Okorocha’s Era of Errors By Stanley Ibe [READ]

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is the new poster boy for George Santayana’s timely warning: “those who cannot remember the past are condemned...

TS COLUMNIST: Nigeria: Good People, Bad Politics? by Stanley Ibe [READ]

Nigerians are good people. Forget what politics and politicians make us say and do to one another. There is inherent greatness in the way...

TS COLUMNIST: How NULAI Is Promoting Social Justice in Nigeria by Stanley Ibe [READ]

Sometime in 2005, Nasiru Muktar, a young student of the Nigerian Law School received an invitation to participate in the 1st Client Counseling and...

TS COLUMNIST: Why Poverty Should Not Be A Crime In Africa by Stanley Ibe...

In a 2016 Report titled Poverty in a Rising Africa, the World Bank estimated that Africa’s poor fell from 56% in 1990 to 43%...

[TS COLUMNIST] Setting the Best Foot Forward – PALU & The Promise of a...

The magnificent Ramada Plaza Hotel in Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis played host to lawyers across Africa from 27-29 September 2018. The event was the...

[TS COLUMNIST] Getting it Right: Lawyers & the Struggle for Bar Leadership in Nigeria...

Nigerian Bar Association’s highly anticipated elections are due in another ten days. From July 27-28, eligible lawyers will get a chance to choose one...

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....

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...

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