NEC’s setting up of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry on rights violations by Police, propitious, but belated

NEC’s Setting Up Of State-based Judicial Panels Of Inquiry On Rights Violations By Police, Propitious, But Belated

National Economic Council’s recent directive to establish of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry nationwide to investigate complaints of Police brutality or related extra-judicial killings is propitious, but a tad belated. It is a default policy option. For years human right…

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Saving Generation COVID – Abiy Ahmed & Gordon Brown | Project Syndicate

Saving Generation COVID – Abiy Ahmed & Gordon Brown | Project Syndicate

That COVID-19 is “the great equalizer” is a myth. There is no equality of suffering or equality of sacrifice during a pandemic that is disproportionately hurting the poorest and most vulnerable. And while the health emergency has disproportionately harmed the…

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Between the Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian Visions of Nigeria’s Development, By Ejeviome Otobo & Oseloka H. Obaze

Between The Jeffersonian And Hamiltonian Visions Of Nigeria’s Development, By Ejeviome Otobo & Oseloka H. Obaze

The herders-farmers conflict Nigeria remains a thorny issue. The death, destruction and displacement arising from the conflict have been incremental, and have extended beyond the Middle-Belt region into various Nigerian communities. Besides, killings by herdsmen have assumed a sectarian nature,…

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Dearth of Dissent and Treason to Constitution – Oseloka H. Obaze

Dearth Of Dissent And Treason To Constitution – Oseloka H. Obaze

Legal, political and social dissents are part of the grounding principles of functional democracies. Hence, the dearth of dissent anywhere marks the birthing of subliminal and irreverent revolution. And so it is with Nigeria. By definition “dissent refers to having…

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