Plans are underway by the Federal Government to remove subsidies on petrol and electricity in 2022, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, has said.
APEX Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the Anambra State Government, yesterday, saluted Prof. Ben Nwabueze, as he turned 90, saying his intellectual prowess, courage, ingenuity, patriotism and hard work distinguished him among other Nigerians.
14 Nov 2020
Elder statesman, Ben Nwabueze yesterday lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the Nigerian government under him to subvert the constitution and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act. The constitutional lawyer in a statement entitled, “Nigeria under President Buhari is not a constitutional democracy but a regime of the personal rule”, noted that the…
12 Jun 2020
Constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze, yesterday said the Executive Order 10 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari was a subversion of the federal system.
28 Apr 2020
Richard Osuolale Abimbola Akinjide died a few days ago at the age of 88 years, much-loathed, much liked. I have no scale with which to measure the specific tonnage of the loathing and the liking but this is an indication that the courageous lawyer and politician was a great political gladiator....
21 Apr 2020
The pandemic now referred to as ‘Covid-19’ is a very familiar situation and very little will be gained in either profiling or analyzing it. Perhaps, it would be sufficient to acknowledge the havoc it has wrought worldwide.
28 Feb 2020
A Constitutional lawyer and elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze; former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and erstwhile governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, have reiterated the need for restructuring, true federalism and review of the 1999 Constitution.
26 Feb 2020
From a position where a call for the President’s resignation is treated with utter disdain and is scoffed as “foolish”, the new position where the call is recognised as worthy of presidential response represents a certain progress.
4 Jan 2020
With these words, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians of a brighter future ahead in his well-publicised new year message on January 1.
3 Nov 2019
Elder statesman, Prof Ben Nwabueze has described the handling of the appeal lodged by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar against President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory as a farce and not a valid hearing and determination.
10 Sep 2019
The bedrock of democracy is the Rule of Law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independently of the political winds that are blowing.
22 Aug 2019
Our beloved country, Nigeria, is today going through the pangs of death, and needs to be saved. The principles and institutions of government – particularly the rule...