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The State of Transnational Justice in Africa, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The need for transitional justice mechanisms is rooted in large scale violent conflicts that are multiplying atrocities and displacing communities. Africa, with its numerous wars, insurgencies and illegal mass killings by security forces has the largest need for the mechanisms today. This week I am in Addis Ababa participating in…
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Opinion

NHIS and Universal Coverage: Change That Eyes Can See, By Emmanuel Ononokpono

...in furtherance of the fulfillment of the presidential mandate, technically known as the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), NHIS designed service platforms for various socio-economic classes, which took into account the uniqueness and peculiarities of their membership. No doubt, June 6, 2005 was a watershed moment for Nigeria’s health sector. On…
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Extractive Sector Transparency, Value Maximisation, and Nigeria’s Economic Recovery, By Waziri Adio

We need sustained investment in health, in education, and in critical modern infrastructure that will make our economy more competitive and expand the creative, productive and competitive capacities of our people and by extension, of our country. This is how we can derive optimal benefit from endowment in natural resources,…
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Electoral Justice in Kenya and Nigeria, By Femi Falana

...it is undoubtedly clear that the Supreme Court of Kenya has freed itself from the dangerous influence of Nigerian courts by jettisoning the doctrines of substantial compliance and proof of election petitions beyond reasonable doubt. In line with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2016, it has also embraced technology…
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Nigeria’s National Assembly: A House of Thieves and Blackmailers, By Olusegun Obasanjo

Mr. Obasanjo, former Nigerian President gave this address at the public presentation and launch of an autobiography of Justice Mustapha Akanbi, “The Story of My Two Worlds: Challenges, Experiences and Achievements” in Abuja, on November 26, 2014. PREMIUM TIMES obtained a full text of the speech today (January 12, 2016)…
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Omo Njale, Omo Fe’Wo: Your Yoruba Case Against Goodluck Jonathan, By Pius Adesanmi

Fearing a humiliating defeat on February 14, 2015, Ogbeni Goodluck Jonathan and the criminals he has painstakingly surrounded himself with contrived to postpone the election. He spent the respite thus gained on two things: (1) orchestrating a belated positive surge on Boko Haram in the far north to gain cheap…
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