Despite recent developments that are encouraging to say the least, such as the electoral reform act of late February 2022, much still needs to be done to fix Nigeria’s democracy. This article by John Egbeazien Oshodi is published by Punch. Here is an excerpt:
Nigerians, for the first time in a very long time, saw a new approach among lawmakers on questionable acts from the President and the judiciary around the recently signed Electoral Act 2022.
The Nigerian constitution, whether one views it as weak or vulnerable, does not answer every question, but it remains clear on separation of powers.
No court or judge in Nigeria has the power to stop legislators from doing their legislative duties, revisiting, or amending legislation.
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