Category Archives: Opinion

NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

Leaving an Abusive Spouse – Should a Woman Remain Unhappy? The Nigerian/African reason

This article was written originally by: Faizat Badmus-Busari* Please note that this article concerns only abusive marriages, particularly where the wife is the victim and not the perpetrator. It is no news that a lot of Nigerian women stay in abusive

Leaving an Abusive Spouse – Should a Woman Remain Unhappy? The Nigerian/African reason

This article was written originally by: Faizat Badmus-Busari* Please note that this article concerns only abusive marriages, particularly where the wife is the victim and not the perpetrator. It is no news that a lot of Nigerian women stay in abusive

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

Religious Sentiments and the Law in Nigeria

Two major recent events in the Nigerian legislation arena have highlighted an issue, which different factions discuss only when it suits their whims and caprices. This article discusses this issue – the influence of religion in legislative matters. Like most

Religious Sentiments and the Law in Nigeria

Two major recent events in the Nigerian legislation arena have highlighted an issue, which different factions discuss only when it suits their whims and caprices. This article discusses this issue – the influence of religion in legislative matters. Like most

Mavi Mudiaga: Reply to Oluwaseun Babajide – Has the UK Goofed with the £3,000 Visa Bond Policy?

In the second quarter of this year, the British Government announced a potential new immigration policy, which proposes a £3000 visa bond for short-term visitors from Nigeria, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Ghana and Pakistan. The said bond would be deposited

Mavi Mudiaga: Reply to Oluwaseun Babajide – Has the UK Goofed with the £3,000 Visa Bond Policy?

In the second quarter of this year, the British Government announced a potential new immigration policy, which proposes a £3000 visa bond for short-term visitors from Nigeria, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Ghana and Pakistan. The said bond would be deposited

Femi Fani-Kayode: Achilles to the Igbos?

Since Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) published his essay/article titled “The Bitter Truth About the Igbos”, tempers have risen and rightly so. It even resulted in a twitter war between FFK and Oby Ezekwesili. I would spare readers the details of that article, but it

Femi Fani-Kayode: Achilles to the Igbos?

Since Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) published his essay/article titled “The Bitter Truth About the Igbos”, tempers have risen and rightly so. It even resulted in a twitter war between FFK and Oby Ezekwesili. I would spare readers the details of that article, but it

Mavi Mudiaga: Excessive Pay for Legislators is Justified

The fact that Nigerian legislators (senators, members of the House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly) earn ridiculous salaries is not breaking news- we are aware, we have complained, we have protested (within the walls of our homes) and

Mavi Mudiaga: Excessive Pay for Legislators is Justified

The fact that Nigerian legislators (senators, members of the House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly) earn ridiculous salaries is not breaking news- we are aware, we have complained, we have protested (within the walls of our homes) and