President Buhari assents to Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Act, 2017

President Buhari on December 29, 2017 assented to the “Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Act, 2017.” The Act makes it compulsory for every hospital whether (private or public) to treat a victim of gunshot wounds irrespective of whether the person has a police clearance or not[1]. It also imposes a duty on security agents and other persons to render every possible assistance…

Assessing the Federal Government’s proposal of Cattle-Colonies

The recent attacks and massive killings of indigenes and inhabitants of several communities in Benue State on 30th December 2017 to 2nd January, 2018 sent shockwaves across the country. It emphasises more than ever, the importance of finding a lasting solution to the farmers & herdsmen clashes that has become a perennial issue in the country. Recently, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief…