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The Constitution And The Courts: Section 315 (3) On Trial -By Gado Ageh Lot Esq.

To understand the laws is to understand the interpretations. In any given democratic Setting, the Judiciary has a vital role to play in stabilizing and catalyzing the other arms of government, and by extension, itself. This is because the fate of the masses lies in the Court. As a mother, her ears always open to […]

  Seven months after its inauguration, the 24-member Constitution and Electoral Reform Committee led by Senator Ken Nnamani has submitted its report to the Attorney-General and Minster of Justice, Abubakar Malami. It would be recalled that President Muhamadu Buhari had directed the AGF to inaugurate the committee last year. Precisely, on October 4, 2016, Malami […]

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  The ruling All Progressives Congress’ ‘change’ mantra, no doubt, made a solid impression on many Nigerians during the 2015 General Election. The people’s expectations were so high that we thought the Muhammadu Buhari administration would turn around the ailing economy and restore dignity to our weak democratic institutions. But, two years down the line, […]

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  Democracy-at-work thesis is a term promulgated by political scholars. It simply means that the people collectively and democratically decide who their leader or leaders will be. Hence, the leaders at any given point in time are the ones that the people themselves chose. This thesis goes further to retain a valid argument which by […]

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I agree with those who impugned arguments that designating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the person who “will co-ordinate the activities of the government,” while President Muhammadu Buhari is away on medical leave could derogate from Osinbajo’s active position as Acting President. These people hinge their position on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as […]

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“More often, therefore, because our anti-corruption agencies are under pressure to justify their existence and show that they are working, they often tend to prefer the show over the substance” – Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the launch of a book by Senator Dino Melaye, on Monday, May 15, 2017. Anyone in search of evidence […]

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  His defining moment came when he was sworn in as the 4th democratically elected governor of Nigeria’s Centre of Excellence and Africa’s ever ebullient commercial hub, Lagos State. That was precisely on May 29, 2015 after the two-horse, riveting race between him, the governorship flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, and Jimi Agbaje […]

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  I, as I believe most of us have heard the illustration that if you moved a typical Nigerian community to say some European countries, and some European community to Nigeria, it’s only a matter of a few years, the European community will become like Nigeria, and the Nigerian like Europe. Why is this? When […]

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On Monday, 15 May 2017, Mr. Dino Melaye gathered birds of identical plumage in Abuja to launch his book titled: Antidotes for Corruption. Among his crowd of invitees is Mrs. Patience Jonathan, who represents corruption from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet. Of course, the President of the Senate, Dr. […]

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Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted a letter notifying the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria about yet another medical vacation in the United Kingdom. In the letter, the president made it known that he was travelling as a follow-up to his treatment in London earlier this year, for a yet-to-be disclosed ailment. The letter […]

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