Security, Welfare And Legitimacy – A Constitutional Perspective

By Nonso Anyasi  The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is guided by the fundamental objectives and directive principles of state policy as contained...

Nigerian Hospitals and the Law as Hope for Gunshot Victims

By Ebere Ndubueze  Introduction Ada, a passerby was hit by stray bullet from a Police attack on #EndSARS protesters and rushed to "We care about your...
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Debate Over New Police Act and Implications for Criminal Prosecution

On September 17, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Nigeria Police bill 2020 into law. This Act repeals the Police Act Cap. P19, laws...

#EndSARS: Restorative Justice Practitioners Should be in Judicial panels of inquiry – Lawyer

A lawyer and mediation practitioner, Mr Valentino Buoro has called for the inclusion of ‘Restorative Justice Practitioners’ in the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry,...

Official Mishandling of the #EndSARS Protests

By Femi Falana, SAN In my first year at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) I took part in the “Ali Must Go”...

The Role of Peaceful Protests in A Democratic Society

By Ifedamola Afolayan Esq.  INTRODUCTION. The democratic system of government has been widely adopted in various countries of the world as their mode of governance. It...

Purported Sale of Gold to the CBN by Zamfara Government: Facts, Fiction and Legality

by Sheba Omogbolahan Esq. Gold like many other mineral resource is one that contributes largely to the GDP of the economies of many nations in...

Children’s Rights in a Digital Age: Lest We ‘Calm Down’

By Kehinde Adegbite Reminiscing on my childhood in the late 70s and early 80s reminded me of what people would say when a parent who...

#EndSARS: Presidency Says Executive Order Not Needed to Disband Squad

There is no need for executive order to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), the Personal Assistant to...

Implications of Nigeria’s CAMA Law on Extractive Sector Ownership Disclosure

By Obiageli Onuorah In 2013, Nigeria began its journey towards revealing the real owners of its assets in the extractive industries. By 2016, at the...