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  • Will the Nigerian Judiciary Deliver Electoral Justice?
  • “I implore you to discharge your onerous duty diligently and with the fear of the Almighty God. The judiciary is in trying times, and you must uphold the integrity of the judiciary.” — Acting Chief Just[...]
  • Date Posted:: 17/Apr/2019
  • Justice Onnoghen’s 85 Days Ordeal
  • Justice Walter Onnoghen’s tenure as the Chief Justice of Nigeria has ended dramatically in the same manner his ascension to the office was enmeshed in controversy. His 30 years on the bench and his entire 41 years[...]
  • Date Posted:: 11/Apr/2019
  • Onnoghen: When A Judge Is Too Guilty To Be Innocent
  • The embattled former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, is a lucky man. Never in the history of Nigeria has a court case wrongly attracted so much national and international attention in favou[...]
  • Date Posted:: 11/Apr/2019
  • Going to court
  • It now looks certain that the PDP’s candidate in the presidential elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, GCON will challenge his loss to APC’s President Muhammadu Buhari in the Election Tribunal and possibly all t[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Mar/2019
  • ATIKU AND A COWED JUDICIARY
  • The judiciary arm of government has never had it so bad like it’s being tossed left and right under this dispensation of Muhammadu Buhari. It being stripped of its dignity and completely emasculated (apology here t[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Mar/2019
  • Road to justice in 2019 election disputes
  • Any moment from now, the battle will shift to the tribunals, where candidates dissatisfied with the results of the February 23 elections will take their cases. ERIC IKHILAE writes. The contest for political power will s[...]
  • Date Posted:: 05/Mar/2019
  • An adverb that could ‘substantially’ fight against Atiku...
  • Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday, February 23, 2019 presidential election, is taking a legal step to challenge the outcome of the election. He rejec[...]
  • Date Posted:: 05/Mar/2019
  • Why the constitution shields judicial officers (2)
  • IT is part of our colonial history that following the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates in 1914 by Lord Lugard, we had the Clifford Constitution of 1922, the Richard Constitution of 1946, the McPher[...]
  • Date Posted:: 05/Mar/2019
  • Issues that may emanate from 2019 election petition proceedi...
  • The process of dealing with complaints and resolving election disputes is critical to the survival of any democracy particularly a fragile one like Nigeria. In addition to observing the voting process, attention must als[...]
  • Date Posted:: 05/Mar/2019
  • From Wooing To Suing: How Sexual Harassment Could Land Your ...
  • Sexual harassment has been the one topic consistently plastered over the papers and social media platforms in recent months. It seems that everyone has either had their own unpleasant brush with it or at least knows some[...]
  • Date Posted:: 27/Feb/2019