Tag: rule of law

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2018

President Buhari’s argument on the rule of law; Leah Sharibu’s appeal and Femi Adesina’s ‘God’-related response and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. President Muhammadu Buhari stressed that the Rule of Law must ...

EditorNovember 14, 2017

Anti-Grazing Prohibition Law: a new way to end herdsmen’s massacre

by Temitope Adigun In the words of Professor Wole Soyinka “For every crime, there must be restitution. The nomads of ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 7, 2017

Opinion: It’s time to call Nnamdi Kanu to order

By Gbenga Odunsi   Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has on several occasions violated the conditions of ...

AzeezMarch 7, 2017

Buhari has fulfilled promises he made to Nigerians – Minister

Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled promises he made to Nigerians. ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Opinion: Time to scrap the EFCC

by Jideofor Adibe This piece was motivated by two interrelated developments: the first is the furore caused by several corruption ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Now that the devils are beginning to show up in court

by Cheta Nwanze A lawyer friend of mine, shortly after those arrests some weeks back, painted the following scenarios… Scenario ...

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 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 ...

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 EditorSeptember 26, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria’s democratic culture and development challenges

by Jide Ojo The implementation of the Goals must be underpinned by a strong and active civil society that includes ...

Isime EseneJune 22, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria – The change we can’t run away from

by Jide Ayobolu President Muhammadu Buhari recently penned an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) titled, “The Three Changes ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 31, 2016

Fayose (literally) dares Buhari to stop him from traveling abroad

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to an alleged plot of President Muhammadu Buhari to place two Nigerian ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2016

Opinion: All of President Buhari’s achievements in 365 days

As General Buhari celebrates his one year in office as president of Nigeria, I have been searching frantically like many ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 24, 2016

‘Rule of law must be followed for effective democracy’ – Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu ...

Janeth JSeptember 12, 2015

“Don’t behave like bullies” | Buhari warns Armed Forces

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s total commitment to the rule of law and warned that proven acts of human ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2015

Opinion: Buhari on the rule of law

by Adetayo Adegbemle One thing is certain, for Buhari’s government to achieve whatever they promised, they might have to review ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

Please allow Jega to do his job || Presidency says there’s no plan to sack INEC boss

by James Sambo The Presidency has refuted widespread rumours that the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 21, 2014

George Kerley: My grouse with Simon Kolawole (Rejoinder)

by George Kerley I read, with keen interest, the opinion of Simon Kolawole published on September 14, 2014, tilted “My ...

July 8, 2014

Chris Okotie: Is President Jonathan obstructing the rule of law?

by Chris Okotie However, INEC has since July 29, 2013 when the judgment was passed, refused to recertify our party ...

December 13, 2013

Chinedu Ekeke: Sorry Gen. Obasanjo, but it’s already too late

by Chinedu Ekeke You claimed God made Jonathan president through you. That’s not true, General. God did not make Jonathan ...

December 13, 2013

Ayokunle Odekunle: Mr. President, print that letter and read it before IBB writes his own

by Ayokunle Odekunle President Jonathan has been a massive disappointment. When you fail, you become susceptible to attack from other ...

November 13, 2013

Ismaeel Ahmed: The Rule of Law or the law of the ruler? (Y! Policy Hub)

by  Ismaeel Ahmed There are numerous situations to cite as examples of the aberration of the principle of Rule of Law ...

October 13, 2013

Lai Mohammed: Rivers State – A chronology of crisis

by Lai Mohammed The situation in Rivers State is the worst nightmare for any democracy. The rule of Jonathan and ...

October 1, 2013

Theophilus Ilevbare: #Independence53 – Nigeria is tottering on the edge of disaster

by Theophilus Ilevbare At the milestone of five decades and three years, we must do away with tyrannical tendencies that ...

September 9, 2013

Opinion: Nigerians and revolution in the National Assembly

by Aniete Adams Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa must be commended for discouraging and decapitating any negative manifestations of those bureaucratic maladies ...

August 1, 2013

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians in the diaspora must be allowed to vote

by Atiku Abubakar Nigeria requires a committed, visionary leadership that works in concert with a mobilized citizenry – with this we can change the way issues are handled and ...

July 31, 2013

Opinion: Al-Mustapha’s release – The conspiracy theorists insult our intelligence

by Abubakar Sa’ad Bakori Contrary to these funny theories linking Al-Mustapha’s freedom to President Jonathan’s 2015 ambition, the Major got ...

May 22, 2012

Good times are here: New police minimum wage now N50,000

by Stanley  Azuakola Police officers would soon be smiling big time; who knows, the police might finally become our friend. ...

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