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Judicial Mercenarism, By Chidi Odinkalu

IN July 1977, the Organization of African Unity adopted a Convention for the Elimination of Mercenarism in Africa. It offered a definition of a mercenary to include someone who “is motivated to take part in hostilities essentially by the desire for…

The Reign of Pillow-Talk Law, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

Professor Chidi Odinkalu “Our politicians are no longer content with hiring Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), they also have their own judges.” – Olusegun Adeniyi, When Judges Imperil Democracy, (4 Jan. 2018) WHEN he announced himself to the world on January 1, 1984…

How State Governors’ Counter Directives Amount To Treason — Professor Chidi Odinkalu

Human rights activist and lawyer, Professor Chidi Odinkalu has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has not disobeyed the order of the Supreme Court by his pronouncement and that the counter directives by some state governors against the president’s order amount…