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Child Rights Law and Our unsafe Future

by Tope Akinyode “If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” — Mahatma Ghandi. Because human rights belong to each person, one may hastily pontificate that child rights are subsumed in human rights. Although […]

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7 Facts about Deputy Senate President Omo-Agege Esq

Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday emerged the Deputy Senate President of the ninth National Assembly. He was declared the winner after polling 68 votes. Here are nine facts you need to know about him: • Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege is a Nigerian lawyer and politician. • He is currently representing the Delta State central […]

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NBA Abuja Lawyers Health Insurance Wellness Updates: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, URTIs, affect the respiratory system, making it difficult for the related organs like the nose, throat, pharynx, larynx, and bronchi to work properly. The broad term refers to any contagious infection of the upper respiratory tract. General symptoms can include fever, fatigue, headache, pain during swallowing, wheezing etc. It can be […]

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Fallacy of Double Jeopardy By Olokooba AbdulWasiu

In its simplest meaning, the phrase ‘Double Jeopardy’ can be seen as a right to only one trial for an offence. And with legal maxims, it can be expressed as either Autre Fois Acquit (that he has already been acquitted for the offence he is standing trial for), or Autre Fois Convict (that he has […]

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ADR as A Viable Alternative in Government Dispute by Prof. Sylvester Shikyil, SAN

Being a presentation at a workshop on Government Contracts Dispute Resolution, held at Abuja Chamber of Commerce International Expo Center on the 7th May, 2019 Introduction •Disputes are inevitable part of human interaction •They may be domestic, international, civil, commercial or economic in nature •The Adversary system of Dispute Resolution has been the cornerstone of […]

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Legality of Marijuana in Nigeria: A Legal Opinion

By Kayode Ajulo, PhD Abstract In the recent times, there have been calls from different quarters on the need to legalize the use of Marijuana in Nigeria. This legal opinion considers the mischief behind the laws proscribing the production, possession, sale and use of Marijuana and thereafter considers the benefits of legalizing Marijuana in Nigeria. […]

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Administration of Criminal Justice: Winning the Argument

By Abdulrasheed Ibrahim Before proceeding with this issue at hand, I want to first correct an error I made in the last week write-up titled: STILL ON DEFENCE OF THE HOLDERS OF LLB DEGREES IN SHARIA AND COMMON LAW wherein I referred to Dr. Saheed Ahmad Rufai as a lecturer at Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, […]

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New Law: Confessional Statements taken by Security Agents in the Absence of Accused’s Lawyers are Inadmissible, Useless in Law

By Dele Igbinedion Esq. I suppose that, growing up, I was some kind of bookworm. I liked tarrying in libraries and reading. Reading any book that I could lay my hands on. Especially English and American Literature. So, was it that I read “Rip Van Winkle”. The book was a short story by an American […]

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Emmanuel John Zebulon: Saved from the Hangman’s Noose

By Oluwatomisin Olatunji The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, just did something very joyous. It set aside the death sentence passed on Emmanuel John Zebulon by the High Court of Lagos State since 2016. It is always a thing of immense joy to a prisoner when acquitted on appeal of a crime for which he […]

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Committees on Prerogative of Mercy must Come to the Rescue of Condemned Prisoners in Nigeria

By Lakpene Yusuf Bida, Esq. This is the great problem our unfortunate brothers and sisters caught up with these senerious are presently facing in the prisons.Especially in the Northern States as they have resigned to faith. The greatest problem any human being can be confronted is the denial of freedom of movement and liberty to […]

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