Why Criminalizing Joblessness In Nigeria Is Both Illogical And Illegal By Timothy Ola Bamgboye ESQ

Why Criminalizing Joblessness In Nigeria Is Both Illogical And Illegal By Timothy Ola Bamgboye ESQ

Yet prominent in Nigeria’s current socio-political commentary is the sad tale of indiscriminate arrest. Much sadder however is the fact that a certain provision of her criminal procedural statutes empowers a police officer to effect summary arrest with no recourse to reason. Indeed, there is a law that empowers a police officer to arrest a law-abiding person, loosely speaking, for the sole ‘crime’ of being jobless!

NBA Set To Ignore High Court Judgement

NBA Set To Ignore High Court Judgement

The Attention of the Nigerian Bar Association has be drawn to a Judgment of the Federal High Court reportedly delivered on Thursday, the 30th day of March, 2017 by the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division presided by Hon. Justice John Tsoho in SUIT NO. FHC/ABJ/55/2016: OLASUPO OJO V. INCORPORATED TRUSTEES OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION.

Free education is bad education By Rotimi Fawole

Free education is bad education By Rotimi Fawole

This is always a difficult conversation to have, especially when the discussant is on the greener side of the social divide. But this cycle will probably keep repeating itself, until tertiary education is priced sustainably. Naturally, the argument for the other side will be that education is the surest catalyst for social mobility and that the less privileged should not be priced out of education.

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