Saturday, 21 February 2015

News Release: Why Court Rulings Barring Military From Polls’ Security Are Dead On Arrival

It is the irrefutable position of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law that court rulings before and during elections in Nigeria in recent times do not always stand the test of time. As a result, many, if not most of court rulings before or during polls particularly those coming from State and  Federal High Courts as well as the Court of Appeal are generally seen as pollutant viruses capable of plunging the country’s landscape into chaos of uncontrollable proportions. Such rulings are grossly influenced by mercantilist and primordial dispositions at the grand whims and caprices of parochial and politically mercantile interests of interested individuals and socio-political groups. Very worrisome it is that tainted men and women operating in the Hallowed Chambers of Venerable Justice sector in Nigeria always canonize and institutionalize such infamy to the painful point of making them part of Nigeria’s case laws.

News Release: Guinea Bissau Becomes Afreximbank’s 37th Member

Guinea Bissau has become the 37th country to join the African Export-Import bank (Afreximbank) as a Participating State, following the signing of the Bank’s Establishment Agreement by the Government, the Bank has announced in Cairo

U-Report: NHRC To Set Up High-Powered Committee To Investigate The Extrajudicial Killings In Zaria

Report By Stephen Lawan
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has pledged to set up a high-powered committee to investigate the killing of 34 people, mostly students by the Nigeria military during the International Quds Day procession in Zaria on 25 and 26 July, 2014.