The NBA asked the Sokoto State Government to immediately “file charges that truly reflect the gravity of the situation.”
The duo withdrew their participation from the NBA conference over the bar association’s silence about the killing of Deborah Samuel by Islamic extremists.
The suit also seeks to clarify whether Mr Emefiele’s public service as CBN governor comes second to his constitutionally protected right to belong to a political party and participate in party
Nigerian courts are nothing if not consistent in this kind of magic.
A country that defaults to judicialising its numbers in this way to paper over incapacities in counting imperils democracy and cannot account for anything.
There was a national census in 1973 which, as Karl Maier recalls, proved to be “farcical.” The results were never published.
The roles of appointment, promotion, discipline, training and appellate control of lower courts cannot justifiably all be located in one person and office.
It is obvious that Odinkalu is worried by the problems facing his state Anambra and is anxious for the outcome of the gubernatorial election.
Even if these legal provisions did not exist, communities endangered by the kind of ongoing carnage in Nigeria would be justified in morality to exercise legitimate self-defence.
The eminent Nigerian scholar will focus on international human rights law at Tufts University’s The Fletcher School in Massachusetts.