The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) is a registered civil society organization established in 2002. It is comprised of more than 150 NGOs based in Nigeria including individual activists, human rights defenders and the academia working on justice issues or engaged in the use of international justice mechanisms to promote human rights and the fight against impunity for international crimes.
Indigent residents of Lagos State have been advised to take advantage of the free legal service offered by the government for resolution of their problems.
I condole with the families of those who lost their lives as well as those who were injured in the egregious and highly condemnable shooting of worshippers in a church in Ozubulu.
Akwa Ibom Conscience, a non-partisan association of conscientious citizens devoted to the advancement of the ideals and principles of freedom, justice, human rights, good governance, anti-corruption, accountability and the rule of law in Nigeria and Akwa Ibom State in particular, will hold a peaceful protest in Lagos and Akwa Ibom States on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th August, respectively.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President of Nigeria has appointed a 7-man Judicial Commission to review the rules of engagement of the Nigerian Armed Forces, their compliance with it as well as national and international human rights and humanitarian law obligations especially during internal conflicts and insurgency situations.
For a conscious student of Constitutional Law who has witnessed and has been intrigued by the incidences of non-uniform copies of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is an understatement to say one is most of the time, fatally misled by this preventable occurences.
Humans from time immemorial have always been involved in one dissonance or the other. While some conflicts are purely civil (domestic) on the first part, the others on the second part, are criminal (wild).
The Legal Education Rights Agenda, a national campaigning organization of law faculty students, law graduates, lawyers and public interest-inclined persons have called on the Nigerian Law school to rescind its expulsion of University of Ibadan graduate Kayode Bello in release made available to Lawyard.
The need to safeguard the lives and properties of whistleblowers has been identified as an indispensable tool in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) regrets with shock and a heavy heart the passing on of Mrs. Ranti Abosede Daudu; who reportedly died after a brief illness in a Kaduna Hospital.