Category Archives: Nigeria and Its People

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

On Voting by Nigerians in “Diaspora”

As reported, various groups and learned individuals have expressed their different views on the issue of whether or not Nigerians in Diaspora should be allowed to participate in the upcoming 2015 General elections. While some have expressed support for the

On Voting by Nigerians in “Diaspora”

As reported, various groups and learned individuals have expressed their different views on the issue of whether or not Nigerians in Diaspora should be allowed to participate in the upcoming 2015 General elections. While some have expressed support for the

‘Deportation’ Trend in Nigeria: The More You Look, the Less You See

When it comes to legal discourse, Nigeria never seems to lack a topic for discussion. Few weeks ago, the discourse was on child marriage and constitutional review. More recently, it has become the issue of “deportation” of Nigerians within Nigeria- Lagos State Government being

‘Deportation’ Trend in Nigeria: The More You Look, the Less You See

When it comes to legal discourse, Nigeria never seems to lack a topic for discussion. Few weeks ago, the discourse was on child marriage and constitutional review. More recently, it has become the issue of “deportation” of Nigerians within Nigeria- Lagos State Government being

Is every married woman of full age?

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) recently reviewed some of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFRN); section 29(4) was one of such provisions. It provides that for the purposes of

Is every married woman of full age?

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) recently reviewed some of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFRN); section 29(4) was one of such provisions. It provides that for the purposes of