Woes of the justice delivery system in Nigeria have been further compounded by the number of cases pending before already overwhelmed judges, who may have abandoned them for political matters.
Inertia is characterised by several adjectives including idleness, static, unimaginative, uninspiring and wimpish.
There is an ill wind blowing through the fabric of our judicial system that may affect all of us ultimately, if not arrested urgently.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued Senate President Godswill Akpabio and nine other former governors in the 10th National Assembly over collection of salaries and pensions as lawmakers.
Yesterday, the National Assembly, the truest custodian and guardian of Nigeria’s democracy, resumed plenary after a 49-day annual recess.
Revenue refers to all receipts the government gets, including taxes, custom duties, revenue from state-owned enterprises, capital revenues and foreign aid. Nigeria operates a Federal Political structure and has three tiers of Government; Federal Government....
The collapse of local government administration into that of the state governments by many governors is a disregard for constitutional provisions giving vent to local government.
Reactions have continued to trail President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s assent to the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria, (Fifth Alteration Act, No.37) 2023, that raised the retirement age of lower court judges by five years.
Sections 143 and 188 of the 1999 Constitution rendered lawmakers powerless in the removal of President and governors, former Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said.
Despite its laudable objectives when it came into effect in 1978, there are certain aspects of the Land Use Act that professionals in land administration can no longer stomach.
Furthermore, education has to be within safe physical reach either by attendance at some reasonably convenient location or via modern technology e.g. online learning programme. (iii) Acceptable form and substance of education including curricu.....