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OF GRANDSTANDING AND HURRIED LOCKDOWNS

That there is serious slowdown in economic activities countrywide due to Covid 19 triggered lockdown and restrictions is no news. It is self-evident. Shortly after the Center for Disease Control confirmed the index case and subsequently some other cases of the dreaded coronavirus in the country, a number of state governments reacted .by imposing restrictions... Continue Reading →

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BEYOND THE CORONA PANDEMIC- DECONGESTION OF THE COURTS

We are currently witnessing a magnitude of global lockdown and shutdown of all aspects of human activity unprecedented in the history of the world or at least in  contemporary history. The court and judicial system has not been left out of this. COVID 19, a novel strain of the Coronavirus is the cause of this massive... Continue Reading →

THE BEST EASTER YET

It is an Easter like no other. Many alive today never have and never will experience anything like it. It is an Easter of a life time. Easter is usually a time of intense Christian and spiritual activity. But not this one. There is serious restriction and in some places outright ban on religious gatherings... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN COURT TO HOLD TWO-DAY JUDICIAL DIALOGUE IN DODOMA

  AFRICAN UNION UNION AFRICAINE UNIÃO AFRICANA AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS COUR AFRICAINE DES DROITS DE L’HOMME ET DES PEUPLES P.O Box 6274 Arusha, Tanzania Telephone: +255 27 2970430/31/32/33/34 Website:www.african-court.org Email: registrar@african-court.org    PRESS RELEASE AFRICAN COURT TO HOLD TWO-DAY JUDICIAL DIALOGUE IN DODOMA Arusha, 06 May 2019: A two-day national Judicial... Continue Reading →

THE SRI LANKA BLOODBATH AND THE REST OF US

This year’s Easter celebrations will remain in the memory of the world for quite a long time if not forever. It will not be for happy memories however. First, there was the very unusual inferno at the medieval structure of the Notre Dame Cathedral. Although no lives were lost, it was a remarkable historical tragedy.... Continue Reading →

AS THE ANCIENT NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL BURNS

  The above video by Euro News captures the falling spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral. As one of the most popular monuments in the world is ravaged by an inferno whose cause is yet to be determined, the heart of the world is poured out to Paris and to France, over four  hundred fire... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS TO DELIVER SIX JUDGMENTS

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will deliver five Judgments on Thursday (28 March 2019) and one on Friday (29 March 2019) at the close of its four-week sitting of the 52nd Ordinary Session at its Seat in Arusha, Tanzania. The Court  which is composed of eleven Judges, nationals of Member States of... Continue Reading →

POLICE AND MILITARY COMPLICIT IN SNATCHING OF ELECTORAL MATERIALS – NBA, EWG.

The second interim report of the Election Working Group of the Nigerian Bar Association has among others, indicted  security agents of state for widespread electoral infractions. The report is here reproduced unedited.   2ND INTERIM REPORT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION ELECTION WORKING GROUP ON THE 2019 GUBERNATORIAL AND HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS WHICH HELD... Continue Reading →

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINE (ANOTHER BOEING 737 MAX-8) CRASHES KILLING ALL PASSENGERS ON BOARD.

An Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 is reported to have crashed about six minutes after take off, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members. The plane crashed about 60 kilometres south- east of the capital, Addis Ababa. The cause of the crash is yet to be determined. A Nigerian professor, Pius Adesanmi is reported... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN COURT BEGINS 52ND ORDINARY SESSION ON MONDAY

PRESS RELEASE AFRICAN COURT BEGINS 52ND ORDINARY SESSION ON MONDAY   Arusha, 02 March, 2019: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will begin its 52nd Ordinary Session on Monday, 4 March 2019, at its Seat in Arusha, Tanzania. The four-week session will end on 29 March.   The Judges, among others, will examine... Continue Reading →

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