We’ve built PH Law School campus to be self sustaining – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reemphasised that the Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of the Nigerian Law School in Port Harcourt has been provided to be a self sustaining institution in Nigeria.   To achieve that mandate, Governor Wike, on Monday, handed over the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of adjoining property to the campus acquired by the Rivers State government to the Chairman of the Council of Legal Education, Chief Emeka Ngige, SAN. The presentation was made when Governor Wike conducted the Chairman of the Council…

Nigeria’s naked Supreme Court By Lasisi Olagunju 

When politicians tell big lies and then dare exasperated wailing wailers to go to court, they know what they are saying. The courts are dead. Anyone, today, can tell who will never lose a case in Nigeria whatever offence they commit. A virtual Àkúdàáyà (the dead living with the living) can seek to be king of Nigeria; with the appropriate wink, our courts will have no problem declaring the ethereal a prince and heir apparent. In the rubble of our courts are rodents and lizards and even snakes. A recent…

Dabiri-Erewa condoles family of Diplomat Otobo, calls for thorough investigation 

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the death of 70- year old Amb. Ejeviome Otobo in USA as very sad and painful. In a condolence message, Dabiri-Erewa said the circumstances of Otobo’s sudden disappearance and eventual death was very disturbing and heartbreaking. The NIDCOM boss condoled with the family of Ambassador Otobo , family and friends and prayed God to grant him eternal rest. She, however, called for independent investigation into the mysterious sudden disappearance of the Diplomat and his eventual death in USA. Mr…

Tinubu’s Certificate Saga:A Replica of PMB’s 2015 Episode. By Sani Danaudi Mohammed

  The 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended stated in a very clear terms in Section 131(d) that a person shall be qualified for election to the office of the President of Nigeria if he/she has been educated up to at least School Certificate level or its equivalent. By the school certificate, it implies Ordinary Level. This therefore renders anyone that has attained or acquired education leading to a certification by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or its equivalent eligible to contest for the office…

Managing Stress Against Hypertension and other Complication By Aishat M. Abisola

When it comes to human health, I feel as if most people simply ignore it until it becomes a liability. When people become stressed, they usually ignore it or become frustrated instead of finding a way to deal with or reduce it.   To be honest, I am a person that will ignore stress until it builds and finally boils over. Here is an example of that.   In April 2021, I was assigned with a task of planning an event with some of my classmates at the university which…

Fibroids: Expert Speaks On How To Prevent Them By Health Digest 

Dr. Stanley Egbogu, a consultant gynaecologist, is cautioning women against the use of natural remedies for the removal of fibroids.   Dr. Egbogu works at the Nnamdi Azikwe Teaching Hospital, Awka, Anambra and said this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos.   Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that can develop inside or around the womb (uterus). These growths are made up of muscle and fibrous tissue, and can vary in size.   Dr. Egbogu explained that many women take medicines that allegedly claim to…

NHRC asks Law Enforcement,Security agencies to stamp out torture 

The National Human Rights Commission NHRC has called on government and stakeholders at all levels to work harder to ensure that torture, inhuman and degrading treatment treatment or punishment meted out on citizens by security and law enforcement personnel is completely eradicated in the society.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission Chief Tony Ojukwu, SAN, made this call in Abuja over the weekend as Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2022 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The Day is observed on 26…

Lessons For Nigeria On The Ongoing Ekwremadu’s Trial For Alleged Child Trafficking And Attempt At Organ Harvesting.

There are several lessons Nigeria can learn as a country with regards to the ongoing Ekwwremadu’s trial over alleged child trafficking and organ harvesting in the UK.   The speed with respect to bringing the accused to courts for trail is quite impressive and demonstrate an entrenched and strong system of justice administration in the UK.It is instructive that Mr Ekwwremadu and his wife were arrested on Tuesday and in less than 24 hours they were Charged to court.if this offence was committed in Nigeria it would take weeks to…

Makinde congratulates new Acting CJN, Ariwoola

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has congratulated Honourable Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his elevation and swearing-in as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari.   Governor Makinde described Iseyin-born Ariwoola’s elevation as Acting CJN as a deserving development and reward for diligence, patriotism and service to the nation.   In a statement by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to the Governor, Moses Alao, Governor Makinde said he had no doubt that the jurist would restore the glory of Apex Court and the judiciary.   “I congratulate a…

Meet Iseyin -born New Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola

Following the suden resignation of of Justice Tanko Muhammad. as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in as the CJN.   Recall that Mr Tanko had resigned from his position reportedly on health grounds, according to a statement by the CJN’s Special Assistant on Media, Isah Ahuraka.   Sequel to this, Ariwoola who is the next most senior after Justice Mary Odili retired on May 12, after attaining the retirement age of 70 has been sworn in as acting CJN   The new CJN too,…