Great Expectations as General Muhammadu Buhari prepares to take over as President and Commander in Chief

Former President, General Muhammadu Buhari’s victory represents a significant moment in Nigeria’s political history. For one, the General has become the first opposition candidate to win a Presidential election in one of Nigeria’s most keenly contested elections. The incumbent President’s defeat is the first time in the history of democratic elections in Nigeria that a sitting government has failed to win a second term. Since…

President Jonathan signs New Anti Trafficking Act into Law

President Goodluck Jonathan assented to the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015 on 26th March 2015. The Act primarily intends to reflect recent developments in trafficking that were not included under the repealed Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2003 (as amended in 2005). It also ensures that the penalties for breaching the provisions of the law are consistent with…