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

A Legislator’s Multi-lemma

Tempers seem to have cooled-off from the #ChildNotBride campaign, which might be because the “activists” have gone back to the  drawing-board to re-strategise (as recommended), or they got tired/bored, or have gone back to their daily lives and would be back (shortly). Beside the issue

A Legislator’s Multi-lemma

Tempers seem to have cooled-off from the #ChildNotBride campaign, which might be because the “activists” have gone back to the  drawing-board to re-strategise (as recommended), or they got tired/bored, or have gone back to their daily lives and would be back (shortly). Beside the issue

‘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

Child Marriage and Marital Rape: The Morality Divide

It is fairly settled, that child marriage is not exactly illegal in Nigeria, provided that the intricacies involved in the law(s), applicable to the particular kind of marriage being contracted, are complied with; e.g. requirement of consent from the minor’s

Child Marriage and Marital Rape: The Morality Divide

It is fairly settled, that child marriage is not exactly illegal in Nigeria, provided that the intricacies involved in the law(s), applicable to the particular kind of marriage being contracted, are complied with; e.g. requirement of consent from the minor’s

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