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Neighboring Rights in Nigeria

NEIGHBORING RIGHTS IN NIGERIAABSTRACTIntellectual property law has proved to be a possible tool for the transmission and management of traditional cultural expressions and cultural heritage; protecting it from unauthorized use, reproduction, misappropriation and other forms of dishonest exploitation.  “Neighboring Rights” is one of those terms that can cause an awful lot of confusion due to the background of the name itself. It is often confused with relating to payments ...

Competition Law in the Telecommunication Industry in Nigeria

ABSTRACT Every viable legal system must have laws that regulate competition in other to adequately protect the market economy and ensure that the interests of consumers are adequately protected. This work therefore appraises the rules and regulations that have been instituted to encourage healthy competition in the telecommunication industry in Nigeria. This article therefore proffers suggestions for improvement of the Nigerian competition rules. It reviews the efficacy of the r...

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A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE PAYMENT OF CIVIL SERVANTS SALARY

The Civil Service is the administrative bureaucracy which occupies an essential position in the political system of nations. Throughout the world, the contributions of Civil Service in promoting sustainable and equitable economic growth are receiving increasing attention. Efficient and effective management of the Civil Service are critical to sustainable socio-economic development of a nation. Thus, any government that neglects this body is headed for socio-economic and political destru...

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SYSTEM BETWEEN THE ANTARCTIC TREATY SYSTEM AND THE ARCTIC REGIME: AN INSIGHT

ABSTRACTAntarctica and the Arctic often regarded as polar regions located at the south and north poles respectively plays an important role of sunlight reflection in the climatic system. Such geo-metrological function of the polar regions ensures the maintenance of balance on planet earth hence the need for protection of the regions as global commons. Thus, the focus of this paper is to x-ray the rationale behind the differential approach in environmental protection of both regions by adoptin...

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CULTURE AND UNIVERSALITY OF HUMAN RIGHTS.

ABSTRACTThe import of this essay is to show that international human rights are universal without ruling out the impact of culture in enhancing the effective implementation of the obligation of states in promoting, protecting and enforcement of international human rights. Although, the essay will not attempt to portray international human rights as being subservient to states' cultural practices but will establish complementarities between both. Thus, the approach of this essay will be t...

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AVAILING CLIMATE CHANGE JUSTICE USING HUMAN RIGHTS REGIMES AT NATIONAL LEVEL

AbstractClimate Change is a common concern of humankind. In the same viewpoint, there is relatively fairly scientific certainty and consensus that anthropogenic activities dictated by the pursuit of development have led to the present looming crisis of climate change ranging from sea level rise, coastal erosion, decrease in agricultural production, accessibility to clean water and impact on health. Similarly, thIS realization is gaining ground that climate change has a social, econo...

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RETRIBUTION IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

The concept of international criminal justice process is underpinned by several goals or objectives in international criminal law. Among the goals or objectives are retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, denunciation/education, vindicating the rights of the victims, recording history, and post-conflict reconciliation. Flowing from the above, the focus of this essay will be on retribution as one of the goals or objectives underpinning the international criminal justice p...

AGRO-ALLIED ACTIVITIES IN NIGERIA, IMPLICATION SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT In developing economics like Nigeria agro – allied industries are high in numbers, because it is the major source of both revenue to the government and job opportunities for the citizens. In Nigeria, agriculture apart from being the main strain of the economy, it has been recognized as the highest absolver of the labour force in the country. However, an unsustainable exploitation of Agricultural and agro-allied activities in the country, like logging of word,&nbsp...

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ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA, AN ASSESSMENT

Abstract Environmental security is an offshoot of the principle of sustainable development which focuses on societal and global environmental sustainability and peace in the face of uncontrolled environmental degradations that are witnessed in different parts of the world particularly in Nigeria. The environmental security and sustainability of biological resources have been affected by myriad of factors ranging from inadequate planning, weak proj...

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Building Collapse Syndrome And The Lagos State Urban And Regional Planning And Development Law

Introduction Shelter, is one of the basic needs of human kind. Apart from giving protection from elements of nature and providing storehouse for personal possessions; shelter in accordance with contemporary modern standards, must offer such infrastructure and services that would make dwellings conducive.   The need for a decent and safe home cannot be overemphasized, right from the Stone Age when man dwelt in caves to the present age of sophisticated buildings and superstructures, m...