Opinion

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem: Enthroning Merit In National Appointments, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Mrs. Dongban-Mensem is eminently qualified for the position. She is an authority in the fields of criminal and civil procedure law, taxation and international public finance, public international law, legislative drafting, constitutional and administrative law and international commercial transactions. She has been very hard On Friday, the chief justice of…
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Opinion

How Electoral (Amendment) Act 2015 Legalised Card Reader, By Femi Falana

...in view of the clear provisions of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Act 2015, it is indubitably clear that the INEC acted within the ambit of the law when it issued the directive for the use of card reader machine for voter accreditation during the last general election. To that extent,…
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Opinion

Alex Otti: All that Is In a Name!, By Manny Ita

As a first-rate technocrat with enviable financial management endowments, Dr. Alex Otti’s much respected technical skills, professional pedigree are enough to help him navigate Abia State out of the stinking political murky waters it is presently swallowed in. Names really must have meanings and taking a walk though history, it…
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Editorial

EDITORIAL: Bode George And Our Supreme Court In Reverse Gear

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Chief Bode George v. Federal Republic of Nigeria, is undoubtedly the most significant setback to date for the fight against corruption in Nigeria. In this case, the Supreme Court, as Nigeria’s apex court, abdicates in the most cavalier manner…
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