Category Archives: Rule of Law

Defend rule of law, Udom urges lawyers

Governor  Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has urged lawyers to rise and defend the rule of law in the country. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali November 29, 2017


Adherence to rule of law is key for democracy survival, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that strict adherence to the rule of law was crucial to the survival of democracy. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali November 21, 2017

El-Zakzaky – When Will the Rule of Law Prevail?

The continuous detention of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, for almost two years without trial is a sour point in the human rights rating of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, writes John Shiklam Full story


Posted by Amaka, 13th November 2017

Morals, Rule of Law, and Partisaship in Nigerian Politics

Every society is governed by a set of rules by which its members are expected to conduct their affairs. Within the society itself, different classes of persons are governed by different sets of rules unique to their circumstances. For example, medical doctors are bound by what is known as the Hippocratic Oath whilst in Nigeria Legal Practitioners are bound by the Legal Practitioners Code of Conduct. Even amongst the military and before the adoption of the Geneva Convention on conduct of war fare, a defined set of rules had over the centuries been developed to guide soldiers on the battle field in the treatment of the enemy. Therefore, hardly can one find a sphere of modern society that is not regulated by some form of rules and regulations.  Full story



Maritime varsity: Reps urged to respect rule of law

THE Omadino Management Committee has challenged the House of Representatives to live up to its role as a legislative body by refusing to succumb to the temptation of allowing the rule of force to triumph over the rule of law in the consideration of the submissions and arguments placed before it in the on-going public hearing with respect to the bill for the law to establish the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenghigho, wrongfully and illegally cited as Okerenkoko. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 12 October 2017

Lawyers in FCT call for strict adherence to rule of law

Some lawyers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called for strict adherence to the rule of law in order to attract foreign investors to the country. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 29 September 2017

Africa needs rule of law, strong institutions, others to prosper, says Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday said Africa could only experience sustainable growth and development with strong, vibrant and dynamic institutions guided by rule of law and global best practices. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 22 August 2017