Neither the people of Nigerian nor their representatives actually wrote the supposed (1999) Constitution. Rather, the Constitution was merely imposed on the people of Nigeria by dictatorial military leaders who had their own axe to grind.
The big question, however, is – are the present crop of Nigerian youths qualified for leadership? To that, I say a big YES. When we talk about our youths, all focus must not be on the youths residing in Nigeria alone. Globally, many young Nigerians are doing the country proud and excelling in their different fields of endeavour.
Charly Boy and his fellow peaceful protesters have a right to protest the President’s continued stay in London because the alibi they’ve gotten as governance wasn’t in their interest.
The doctrine of separation of powers is for checks and balances of the legislative, executive and judicial powers but there is no watertight compartment.
The function of the Nigerian military men is to defend the territory and frontiers of Nigeria; they are meant to “wage war” in the defence of the country. Unfortunately, the issue of military men victimizing the common man has been a convention.
“they can appoint an Interim Government to take over the administration of the state pending the time political stability will be restored”.
“Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, who read the lead judgment, held that “no matter the circumstances of the birth of a female child, such a child is entitled to an inheritance from her later father’s estate”
“With the judgement, and perhaps moves to reunite factions, many political pundits are optimistic that the former vibrant party will now be able to offer a robust opposition to the ruling APC”
“This is because the Nigerian Police obtained the requisite order to remand him for three months pending the time thorough investigation would be completed and he would be properly arraigned in court”