MURIC made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
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The development of the guidelines was supported by the Rule of Law and Anti Corruption project of the British Council and funded by the European Union.
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated the State Boundary Commission Committee and Boundary Technical Committee with a charge to always consider the best interest of Ekiti people above personal interest.
The American Bar Association has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other stakeholders in the coming general elections to respect the rule of law as Nigerians go to the polls from Saturday.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has assured Benue residents that he would ensure adequate security of lives and property, if elected Nigeria’s President.
I have chosen to write this letter to Your Excellency for the enviable role that your country plays as champion of Democracy and the Rule of Law. I am also writing you as Nigeria’s international development partner working together to deepen and strengthen our democracy as well as to help in the transformation of our economies and societies for the better.
The United States of America has demanded for respect for the Rule of Law and Constitution in the handling of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Key analysts have said that the plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over alleged failure of assets declaration will change citizens perceptions and orientation about laws.
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”
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 either the Bar or the Bench.
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 Progressives Congress-led government “will not sacrifice national security for the rule of law.”
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 unacceptable.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday said he is not losing sleep over threat to impeach him.