OPL 245: The most popular oil block by Reuben Abati [READ]

By Reuben AbatiThe Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to...

TS COLUMNIST: A Woman’s Worth by Tunji Somade [READ]

Dear woman, Let nobody deceive you, don’t be brainwashed into thinking that being wealthy is what makes you valuable. Whether or not you’re rich, you’re...

The Path to Policing Assemblies Appropriately in Africa By Stanley Ibe [OPEN]

By Stanley Ibe Twice in the last month, Nigeria’s Police has had to “forcefully” disperse protesters in the country’s capital, Abuja. The protests were directed...

Lessons from Malawi Law Society’s 2018 Leadership Transition by Stanley Ibe [READ]

On a recent visit to the warm heart of Africa – Malawi – I had the good fortune of joining members of its law...

Promoting Legal Aid Reform through Strategic Planning – A Brief Reflection on Nigeria’s National...

Although constitutionally mandated under the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria, access to legal aid is often a luxury for indigent arrested persons. With about 120,000...

Setting the agenda for the next leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association by Stanley...

The two year term of Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud-led national leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association ends this August. Ahead of the handover ceremonies, lawyers...

Africa’s Rights Commission Takes Bold Step Against Sexual Violence by Stanley Ibe [CLICK]

A major highlight of the recently concluded 61st ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights was the launch of “Guidelines...

TS COLUMNIST: The African Commission at 30: Reflections on Progress and Setbacks by Stanley...

The smallest country in mainland Africa – The Gambia - hosts a very important institution. Headquartered in Banjul, The Gambia, the African Commission on...

TS COLUMNIST: ECOWAS Court Establishes Precedent on Gender-Based Violence & Discrimination By Stanley Ibe...

Nigeria has a vibrant women’s rights movement comprising individuals and organizations who recognize that women deserve better than they are getting at the moment....

OPINION: Nigeria is Begging Companies to Fix its Roads But Will This Solve The...

By Adewunmi Emoruwa It appears Nigeria has finally devised a way of out of its infrastructure woes. Or not quite. The cabinet minister in charge...

TS COLUMNIST: Okorocha and the Quest for Accountability in Imo – Stanley Ibe [CLICK]

At a time the debate for restructuring Nigeria has gained some currency on account of perceived marginalization of sections of the country, the question...

TS COLUMNIST: Reflections on Nigeria’s NGO Bill – Stanley Ibe [READ]

Nigeria is a fast-moving adventure. Too many things happen so quickly that keeping pace can be difficult sometimes. Therefore it takes more than a...

Nigeria’s Legal Aid Lawyers Make A Huge Breakthrough [READ]

It all started in 2005, when 16 newly qualified Nigerian lawyers started visiting detainees held in police stations as part of their compulsory national...

TS COLUMNIST: Finding New Ways of Discussing Old Problems: Family Planning and the Nigerian...

In the last fifteen years, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Nigeria has busied itself with the propagation of family planning and the promotion of...

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