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17 Sep 2020
As the move to tinker with the 1999 Constitution (as amended) gathers momentum, eminent Nigerians, including Prof. Wole Soyinka, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Ben Nwabueze and Gen. Alani Akinrinade, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari
8 Jun 2019
Law, they say, is no respecter of any man, no matter his status, influence, affluence, or authority. The law itself is a delicate authority...
20 Jan 2019
• As Ekweremadu Denies Rift The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has denied speculations that there is crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the zone. Ekweremadu was reacting to rumour that he had dissociated himself from campaigning for Atiku on the ground that it would be needless dissipating energy on a project for…
19 Jan 2019
Foremost Nigeria Constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze, SAN, yesterday condemned the arraignment of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), stressing that the charges do not warrant and justify the humiliation and disgrace meted to him. The elder statesman in a paper titled: “Limits Of The Principle That…
11 Jan 2019
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday denied endorsing the presidential aspiration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
15 Jun 2018
Elder statesman and constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze (SAN), has faulted the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it affronts the law. His view was contained in a statement he sent to The Guardian titled “ President Buhari’s 6th June, 2018 Declaration of A New Democracy Day And The…
10 May 2018
Elder statesman and constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, has described the recent invasion of the Senate chamber and seizure of its mace as a treasonable felony. He made the explanation in a statement yesterday. According to him, it is punishable under Section 41 of the Criminal Code of the Nigerian Constitution. Nwabueze added: “It is…
28 Apr 2018
Elder statesman, Prof Ben Nwabueze, yesterday, faulted the decision of the Senate to summon President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly over the purchase of military aircraft without the authorisation of the National Assembly, saying the senate lacked the power to do so. The constitutional lawyer, in his letter to the…
12 Oct 2016
Nigeria’s constitutions up to the time of independence in 1960 were truly federal in character. Each region had its own constitution, coat of arms and autonomy with regard to the functions prescribe to it and it was these four regions...
6 Oct 2016
Eminent Igbo leaders, led by Constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, yesterday, warned of alleged plot to Islamise the country.
29 Jun 2016
On this great and memorable occasion of the 85th Birthday of our one and only Prof. Ben Nwabueze, Oduah and Okwuloha of Atani, it is a great pleasure to review his new book...

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