Oguche: Number of Supreme Court justices makes mockery of the constitution
>A Port Harcourt-based senior lawyer, Barrister Festus Oguche, has described the 13-member justices of the Supreme Court as a mockery of the Nigerian Constitution.
Lawyer approaches Senate with court ruling outlawing hate speech bill
The hate speech bill being debated at the National Assembly has suffered a major setback as an activist and lawyer, Daniel Daudu Makolo, presented a judgement of the Community Court of Justice (CCJ) outlawing its further consideration.
Lawyers take govts’ to ECOWAS court over human rights issues
Two Nigerian legal practitioners, Festus Oguche and Robert Ken, in collaboration with their counterparts from other countries that make up the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) have dragged
ECOWAS court bars NBC from censorship of political broadcasts
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has barred the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from censorship of political programmes by media houses in the country.
‘At 58, Nigeria’s economic development still tied to West’
As Nigeria celebrates its 58th Independence anniversary, a Port Harcourt-based constitutional lawyer, Festus Oguche, has called for socio-political and economic reforms in accordance with the aspirations of the people and not necessarily a wholesome application of Western principles, prescriptions and theories. He spoke with BRIDGET CHIEDU ONOCHIE. In discussing Nigeria’s independence, we will recall that…