Emerging ethnic crisis in Nigerian universities
Universities by their evolution, philosophy, essence, and character, are universal institutions established to provide solutions to problems that confront humanity. And so the brightest and the best in learning and character are always called upon
Message from the First Editor
I am pleased to present the fifth edition of Guardian Angels. It has been particularly inspiring to read and edit the incoming stories this month, the common themes being peace and engaging in actions towards a better world.
A custom that precludes a testator from devising her legitimate property based on gender is repugnant to natural justice
NWUDE v. NWUDE & ORS (2019) LPELR-48337 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Enugu Judicial Division Holden at Enugu ON THURSDAY, 1ST AUGUST, 2019 Suit No: CA/E/181/2013 Before Their Lordships: IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, JCA CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, JCA ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, JCA Between IKECHUKWU NWUDE -Appellant(s) And 1. OBIORAH NWUDE …
Public sector reforms and need for accelerated governance in Enugu
A new approach to governance beckoned recently when Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State inaugurated 12 sectoral adhoc committees on public service reform. The committees made up of tested technocrats drawn from various backgrounds were charged to review the policies
Institute commends ex-Lagos CJ over restorative justice
The Executive President of the Institute of Criminology and Penology, Nigeria (ICPN), Solomon George Osagwena, has commended the former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, for the use of restorative justice in the settlement of the dispute in the state.
Assault: ActionAid Nigeria demands justice
Actionaid Nigeria has called for the arrest and prosecution of Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo, who ‘dishonourably’ beat up a woman in an adult toy shop in Abuja. A statement signed by its Country Director, Ene Obi, said the call became necessary, following the release of a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage…
Senator apologises for assault as protest rocks NASS
Outraged at a senator’s assault on a nursing mother, some Nigerians took their protest to the National Assembly yesterday. They demanded the immediate arrest and investigation of Senator Elisha Abbo who was caught on camera physically assaulting the woman at an adult sex toys shop in Abuja.
Switzerland says mediating in Cameroon's anglophone crisis
Switzerland on Thursday announced it was mediating in the crisis in two Cameroon regions where anglophones have launched an armed campaign for a separate state from the French-speaking majority. "At the request of the parties, Switzerland is acting as a facilitator in the crisis in north-western and south-western Cameroon," the foreign ministry said in a…
When a parent or one in loco parentis refuses blood transfusion for their child, the court will step in
ESABUNOR & ANOR v. FAWEYA & ORS (2019) LPELR-46961 (SC) In the Supreme Court of Nigeria ON THURSDAY, 8TH MARCH, 2019 Suit No: SC.97/2009 Before Their Lordships: OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, JSC OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JSC JOHN INYANG OKORO, JSC CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, JSC AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, JSC Between 1. TEGA ESABUNOR (Suing by his next friend Mrs. Rita…
Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital
Sudanese police Tuesday fired tear gas at crowds of demonstrators chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, a day after President Omar al-Bashir insisted protests will not lead to a change in government. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since December 19 when angry people took to the streets in towns and villages against a government…
Ambode tasks stakeholders on justice delivery
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, implored stakeholders in the judiciary sector to take concerted steps to tackle the delay in justice delivery. During a special service at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, to mark the official commencement of the 2018/2019 Legal Year of Lagos judiciary, Ambode said that the issue of delay…