Nwabueze Lampoons Buhari, commends INEC chair for rescuing constitutional democracy
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…
Buhari’s Executive Order 10 subverts federal system, Nwabueze insists
Constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze, yesterday said the Executive Order 10 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari was a subversion of the federal system.
Richard Akinjide’s footprints
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....
COVID-19 and the right to freedom of movement in Nigeria
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.
Nwabueze, Anyaoku, Osoba harp on restructuring
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.
Consolidating Nigeria’s strides for a prosperous new decade
With these words, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians of a brighter future ahead in his well-publicised new year message on January 1.
Nwabueze faults Supreme Court’s decision on Atiku, PDP’s appeal
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.
Realisation of our aspiration of, and dreams for a better Nigeria
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...
Anyaoku, Duke, Nwabueze, others want national dialogue to douse political tension
The Project Nigeria Movement (PNM) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently set up a National Consultative and Reconciliatory Commission of Eminent...
A short address by Professor Ben Nwabueze (SAN), before the presidential election petition tribunal in Abuja on July 4, 2019
The February/March 2019 General Elections have come and gone, but the generality of Nigerians seem agreed that something was wrong with them, particularly the February presidential election.