Fact check on underage voting in Voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has absolved the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission from allegations of gross underage voting in the last local government election in the state. Recall that the national chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, set up a special panel to investigate the allegations of electoral malpractice in the state. The chairman…

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY LACK POWER TO CHANGE ELECTION ORDER by Polycarp Dama Datau

 The constitution is the grund norm in the country and as such all arms, tiers, organs, institutions and bodies derive their powers and functions from it. Section 1(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) speaks about its supremacy and binding force over all authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Similarly, Section 1(3)  of  the  1999 Constitution as amended asserts its superiority over every other…

Check out the Judicial Survey Findings on Rule of Law

The Rule of the Law and Empowerment Initiative (also known as Partners West Africa – Nigeria) with support from MacArthur Foundation. To ensure effective collaboration, Partners West Africa – Nigeria worked with the state High Courts in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos & Ondo; Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee; the Nigerian Bar Association…