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What happens in Nigeria can no longer escape international attention.  Therefore, it behooves the practitioners of jurisprudence, especially Judges, to weigh their legal orders carefully, and to make sure their order meets legal sufficiency even in their own forums, before giving such orders.Justice Binta Murtala Nyako’s bail
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IntroductionA pall of darkness has suddenly descended on the judiciary in Nigeria. Its genesis is the brouhaha surrounding the appointment of a substantive Chief Judge for Rivers State. The institutions and persons charged by the Constitution with roles to play in the appointment of a Chief Judge are at daggers drawn. The National Judicial
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Stakeholders in the judiciary have continued to express divergent views over the suspension of the Rivers State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Agumagu by the National Judicial Council (NJC). But AHURAKA ISAH in this piece, says that the action of the NJC is in order.Following the swearing in of Justice Peter Agumagu as a substantive chief judge of
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Friday, 04 April 2014 09:50

What does the “North” want? (1)

There are two basic questions that must be answered by all of us Nigerians. One, do we want to remain as one country? Two, if the answer is yes, under what conditions? – Chief Bola IgeThe quote above is one of the most profound statements about Nigeria that I have come across. These are two important questions we have failed to answer and when
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The National Judicial Council, NJC, has come under further battering from those who have accused it of partisanship in the controversy surrounding the appointment of a Chief Judge for Rivers State. The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, said the NJC not only committed gross error in its purported suspension of Honourable
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The Nasarawa state House of Assembly on Wednesday directed the police to arrest the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Innocent Lagi, for allegedly scaling the fence of the Assembly to enable him to serve a court injunction on the lawmakers.Following the outcome of last Saturday’s local government election in the state at
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