Disclaimer: This is not a legal article; it is a product of my recent reflections, continue reading at your own risk. I have a fascination for museums. I must admit I haven’t visited many in Nigeria. I usually visit important historical sites and museums in any country I visit. This helps me to appreciate the … More Who Is Afraid of the Past?
Being in Berlin this past few weeks has been very dreamy. The painful history of the city that is evidenced all around exist side by side the tangible beauty of an old but new city. Fashion, street food and the vibrant cultural events that happen in Berlin especially during summer makes it all very fascinating. I … More Berlin through my eyes
On March 4, 2009, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir. The Pre-Trial Chamber held that it was satisfied that there were reasonable grounds to believe that he is criminally liable under Article 25(3) (a) as a direct perpetrator or as an indirect co-perpetrator for … More President Omar Al Bashir In South Africa; What Would South Africa Do?
Originally posted on The Lady Lawyer:
I decided to name this post in a classic Sue Grafton style in honor of her famous alphabet series. Although her ‘T is for Trespass’ ours is for Terror. From the UN headquarters in Abuja to Westgate mall in Nairobi, from Nyanya to Chibok and most recently Garissa University…
Terrorism has become a phenomenon in Africa. How can the government combat the scourge of Terrorism? … More T IS FOR TERROR: THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF AFRICA
Photo Credit-https://justiceinconflict.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/yes-to-icc.jpg Discussions about the ICC happen all too frequently among young Africans. Many people are of the opinion that the ICC has not been very effective in handling international crimes, this assertion is made going by its record of convictions of the Court in the past (12) years of its existence. Others also believe … More IS THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT SPECIFICALLY TARGETING AFRICA?
I have been away for too long. I realize that sometimes we neglect our passion to pursue the aim of making a better life for ourselves. No excuses but I guess that I am guilty. I am back, wiser and better and I have my husband to thank for always making it very uncomfortable for … More THE LADY LAWYER IS BACK
It is an established principle that every government derives its authority from the Constitution, this is made clear in Section 14(2)(a) of the CFRN 1999. A Constitution should normally be a representation of the agreement between the citizenry and the government on how the State should be run and the people governed. Nigeria comprises about 160 … More RECYCLE,REVOKE OR REPLACE
It’s a new year! Wow 2014 is here. So many things happened towards towards the end of the year 2013, good things I must say, including yours truly becoming a Mrs. (blushing bride), obviously these good things reduced my commitment to this blog. One of my new year resolutions (do people still make that?) is … More It’s a New Year
Another male lawyer in equity writes for the Lady Lawyer blog. Read, Comment, Share! Regards, It was my second visit to the Nigerian Prisons, July 4, on a trip with Equity Chambers, OAU to the Ife Medium Security Prisons. We had paid a similar visit to the Ilesha Prisons a couple of years back with … More NO JUSTICE FOR THE POOR