Are Terrorists Excluded From Fair Hearing Right Under Nigerian Law?

By Johnmary Jideobi   The emergence of insurgency and terrorism on the geographical landscape of the Nigerian Nation has yielded an avalanche of hitherto non-existent vocabulary in the country’s criminal and human rights law jurisprudence. While the mindless erosion of fundamental rights of citizens signposts the operation of insurgents and terrorists, the various approaches adopted […]

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NIGERIA CAN RULE ITSELF WITHOUT POLITICAL PARTIES

by Barr Lakpene Yusuf Bida Esq Since after Independence of 1960,Nigeria has been during civil dispensation being operating under copied political practices. The first was the British Parliamentary system of government.Than in 1979 shifted to American presidential System which was again in 1999 it was re-introduced which Nigeria is still on with. In away Nigeria […]

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Behold! Never judge a book by it cover. By ABUBAKAR Adamu Kuta

Hon. Muhammad Sani Idris, Commissioner of Information and Strategy Niger State; a technocratic man of the moment, a grassroot politician admired by the low and mighty, a man of high calibre, a sagacious man of bulldozer and caterpillar, very humble and generous to the core. Never met a man of his simplicity. Take it or […]

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ODUDUWA REPUBLIC: AGAINST SECESSION By Chief Duro Onabule, a Veteran Journalist

AGAINST SECESSION : A TESTAMENT TO YORUBA LEADERS AND PROMOTERS OF ODUDUWA REPUBLIC I saw a video clip of a group of young Yoruba elites canvassing the creation of Oduduwa Republic. The spokesman claimed that they are not even interested in restructuring, that it is late in the day, but the outright creation of Oduduwa […]

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NO GUNS FOR VIGILANTES.

DAILY TRUST EDITORIAL Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello’s promise to acquire pump-action guns for vigilantes to confront “these enemies [bandits] of the people across the state” is a challenge to Nigeria’s security architecture and infrastructure. The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘vigilante’ as “a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in […]

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