Following your recent appearance on Kadaria Ahmed’s widely-televised programme, The Candidates, I write to raise some issues regarding your response to several questions on the viral video clips allegedly showing Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State receiving bribe from contractors. Sir, what stood out to me in your answers...
The Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act has received a great deal of scrutiny in the past two weeks with the filing of charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria Mr. Walter Onnoghen for alleged breaches of provisions of the Act. I have argued that the Act itself provides...
This is a high-level overview of what the Cybercrime Act 2015 provides, and things we should be aware of. 1. The Nigerian Cybercrime Act 2015 gives the President the power to designate certain computer systems, networks and information infrastructure vital to the national security of Nigeria or the economic and social well-being of...
PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS A simple fact that will aid understanding of Section 11 of the Interpretation Act and help in the appreciation of possible future developments in the interpretation of this section, is the fact that section 11 of our Act parallels the Crown’s power under the common law (Source: Report...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is genuinely patriotic and unapologetic about it, writes Olawale Olaleye He is not infallible and unlike many in his class, does not pretend to be. He is conscious of his humanity. Even more stupefying is that he flaunts his patriotism without minding whose ox is gored....
“Conversations enrich the understanding, but solitude is the school of geniuses”. These days, I have developed a habit of asking random questions from known and unknown persons. Questions mainly around the political frame of the public mind on those running for the highest office; the Presidency. And one of such...
This question will provoke several negative reactions from my friends, especially those who have judged and convicted Hon Justice Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria who is said to have been purportedly suspended two days ago by President Muhammadu Buhari over an allegation of non disclosure of his assets...
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has declared that the time was right for Nigeria to disintegrate. He anchored his claim on the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Fulani cabal has conquered Nigeria. The former Minister described the cabal as cruel and primitive. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain...
By Fredrick Nwabufo… On December 31, 1983, a putsch coordinated by General Buhari and his associates led to the demise of a democratic government. He was 41 years old at the time. And at the age of 76, Buhari has not lost the taste for “plotting”. He is still the...
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, suspended Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria. This is coming two weeks after TheCable first reported that a civil society group, Anti-Corruption and Research Based Data Initiative (ARDI), has launched a legal move to remove the CJN. The president delivered a speech to justify the...