The Growing Demand for a Democratic System of Local Government in Nigeria | Olisa Agbakoba Legal

The Growing Demand for a Democratic System of Local Government in Nigeria  The Local Government is the closest level of government to the people in Nigeria. The Nigerian Constitution in the Fourth Schedule lists out the many functions of local governments, some of which include; construction and maintenance of roads, streets, street lightings, drains, public…

Nigeria’s Electoral Processes and Institutions: Rebuilding Using the Justice Uwais Report | Olisa Agbakoba Legal

Nigeria’s Electoral Processes and Institutions Rebuilding: A Case For the Implementation of the Justice Uwais Report THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS The 2019 general elections were conducted on the framework of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) and Electoral Act 2010 (as amended). There were many problems with the 2019 general…

Development Law Policy as a Tool for Economic Reforms

Development law policy is a tool that intersects law and economic development. Development law scholars agree that there is a strong link between law, regulatory institutions, governance, economic development and national welfare. It is argued that the Nigerian legal and judicial framework is hopelessly outdated and needs an urgent review to meet current challenges. Yet…