The Existing Abortion Law: An Overview of the Nigerian Legislation by Chikamso Ononuju

The Existing Abortion Law: An Overview of the Nigerian Legislation by Chikamso Ononuju

Abortion law gives rise to either the permission, restriction or prohibition of abortion. The concept of abortion is very wide, giving rise to controversial topics and opinions on the subject matter. Abortion has been made illegal in many jurisdictions as over 25% of the world’s population live in countries with highly restrictive abortion laws, mostly in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Exploring The Freedom Of Information Act, 2011 As A Tool For Holding Government And Public Institutions Accountable By Henry Chibuike Ugwu

Exploring The Freedom Of Information Act, 2011 As A Tool For Holding Government And Public Institutions Accountable By Henry Chibuike Ugwu

How much does a Nigerian senator earn as monthly salary? What are the allowances such a senator is entitled to? How many Nigerians know the amount of money spent on the health of the President annually? Can you state with certainty the total amount of money recovered from corrupt public officials so far by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)?

The Place for “Kick-Backs” & “Bribes” in our Efforts to Kick  Back Corruption & Kick-Start Responsible Governance in Nigeria By Sylvester Udemezue

The Place for “Kick-Backs” & “Bribes” in our Efforts to Kick Back Corruption & Kick-Start Responsible Governance in Nigeria By Sylvester Udemezue

It appears from recent happenings in the Nigerian legal and political space that while a section of our leaders does not see any distinction between “kickbacks” and “bribes” for purposes of determining criminal responsibility in corruption cases, another section believes that the latter is clearly distinguishable from the former. In defence of the former school of thought, the incumbent Commissioner for Rural and Community Development in Kano State, Nigeria, Alhaji Musa Iliyasu-Kwankwaso, recently declared as follows:[i]

Buhari’s “Certificate Saga” Versus Atiku’s “Corruption Toga:” Time To Listen To George Santayana Is Now by Sylvester Udemezue

Buhari’s “Certificate Saga” Versus Atiku’s “Corruption Toga:” Time To Listen To George Santayana Is Now by Sylvester Udemezue

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa is an inimitable rule of law advocate, human rights crusader and distinguished constitutional lawyer in Nigeria. But, one major thing that stands Mr Adegboruwa out among his ilk is his pluckiness and unswerving tenacity to stand up to call a spade by its name, at all material times, no matter whose ox is gored. I have read a legal opinion, credited to the fiery legal luminary, but which came off as a Press Release dated 27 October 2018, and titled, “Why Buhari doesn’t need WAEC certificate to contest in 2019.

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