Monthly Archives: February 2016

Why Buhari should declare state of emergency on Nigerian economy – S.T. HON,SAN

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By  Ibanga Isine – Premium Times A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Sebastine Hon, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately declare a state ofemergency on the nation’s ailing economy. Mr. Hon, who gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja, said the action was necessary to forestall national upheaval. “Following the abysmal performance of the […]

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A dissestion of Section 308 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended

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SEBASTINE T. HON, SAN, FCIArb.

Introduction Section 308 of the 1999 Constitution as amended, has in crystal clear terms restricted legal proceedings against the President and Vice-President of Nigeria and the Governors and Deputy Governors, respectively, of the various States. For clarity of purpose, the said section provides as follows: 308.-(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Constitution, but […]

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