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Buhari: The Rule of Man

Sufuyan Ojeifo   President Muhammadu Buhari chose the most auspicious place to officially declare his disdain for the rule of law and his avowed preference for the rule of man, his own rule, in the Nigerian nation-state, where he has been deploying his might in its vast capriciousness and whimsicality since he

Nwodo to FG: You cant placate deadly Boko Haram, herdsmen and proscribe peaceful IPOB

•Salutes judiciary for freeing jailed 112 Igbo women •Warns against stretching the people's anger beyond limit •Expresses dismay over silence on threats by Fulani herdsmen   Godsgift Onyedinefu    The President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has reacted to the release of over 100 pro-Biafran women by

Nigerian Senate Passes National Commission for Peace, Reconciliation and Mediation Bill

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Senate on Thursday  passed the Report of the National Commission for Peace, Reconciliation and Mediation (Establishment, etc.) Bill (SB.44). The Bill, which was presented by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matter, seeks to establish a Commission to be saddled with the responsibilities of identifying

How National Assembly mutilated budget-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari told a shocked nation today how the National Assembly mutilated and rewrote the budget proposals for 2018 as presented by the Executive last November. In a brazen usurpation of executive powers, the National Assembly slashed 347 billion Naira in the allocations to 4,700 projects submitted to it  for consideration

Buhari grants financial autonomy to state judiciary, Assemblies

President  Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Fourth Alteration Bill that grants financial autonomy to State Judiciaries and State Houses of Assembly into law. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (senator), Senator Ita Enang disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday. Senator Enang said, “I just

Patience Jonathan begs EFCC: Let’s Settle

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for out-of-court settlement. In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for out-of-Court Settlement of all cases related to Dame (Mrs.) Ibifaka Patience Jonathan,” she told the EFCC

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice

After fifteen years of allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State. The police at the Ojo division arrested the 49-year-old on Tuesday following a suspicion raised by a lawyer, Nnamdi Nwafor. Elisha had appeared in the court

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