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)?

Road Mishaps and the Place of a Car Accident Injury Lawyer

Road Mishaps and the Place of a Car Accident Injury Lawyer

When you are involved in a car accident in Nigeria or especially in other locations around the world, you should consider taking necessary legal steps regardless if you are the offender or the victim. In many locations, contacting a car accident injury lawyer can significantly make your life easier.

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.

Revisiting consumer protection framework in Nigeria by Oladotun Gbolagunte & Aaron Olajide

Revisiting consumer protection framework in Nigeria by Oladotun Gbolagunte & Aaron Olajide

Nigeria has risen rapidly to become the leading destination for Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Africa. As at 2012, FDI in Nigeria stood at about $8 billion, which represented about 15% of the total FDI received in Africa; this also amounts to about 25% of the country’s GDP as it utilizes the myriad of available natural resources to woo investors from different parts of the world. In the first quarter of 2018, FDI in Nigeria increased by 808.56 USD Million, with an average of 1298.48 USD Million from 2007 to 2018.

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