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    Gov Fayose And Limit Of Immunity Clause

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    Legal pundits have continued to canvass salient points over the controversial issue of immunity clause for President, Vice President, governors and deputy governors. FEMI FALANA writes Sometime in 2004, Governor Ayo Fayose was reported by The News magazine to have stolen N1.2 billion from the coffers of Ekiti State government. The brutal killings in the…

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    CCT Vs Saraki: Why Supreme Court Order Cannot Stand

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    Some legal pundits have argued that the Supreme Court ruling ordering a stay of proceedings in the assets declaration case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) may impact negatively on Nigeria’s administration of criminal justice. Femi Falana writes On May 13, 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Administration of…

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    Beyond Olu Falae’s Kidnap

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    In October 2010, a traditional ruler and a college provost were abducted in Ekiti State by a gang of kidnappers. While the bandits were taking the victims to a hideout in Delta State a fatal accident occurred at Kabba in Kogi State. Both victims were killed while the kidnappers were seriously injured. The criminal elements…

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    The Legal Implications Of Kashamu’s Extradition

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    The Extradition Treaty between Nigeria and the United States was signed on June 24, 1935 while it entered into force on June 24, 1935. The treaty was signed with the United States by the British colonial regime which then exercised dominion over the territory of Nigeria. When Nigeria obtained political independence from the Britannic Majesty…

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    How The Supreme Court Wrongly Freed Bode George

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    Legal pundits have continued to express dismay over the  recent Supreme Court’s acquittal of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George. FEMI FALANA writes. In criticising the lack of commitment of the Goodluck Jonathan Administration to the anti-corruption crusade commentators have often failed to pay sufficient attention  to the penchant of…

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