Category Archives: Justice, Administration of

Senate warns against misinterpretation of laws

Disturbed by the ruling of a Federal High Court, which restrained it from taking further action on the contentious Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, the Senate yesterday warned against misinterpretation of the country’s laws. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali


Onnoghen urges use of ADR in conflict situations

Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, called for more application of Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, mechanisms in peace building efforts across the federation. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali February 20, 2018

Access to Justice seeks public input in judicial appointment

Access to Justice has called for public input in judicial appointments, saying such is of high public interest and have significant consequences for the general public. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali January 30, 2018


A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics By Okey Ndibe

I have often argued that Nigeria’s political arena is designed for the criminally minded. That criminal compulsion is often evident in elections, where candidates deploy ill-gotten cash, recruit heavily armed thugs, and use other forms of illicit manipulation to steal votes. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali January 9, 2018

Lagos AG receives report of committee on administration of justice

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem has received the report of the ten-man blueprint implementation committee on administration of justice, headed by Mr Fola Arthur-Worrey. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali April 11, 2017

Complexity of facts, technicalities of law: Dilemma of leadership

The critical intervening variable with the BVN scheme is that it was directly within the purview of the leader to mandate it, otherwise, it would have ended up in the never-ending balancing of interest and dance of delicate compromise. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali January 17, 2017

Buhari, also a beneficiary of legal technicalities –Olanipekun

In this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE, the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association and former Pro-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), speaks about Nigeria, the economy, the law profession and other issues Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali October 8, 2016