‘It will be terrible if Nigeria does not have a change of government in 2019’
Olisa Agbakoba is an activist and a former president of the Nigeria Bar Association. He is also one of the conveners of the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM). In this interview with Kehinde Olatunji, he spoke on the forthcoming 2019 general elections and zoning among other things Why has NIM been quiet lately? Before NIM came…
‘There must be change of government in 2019’
Olisa Agbakoba, an activist and former president of the Nigeria Bar Association, is also one of the conveners of the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM). In this interview with KEHINDE OLATUNJI, he examines the political processes leading to the 2019 general election and zoning, among other issues: Why has NIM been quiet lately? Before NIM came…
HURILAW seeks review of high cost of filing election petitions
Human Rights Law Services (HURILAWS) has expressed concern over the high cost of procuring relevant documents needed for election petition tribunals.
2010 Electoral Act will be difficult to use...
The fate of the 2019 general election is hanging in the balance. Barely six months to the timetable set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the election, the enabling law, which is the Electoral Act, is not signed into law. Worse still, the lawmakers are on a long vacation that…
NIM, Aare Ona Kankanfo deplore police attack on Fayose
The Nigeria Intervention Movement, (NIM) has faulted the Police for manhandling Governor Ayo Fayose in the process of preventing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from organising a peaceful rally in Ekiti State ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold tomorrow.
Creation of state police more than necessary, says Agbakoba
A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olisa Agbakoba on Monday said the creation of state police was “more than necessary” to address the security issues in the country.
Agbakoba, others caution on restructuring
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba, on Thursday called for caution in the demands for restructuring of the polity.
NIM, ANN coalition set to unseat APC in 2019
The Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) led by former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) and Dr Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, says its coalition with Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), is sure to dethrone the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from government come 2019.
Emulate legacies of MKO Abiola, Agbakoba urges presidential aspirants
A human rights lawyer, Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Monday urged presidential aspirants to emulate the legacies of the late MKO Abiola to enthrone good governance in 2019 and beyond.