Research Papers/Topics in Law

What is Innovative in the Nigeria Police Act 2020

IntroductionThe Nigeria Police Act, 2020 which formally came into force on the 15th day of September 2020, by the assent of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari repealed the Police Act Cap P19 Laws of the Federation 2004. The general desire or aim of the new Act is to provide for an effective police service system for Nigeria which is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, management of its resources and ...

Recruitment Of Child Soldiers In Armed Conflicts In The Great Lakes Region: The Role Of Legal And Human Rights Instruments In The Protection Of Children's Rights

AbstractThe Great Lakes Region which constitutes of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi is a region that has been invariable embroiled in wars and conflicts spanning decades. Broadly, a number of factors are responsible for this state of affairs ranging from social, cultural, economic and political factors. More specifically however, divergence in political thought and opinion, ethnicity, imperialistic tendencies, the struggle for wealth and natur...

Analysis of the role and obligation of joint bank account holders. The law and practice. Case study: tanzania

ABSTRACT This works the rights and obligation of joint account holder's law and practice is organized in four chapters as follows. Chapter one is on introductory remarks and comprises background to the research problem, statement of the problem, literature review, the hypothesis, and research methodology. Chapter two deals with the historical development of joint account holders and comprises the basic concept and mechanism, the meaning of joint account from vaiious sources, the types ...

The Critique Of The Legal Frame Works For The Protection Of Wetlands In Uganda: A Case Study Of Kamp Ala Capital City Authority.

The Research evaluated the adequacy of the existing legal frame work for the protection of wetlands,the rationale for the conservation of wetlands and the mechanisms that are put in place to conserve the wetland resources.The case study makes use of qualitative research methods to make a critical analysis of wetland policies in Kampala capital city authority.The research was conducted tlu·ough legal policy analysis,literature review and interviews with the stake holders&n...

An Examination On Efficacy Of Disclosure Requirements In Capital Markets Authority Case Study: Kenya

AbstractWorld over, most securities investors stay glued to the affairs at the stock exchange markets. In Kenya, the situation is not different as one can easily find the investors either watching at the live trading of securities at the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) or following up on the progress in the media. All these constitute the 'appetite' to know the affairs of their investment. Most of the investors in the securities market are yet to come to terms with the happenings at the Na...

The Machinery For Raising Capital By Companies Through Debt Finances In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study aimed at examining critically the legal machinery for creating debenture by companies, rights of  the debentures holders and methods of enforcement of the debenture in Nigeria.  The machinery for raising capital through debenture is not well articulated in the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 1990. The position of the law on the rights and duties of the parties to a floating charge is inadequate and reforms are urgently required as current editi...

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Identifying legal issues

This work aims at knowing how to identify legal issues even in a very difficult circumstances using the required method.

"It Takes Two To Tango”: Libraries Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Preservation Of Indigenous Knowledge On Textile Craft Making (Adire) Among Women

Abstract Indigenous Knowledge (IK) serves as a basic input to sustainable development, perhaps due to its distinctive nature in the knowledge economy. Despite the several benefits of IK to sustainable development, many African nations have lost their cultural and customary knowledge due to inadequate attention of heritage institutions especially libraries, in ensuring that IK constitutes part of their collections. Women are at the forefront of using IK to improve livelihoods in areas s...

Progress and Challenges of Implementing the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in Uganda

Introduction to the study “As a consequence of complementarity, the number of cases that reach the Court should not be a measure of its efficiency. On the contrary, the absence of trials before this Court, as a consequence of the regular functioning of the national institutions, would be a major success” 

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...


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