Research Papers/Topics in Law

An Evalution Of The Ownership And Control Of Oil And Gas In Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis With Other Jurisdictions

ABSTRACTThis paper evaluates the ownership and control of oil and gas in Nigeria and the experiences with other jurisdictions. As it is a common knowledge that the bulk of Nigeria revenue is derived from petroleum produce for many years now up until the recent drop in the price of petroleum due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this knowledge, this paper intends to reveal the intendment of the legislature by vesting ownership and control of oil and gas to be within the purview of the State. Sect...

A Critical Appraisal Of The Innovations, Problems And Prospects Of The Administration Of Criminal Justice Act 2015, In The Nigerian Justice System

ABSTRACTThe recent revelation that it takes twenty two long years to conclude a case up to the Supreme Court, and between five to ten years at the state High Courts, which has made public the challenge of criminal justice administration in Nigeria is startling. Even without further query, it presupposes that the problem with the judiciary is deeply entrenched at the root of its entire structure, and beginning from the court gatemen to bailiffs, clerks, registrars, and messengers down to typis...

An Appraisal Of The Rights Of Victims, Witnesses And Defendants Under The Administration Of Criminal Justce Act (Acja) 2015

ABSTRACTThis long essay aims to examine the existence of rights, under the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015, accorded to victims of crime, witnesses in criminal proceedings and criminal defendants and analyze them through comparison with both the antecedence of Nigerian administration of criminal justice as well as global and international standards on these rights through a qualitative doctrinal research of said Act. The purpose of this is to explore the p...

An Examination Of The Legal Rights Of Surgical Patients Under The Nigerian Laws

ABSTRACTWith the passing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 and signing of the International Covenants on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 and the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966, there has been a global emphasis on human rights. The issue of patients’ rights has also been brought to prominence with the advent of modern technology and the availability (and use) of artificial measures to prolong life; the evolution of legal rights and duties of patients, an inc...

Collaborating with other Disciplines: Best Practice For Legal Clinics - A Case Study of the Women’s Law Clinic, University of Ibadan Nigeria

Abstract There is a gradual shift in research towards a multi-disciplinary approach. This paradigm move is in compliance with globalization. According to Carla Mariano, the human service professions are facing problems so complex that no one discipline can possibly respond to them effectively. 1 It has been noted that many clients in the Women’s Law Clinic (WLC) of the University of Ibadan not only have problems tagged as legal, but problems closely related to other disciplines such a...

The Machinery Justice in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe human society is dynamic, interrelated and ever growing and advancing in every ramification. The rule o f the jungle where the fittest and the fiercest is in charge cannot be tolerated if there is going to be anything like civilisation. Yet human nature itself breeds oppression o f the weak by the strong - while the evolution of the state itself has to do with protection o f the weak from the oppressive tendencies o f the strong. The quest for justice and protection brought...

LAW AND JUSTICE

Legal scholars, texts  and philosophers have been given different definitions to the term law.

THE REPORT OF THE NATIONAL STUDY GROUP ON DEATH PENALTY

ABSTRACTThe National Study Group of Death Penalty was inaugurated by the Honorable Minister for Justice and Attorney General of the Federation

THE PROTECTION OF NIGERIAN CITIZENS FROM ARBITRARY ARREST

ABSTRACTThe constitution guarantees no man against arrest.

LAWS AND PRACTICES RELATING TO WOMEN’S INHERITANCE RIGHTS IN NIGERIA AN OVERVIEW

Nigeria is a country in the Western Africa that lies East of the Republic of Benin, South of the Republic of Niger and Chad, West of" the Republic of Cameroon and North of the Gulf of Guinea. The capital city, Abuja, is centrally located. 

JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA- A CASE FOR URGENT REFORMS

ABSTRACTIn contemporary times, there has been increased awareness for the need to make Special provisions for the protection of children and young persons known as juveniles.

DRUG ABUSE IN MAN FROM ANIMALS PERSPECTIVE: HEALTH, SOCIO ECONOMIC AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS

ABSTRACTThe problem of drug abuse and illegal trafficking in drug by man is no longer a new phenomenon in Nigeria.

Violence Against Children: The Dissonance Between Law And Practice

ABSTRACTChild Abuse in Nigeria is an age long plague which has over the years left traumatic effects on the victims of its harshness on the one hand; and oh the other has become a menace which seeks to seriously threaten the sanctity and stability of a credible future for Nigeria.

A CRITIQUE OF THE CHILD RIGHTS LAW Cap C155 Volume 1, LAWS OF OGUN STATE 2006

ABSTRACTThe Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2006 is the present law governing issues relating to children and young persons below the age of eighteen (18) years in Ogun State and protecting of the rights of children and other related matters The Law replaced the Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2003 which was signed into law by the former Governor of the State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on 3rd March 2004 The Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2006 is divided into nine (9) parts and has ninety three...

The Perception of The Police by The Poor: A Case Study of Four Communities in Oyo State - Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe Nigerian Police force is the primary law enforcement agency in Nigeria. It is the first contact that a person has with the criminal justice system. The members of the police force perform so many functions and they deal closely with the people. There is a legal adage which says that “The law is no respecter o f persons". Therefore, during the interaction o f the police with the members o f the public, all persons are expected to be treated equally without regard to sex, age...


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