The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, is indeed a phenomenon when it comes to the preservation of the spirit of the Constitution
It cannot be denied that the National Assembly has a general power of passing resolutions. It may pass resolutions noting the situation in the federation or any part of it and suggest a solution to it, although it must be careful in its language...
28 Jun 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has had cause lately, to defend his six-year tenure against accusation of nepotism and glaring discrimination against sections of the country that he was elected and on oath to govern ‘‘without fear or favour.’’
5 Mar 2021
A national consultation and dialogue on the political future of Nigeria, with the aim of rescuing the country from the brink of full-blown anarchy and imminent collapse, has begun.
11 Jan 2021
The ongoing amendment of the 1999 Constitution presents itself as a veritable platform to amend grey areas in the legislations establishing the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal.
10 Nov 2020
The mass media is central to the development of any democratic society. This has been generally acknowledged in developed societies to the extent that the media...
29 Oct 2020
The surface agitation of labour and civil society coalitions is not only cosmetic but pyrrhic. The real change will come when we renegotiate our co-existence as a people and nation.
8 Jun 2020
The third feature of the Draft Constitution is that we have no State Constitution again. If you look at the 1963 Constitution, you will find that each Region or each State has got its own Constitution
8 Apr 2020
It is not difficult to see why the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) government is the majority in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
24 Oct 2019
To correct the anomalies in Nigeria’s political space, legal minds have called on the National Assembly to commence the process of enacting a new constitution in the country as the present one was foisted on Nigerians by the military.
28 Jun 2019
A multi-ethnic and multi-religious nation such as ours, must never ignore the importance of a national conversation or a series of them as the needs arise. We need to talk to ourselves each time we pass through the fork on our socio-political road. That way, we would appreciate what ails us as a people and…
29 Apr 2019
The opposition People's Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of seeking to vacate the constitution of the country with regards to his latest trip out of Nigeria. Buhari embarked on a ten-day private trip to London and is expected to return May 5. The president made the journey without transmitting power to the vice…