connected With Corruption And Other Relevant Offences Order (Executive Order No. 6 of 2018) recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari is somewhat surprising, given that virtually everyone agrees that corruption is an endemic malaise....
The power of precedents
In mature democracies, pre-Trump at least, politicians speak with circumspection, for a variety of reasons. They typically make allowances for not fully knowing the minds of voters or being able to see into the future and the possibility that there are pertinent facts which may not yet be at their disposal.
Stakeholders call for amendment of rape law
Stakeholders have called for the amendment of the rape law to accommodate other sexual offences, saying men are also victims of rape.They made the call in Lagos during the launch of a book titled: “It’s My Decision” written by Ogechi Alabi.
Couple slams N360m suit against hospital over alleged negligence
A Lagos couple has filed N360m suit against a hospital over alleged negligence that resulted in the death of their baby at childbirth at the Lagos high court, Igbosere. The couple, Mr. Eyitayo Mumuney and his wife Stella Mumuney, in their writ of summon marked ....
State police, panacea for Nigeria’s security challenges
On paper, the protection of lives and property of every Nigerian is the priority of government at all levels. In reality, the evidences suggest otherwise.
Does president or faction of senate have power to reconvene upper legislative chamber on vacation?
There has, of recent, been some focus and hoopla about whether or not the president, or some 30 All Progressive Congress (APC) senators can forcefully reconvene...
Firm seizes healthcare ambulances over alleged non-payment of debt
Optimal Specialist Hospital has levied execution of the judgment of the Yaba Magistrate Court, which empowered them to recover debt from UNIC Healthcare Limited.
LEDAP threatens suit against National Assembly defectors
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has threatened to sue 15 members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) senators in National Assembly who defected...