Symington said this on Monday at the convocation lecture of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, where he delivered a lecture on: “Citizen Leadership and the Link between Economic Diversity and Democratic Good Governance”
Rule of Law
Abuja-based group, Society for Rule of Law in Nigeria, has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against allowing itself to be used to settle political scores with the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.
The Department of State Services has reiterated its commitment to support democratic institutions, respect rule of law and protect citizens of Nigeria.
This was part of the communique issued at the end of the annual conference of the association in Abuja on Friday
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will always uphold the sanctity of the rule of law in governing the country, while assuring German Chancellor Angel Merkel that all agreements will be fully respected.
Soyinka said this in reaction to the position of President Buhari that the Rule of Law must be subject to the nation’s security and national interest.
Falana said this in a paper he presented on Wednesday at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja.
The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party says national security and national interest must always be part of rule of law for Nigeria’s democracy to be meaningful.
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…
Frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), and the Chairman of the Edo State chapter of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, have faulted the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that his All…
The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that his statement claiming that the rule of law will become secondary to his whims and self-determined “national interest” is strange to Nigeria’s laws and completely…
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday said he is not losing sleep over threat to impeach him.
Banire, in a statement he personally signed on Monday, also encouraged the party to pursue the path of the Rule of Law.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the resolution from the session, which lasted over three hours, and declared that the lawmakers would not hesitate to move against the president if he failed to comply.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, noted this in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, to mark the 2018 World Press Freedom Day with the theme; “Keeping Power In Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law”.
He stated that a situation where people frown at the actions of the legislature taken in the course of carrying out its constitutional duties negates the Principle of Separation of Powers and the Rule of Law.