That obscene third-term campaign
For some undemocratic and diabolic reasons, the difference between three years and three terms is getting blurred among a set of the ruling political class.
‘Section 10 of the 1999 Constitution creates controversies’
Ms Ummahani Amin, Managing Partner of Metropolitan Law Firm, in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, spoke on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), insecurity and Child Rights’ Act. She also talked about Islamic personal law, finance, and sharia.
‘We must unbundle the 1999 Constitution’
Professor Nnamdi Obiaraeri is the former Dean, Faculty of law, Imo State University. In this interview with COLLINS OSUJI, the legal scholar answered the question of insecurity, governance, and rule of law, concluding that the 1999 constitution as amended must be unbundled.
To make Nigeria’s foreign policy significant
As we noted yesterday on this page, the expediency of restructuring Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives today cannot be over-emphasised.
Termination of employment is not a ground for disqualification of a candidate under 1999 Constitution
The appellant and the 1st respondent contested for the National Assembly primary election conducted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to select its candidate for the House of Representatives for the Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency of Benue State in the general election slated for 14th February 2015.
Absence of governance
It is one of the tragedies of Nigeria’s warped federal system of government that governance at the state level in the country is riddled with fundamental constitutional flaws, personality cults and deep contradictions.
‘1999 constitution, a fallacy that must be discontinued’
A lecturer from the University of Benin, Dr Pedro Obaseki has described the 1999 Constitution as a fallacy that must be discontinued if Nigeria must move forward. He called that the document, which was the most dastardly act of the military needed to be reconstructed so that Nigerians can have direct say on how they…
Buhari as minister of petroleum resources
Without a doubt, Section 138 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, bars the President of Nigeria from taking any paid employment or holding executive office in any capacity.
Southern leaders insist on new constitution
A statement yesterday by the Chairman of the group, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, said restructuring would not meaningfully be done by amendment to the existing 1999 Constitution, and therefore proposed a new constitution to be adopted by the people through a referendum.