A new budgetary framework for Nigeria
Nigeria needs a new budgetary framework. To appreciate why a new budgetary framework is required, it is important to explain how the current budgetary framework works. Since oil earnings became the dominant source of government revenue, federal budgets have been prepared on the basis of prevailing or projected oil prices. ln other words, the federal…
Lagos recovers N1.24b debt for residents through mediation
The Lagos State Government yesterday said it had facilitated settlement of N1,242,765,569 debt among residents through mediation in the last one year.
‘Supreme Court wavered by refusing to extend retrial order to Orji Uzor Kalu’
There is an unhealthy proliferation of views particularly by the social media and rumours concerning the judgment of the Supreme Court in Re: SC/622C/2019.
Kalu’s Supreme Court victory excites APC, others
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia has expressed joy over Friday’s judgment of the Supreme Court that voided the conviction of the Senate’s Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, for fraud.
Nigeria and the rule of law - Part 2
The judiciary has sold their prestige for a mess of pottage. A few example would suffice. The judiciary has been thoroughly politicized that I am afraid that it may now be unsalvageable.
Again, Supreme Court refuses to review own judgment
The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the application filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC), asking the court to set aside its consequential order
Election cases have become the oil bloc of legal practice, says Amadi
Many of us commended that initiative because we have had period in our history when we saw very senior and erudite private practitioners brought to the Supreme Court Bench. Teslim Elias ended up from being the Attorney General to the Dean of Law to becoming Chief Justices of Nigeria at a point.
Supreme Court, INEC brains behind electoral act amendment, says DSP Ovie Omo-Agege
Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, who is also the Chairman of Constitution Review Committee, has said that the 9th Senate’s ongoing efforts at amending the Electoral Act were prompted by the Supreme Court
After Ihedioha’s ouster, Imo awaits Uzodinma’s governance ‘miracle’
No doubt, the post-electoral judicial tussle that ensued between former governor of Imo State on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, but sacked by the Supreme Court...