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Big Brother Naija Housemate Cee-C Sparks Debate About Legal Education After Claiming Nigerian Judiciary Makes Laws

By Caleb Qwofi Right Sep20,2023
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Big Brother Naija housemate Cee-C has sparked a debate about legal education after claiming that the Nigerian judiciary makes laws.

Cee-C, a lawyer, made the claim during a conversation with other housemates on the reality show. She said that the judiciary is responsible for making laws because it interprets them in the courts.

However, Cee-C’s claim is incorrect. The Nigerian judiciary is responsible for interpreting and applying laws, but it does not make them. The Nigerian legislature is responsible for making laws.

Cee-C’s claim has sparked a debate about the quality of legal education in Nigeria. Some people have argued that her claim is evidence that law schools in Nigeria are not doing enough to teach students about the basics of the Nigerian legal system.

Others have argued that Cee-C’s claim is simply a mistake that anyone can make. They have said that it is possible that she simply made a slip of the tongue or that she was not thinking clearly when she made the claim.

Regardless of the reason for Cee-C’s claim, it is clear that there is a need for more education about the Nigerian legal system, both for law students and for the general public.

Legal Education in Nigeria

Legal education in Nigeria is regulated by the Council of Legal Education (CLE). The CLE is responsible for setting the standards for legal education and for accrediting law schools in Nigeria.

To become a lawyer in Nigeria, a person must complete a law degree from an accredited law school and then pass the Bar examination. The Bar examination is administered by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

The Nigerian Judiciary

The Nigerian judiciary is the branch of government that is responsible for interpreting and applying the law. The judiciary is made up of the courts of Nigeria.

The highest court in Nigeria is the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The Supreme Court has the power to hear appeals from all other courts in Nigeria.

Other courts in Nigeria include the Court of Appeal, the Federal High Court, the State High Courts, and the Magistrate Courts.

The Nigerian Legislature

The Nigerian legislature is the branch of government that is responsible for making laws. The legislature is made up of the National Assembly, which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

The Senate has 109 members, while the House of Representatives has 360 members. Members of the National Assembly are elected by the Nigerian people.

Conclusion

Cee-C’s claim that the Nigerian judiciary makes laws is incorrect. The Nigerian legislature is responsible for making laws. Cee-C’s claim has sparked a debate about the quality of legal education in Nigeria. It is important to educate the public about the Nigerian legal system.

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