Analysis

The Nigerian Army and Operation Positive Identification: How not to Abuse National Security Concepts by Alex Ekemenah

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“The complicated tangle of issues in the ongoing conflict in the world needs to be clearly and accurately understood before any appropriate remedy can be designed and implemented” (Greg Simons: “Fourth Generation Warfare and Clash of Civilizations”, in Journal of Islamic Studies, 21:3 (2010), p. 391). Chasing Shadows In early September, the Nigerian Army announced […]

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The Immune Waives His Immunity: A Sheer Derogation of the Provisions of the Nigerian Constitution by Muhammad Buhari

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It is an ongoing constitutional issue that draws legal attention for urgent consideration as to whether an immune personality possesses the choice to waive his immunity so as to pursue legal process in a court of law. It was established, long ago, by the apex court to the effect that an immune personality could never […]

Analysis

God Shield the King and King Wants to Strip Himself: Tiptoeing with Immunity through the Minefields of Nigerian Law By Ahmad Abubakar Dubagari

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Background The Vice -President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN was alleged to have siphoned the sum of N 90billion from the Federal Inland Revenue Service to fund the 2019 general elections. In his reaction to this allegation, the Vice president who has reached the apex in both academia and Legal practice, […]

Legal

Legal Immunity as an Unwaivable Right by Alkasim Abubakar

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The Black Law Dictionary eighth edition defines the terms immunity and waiver as;Immunity. ‘Any exemption from a duty, liability, or service of process; such an exemption granted to a public official’. and Waiver as ‘The voluntary relinquishment or abandonment  express or implied  of a legal right or advantage; Section 308 (1) of the 1999 constitution of […]