Federalism and National Unity – Optimising the Richness of Diversity

It is a privilege to be invited to deliver the University of Ibadan Faculty of Law 2014 Public Lecture on the subject ‘Federalism and National Unity – Optimising the Richness of Diversity’. I would like to share with you my thoughts on a subject, whose importance to our country, particularly at this point, has been brought to […]

Legal Education & the Legal Profession – A Reality Check

It is a privilege to be invited to speak at my alma mater on this very special day, marking the 50thanniversary of the Nigerian Law School/Council of Legal Education. I would like to share with you my thoughts on a subject, whose importance in recent times, has been brought to the front burner as it […]

‘Nationalism’ and ‘Patriotism’ –A Confused and Confusing Usage

Nationalism and Patriotism may connote something similar, yet they mean different things. These two terms are often wrongly used interchangeably. This erroneous approach has been described as a confused and confusing usage[1]. This confusion is pronounced that there is no generally agreed origin of nationalism. This should surprise considering how popular the term is among fighters […]