Tag: Judiciary

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

PDP crisis: Makarfi faction accuses Sheriff faction of blackmailing judiciary

The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got messier on Saturday as the Ahmed Makarfi faction accused the Ali ...

Isime EseneDecember 9, 2016

LONG READ: Why there is no such thing as the anti-establishment

In one of the most bizarre events of the 21st century, billionaire businessman Donald Trump, with no record of public ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 4, 2016

Fayose hails judiciary for judgment ordering Zakzaky’s release

Governor of Ekiti Ayodele Fayose has hailed the Federal High Court, Abuja judgment, ordering the release of the leader of ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 3, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Probe Justice Kolawole’s integrity for callous ruling to further punish Zakzaky and his wife

by Peregrino Brimah Nigeria’s High Court judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole Friday ruled the delayed release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his ...

AzeezNovember 28, 2016

Justice Abang is a cancer eating the judiciary – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court is after him for asking ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ondo, PDP and judicial shame

by Olusegun Adeniyi One and a half years after he left office as Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

NBA promises to rid judiciary of corruption

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it is aware of the declining state of the profession in the country, The ...

AzeezNovember 23, 2016

Arrest of judges necessary to cleanse the judiciary – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the raid on homes of ‘corrupt’ judges by operatives of the Department of State ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Opinion: Lagos lynchings, jungle justice and the Law

by Festus Ogun Nigeria is a country blessed with virtually ‘everything’ needed for the upkeep of a fine and sane ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: Dear President Buhari, the Nigerian Police is a monster; confront it

by Akintoye Abdulraheem Police work is noble work. I begin with this important concession. Those who risk their lives to protect ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria is the only place on earth with a mnemonic statute of limitation on murder

by Pius Adesanmi So the accused killers of Mrs Bridget Agbanime were declared innocent and freed and it hardly made ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

The Thread: More talk about the intimidation of the judiciary

So the Department of State Security Service few weeks ago stormed the houses of some judges and arrested them in the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

The Thread: This is what happens when the rule of law is disregarded

The arrest of judges by the Department of State Security Service brought with it a barrage of controversy: there was a shower ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2016

Chidi Anselm Odinkalu: History Lessons on Doing the Right Thing the Wrong Way

by Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Since the co-ordinated and forceful encounters between the State Security Services (SSS) and the judiciary on October ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2016

Judges’ arrest: EFCC takes over investigations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken charge of the investigation into alleged corrupt practices by some judges. ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

The Thread: This is why the rule of law matters – even if you are fighting extraordinary corruption

After Madam Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of Transparency International tweeted the words below, @i_am_Anomeli responded with a personal story to underscore the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

Opinion: Buhari has drawn a line in the sand

by Kayode Faniyi When we were younger, we used to draw a line in the sand. It was the way ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2016

Opinion: Inordinate ambition of Nigerian politicians to capture power

by Jide Ojo Periodic and credible election is one of the pillars of democracy. Others are independent judiciary, free press, ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

RE: Justice Inyang Okoro’s letter| His Lordship has shot himself in the foot

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba So politicians walked into His Lordship’s home, offered him a bribe to secure his assistance to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2016

Corrupt judges committing crime against humanity – Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Monday, said corruption offences committed by members of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Opinion: Avoiding a mob mentality in Nigeria’s fight against corruption

by Jide Ojo Last weekend, precisely on October 7 and 8, 2016, the unprecedented happened in the history of Nigerian ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Inibehe Effiong: Crackdown on judges – Let’s separate the law from sentiments

by Inibehe Effiong The State Security Service (SSS) embarked on an unprecedented “crackdown” on allegedly corrupt judicial officers across the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Fidel Albert: The DSS has done absolutely nothing wrong

by Fidel Albert Sometimes it is quite impossible to describe the disgust you feel in having to respond to absurd ...

RoqeebahOctober 10, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: They finally respond to the judiciary scandal and as expected, it was rushed and unacceptable

Remember the sting operation that got everyone riled up over the weekend? And rightly so too. Yes, the breaking and ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

The Thread: Sebi this is what the DSS should have done?

Nigerians have no chill. This is how blogger, Japheth Omojuwa reckons the DSS sting operation should have gone down- by ...

RoqeebahOctober 9, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Before we make judiciary situation just about Governor Wike

Governor Wike is in the News, trending on Twitter, being talked about, praised and in some quarters, vilified. Governor of ...

YWriterOctober 8, 2016

SPECIAL EDITORIAL: President Buhari, on DSS arrests, you are wrong. You are desperately wrong

Anyone reading the news today would be forgiven for thinking Nigeria is back in the 1980s and 1990s. In some ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: On ‘kidnapping’ of judges

by Adekoya Boladale Today, Nigerians woke up to one of the most bizarre news in our nations history. Yesterday we ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: When judiciary goes on trial

As the story goes, a lavish society wedding had just taken place and after all the legal and social rites, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Just In: Ex-Delta Chief Judge, Justice Omo-Agege is dead

A former Chief Judge of Delta State Justice James Omo-Agege, is dead. The Chief Judge whose son Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, represents Delta ...

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