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Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

    Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the senate “did not get it right” by tagging Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), “an enemy of democracy”. Following Idris’ failure to appear before

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Falana: Constituents can challenge their lawmaker’s suspension in court

    Falana: Constituents can challenge their lawmaker’s suspension in court

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, say constituents can challenge the suspension of their lawmaker either in the national assembly or in any of the state house of assembly. In a

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Has Buhari’s absence created power vacuum?

    Has Buhari’s absence created power vacuum?

On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to the UK on an official visit. While in the UK, he is due to hold discussions on Nigeria-British relations with Prime Minister Theresa

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South-west govs take unified position on constitution amendment

    South-west govs take unified position on constitution amendment

Governors of the six states in the south-west geopolitical zone on Wednesday met in Ibadan, Oyo state, to discuss moves to amend the 1999 constitution in the common interest of

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Court awards N10m damages to minor molested by family friend

  Court awards N10m damages to minor molested by family friend

Nuradeen Sagir, acting chief judge of Kano state, has ruled in favour of a minor over the violation of her

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Nigeria’s membership of religious bodies unconstitutional, say Christian lawyers

  Nigeria’s membership of religious bodies unconstitutional, say Christian lawyers

The Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON) says Nigeria’s membership of the Organisation of Islamic Countries and other religious organisations

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Prisoners’ release: You are completely wrong, Hon replies Falana

  Prisoners’ release: You are completely wrong, Hon replies Falana

Sebastine Hon, constitutional lawyer, is insisting that it is unconstitutional for chief judges to pardon prison inmates. He said the position

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The milestone of the constitution review

  The milestone of the constitution review

BY BAMIKOLE OMISHORE Nigeria became an internationally recognised independent nation in 1960 and  has since then had series of constitutions

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Ekweremadu: Devolution of power rejected because it was misunderstood

  Ekweremadu: Devolution of power rejected because it was misunderstood

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says the bill seeking to provide for devolution of power in the 1999 constitution was

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Tam David-West: Senate only proposing… to amend constitution is not a play thing

  Tam David-West: Senate only proposing… to amend constitution is not a play thing

Tam David-West, former minister of petroleum resources, says the ongoing changes to the 1999 constitution by the national assembly are

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