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Governments, especially the executive arm, tend to forget that it is the rule of law that makes it possible, in the first place, to define what national security is. They think national security is what the man or woman in power says it is – and quite often, meaning personal loyalty, convenience and security

It is unfortunate that the most important statement made so far at the ongoing Annual Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association, an outright derogation of the supremacy of the rule of law, has not yet generated any coherent response from either the Bar or the Bench.

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigeria Bar Association, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several other pressure groups and individuals had kicked against the increase, which some alleged was as high as 400 per cent

According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, Saraki said he was in complete agreement with the NBA that their input is necessary before bills go for public hearings.