Much ado about legality of asylum to perceived enemies of state
The media was recently awash with news of new guidelines by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to its decision makers on how to consider applications by members of Biafran secessionist groups.
NCFront begins work on draft constitution for Nigeria
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.
Regional autonomy solution to Nigeria’s problems, says Agbakoba
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has said that Nigeria must devolve powers and return to regional autonomy to overcome the crisis hampering its development.
The road not taken
Concerned Nigerians is a civic group of eminent compatriots some of whom have been in the trenches for many years in the frustrating and dispiriting struggle to rejig our nation and make it a fair and just society for all its citizens.
Autonomy for judiciary: Weighing fresh options and overcoming old challenges
Last week, the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, announced that all the 36 governors in Nigeria were in support of judicial autonomy or independence.
Olisa Agbakoba distances self from NCF
A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has dissociated himself from the new political coalition, the National Consultative Front (NCF). Agbakoba, while reacting to the report that he along with some prominent Nigerians under the umbrella of NCF chided the Federal Government over insecurity, denied being part of the front.…
Odia Ofeimun... An ode to the bard at 70
At four, I was already in primary school,” he smiled, as he waited for the tape to roll. He was all-eager to go to school. His maternal grandfather, a cocoa merchant
The Show Must Go On, Kizz Daniel’s Legal Team Insists
Despite the threat by Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) to secure an injunction to stop singer Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, popularly known as Kizz Daniel, from hosting his live concert on Boxing Day, the legal team of the artiste has assured Nigerians and the sponsors that the show will go on....