Opinion

The 2020 Elections of the Nigerian Bar Association Will Be Rigged: Here Is How, By Chidi Odinkalu

the architecture of rigging that almost assuredly guarantees that Chief Awomolo and his gang of insecure, entitled antediluvians will get his wish. As I have said elsewhere, any system in which a minority feels entitled to rule over the majority has only one name: Apartheid. It should be resisted. In…
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Opinion

The SSS Employment Scandal and Disadvantages of Ethnic Chauvinism, By ‘Tope Oriola

- Director General of SSS, Lawal Daura These hiring practices will not solve the problems in the North. The beneficiaries will never be secure in themselves and will never know how good they are without the benefits of nationality and religion. Such practices will encourage indolence and foster the sense…
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Opinion

Of Citizenship, Protests and Responsibility, By Ibim Semenitari

Protests are good. They keep government on its toes. They help the populace participate and ideally should lead to accountability and good governance. That is the But protests must have a theme. They must also have a goal and clearly defined outcomes. A protest is not a tea party nor…
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Opinion

Unmasking the Ruse of Law: An Outlook for Nigeria in 2017, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

...2017 will be a significant, if trying year for Nigeria’s legal, judicial and institutional systems. There will be major decisions to take, none more important in its implications than the fate of the office of the Chief Justice of the Federation. With the judiciary under pressure, this is an important…
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Opinion

Legal Implications of the Senate’s Rejection Of Magu’s Nomination, By Inibehe Effiong

The fight against corruption in Nigeria is being trivialised. President Buhari should bear in mind that if he fails in his anti-corruption campaign, he has failed in everything. It is indeed a tragic irony that the very infamous Senator Bukola Saraki-led Senate, with all its scandals and embarrassing pedigree, is…
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