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Federal High Court Holds that Buhari Cannot be President and Minister of Petroleum

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday, 16th November, 2018 delivered Judgment in a suit filed by Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) to determine the constitutionality of President Muhammadu Buhari holding office as the Minister of Petroleum. Justice Mohammed in deciding that there was no violation of Section 138 of the 1999 Constitution (as…

Strengthen Institutions That Support Democracy – Agbakoba Writes National Assembly

Nigeria’s democracy is fragile. Recent happenings in the country make it imperative for the National Assembly to strengthen national institutions that support democracy. Specifically, institutions like the INEC, Police, ICPC, Accountant General, National Judicial Council, Attorney General, CBN, National Human Rights Commission, the Judicature, EFCC, Public Defender, Code of Conduct Bureau etc. Section 153 of…

How Buhari can Save Nigeria out of Depression by 2017 Q1- Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Governor of Central Bank, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on a new Foreign Exchange policy, the former Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, on Thursday, expressed optimism that the impact of a single foreign exchange market will have the best possible outcome for the Nigerian economy if well managed, adding…

Government Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment

Culled from This Day Live Attracting foreign direct investment to Nigeria has been a major challenge for successive administrations in the past. This is partly due to the perception that Nigeria’s legal system is slow and government policies inconsistent and unreliable. Mrs. Priscilla Ogwemoh in an interview with May Agbamuche-Mbu, Jude Igbanoi and Tobi Soniyi…

Editorial: Institutional Reform – Most Vibrant and Useful Anti-Corruption Strategy

“If we do not kill corruption, corruption would kill us.” Apt and sharp like a razor, the above Presidential statement would continue to resonate. Clearly, we must tackle corruption head-on. But, how are we going to do it? Judging from president Buhari’s utterances, demeanour and action since his inauguration, it is clear that there is…