• Lawyer sues National Assembly over proposed immunity and pension laws

    Lawyer sues National Assembly over proposed immunity and pension laws

    A Lagos-based lawyer, Kabir Akingbolu, has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos to restrain the National Assembly (NASS) from sitting and debating for the purpose of passing into law any bill seeking to grant immunity and life pension to principal officers of the parliament.

    Akingbolu, in an originating summons, said the move by the lawmakers is not only detrimental to the wellbeing of every citizen of the country but amounts to gross violation of constitutional provisions, which frown against corrupt practices […]