Research Papers/Topics in Law

Is State Police the antidote for effective policing in Nigeria?

This study is embarked upon to ascertain the viability of state police in Nigeria and whether a state police model would be the antidote for effective policing in Nigeria. The study examines the policing system in Nigeria and the advocacy for change in how the country is being policed, this is against the backdrop of the centralized structure of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) and the increased waning of confidence in its ability to effectively control the upsurge of violent crimes across the c...

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A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY OF LAW: IGBOMINA AS A CASE STUDY

There has been arguments as to the existence of any form of Law in Africa before colonization by some authors like Driberg, Holleman, Smith and hosts of other; who denied the existence of African Philosophy of Law on the one part and others like Elias, Idowu and some other African authors; who had favourably argued the existence of African Philosophy of Law on the other part. This study intends to support the view of African authors that there exists African Philosophy of Law in Tr...

The Need for the Implementation of Age Discrimination Law in Nigeria

In Nigeria today the only types of anti-discrimination laws under the constitution or any other statute are discrimination based on gender, disability, religion and ethnicity; there is currently no law preventing age discrimination.  The United Kingdom in 2006 enacted the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations then the Equality Act of 2010. This acts prevents discrimination based on Age, Disability, Gender reassignment, Marriage and Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and maternity, Race, Reli...

Customary Law Rule of Primogeniture and Its Discriminating Effects on Women’s Inheritance Right in Nigeria: A Call for Reformation

ABSTRACTTOPIC: Customary law rule of primogeniture and its discriminating effects on women’s inheritance right in Nigeria: A call for reformation.BODY:The patterns of inheritance particularly intestate estate under the customary law in Nigeria , have almost as many variations as there are ethnic groups in the country and many of the variations are discriminatory in practice. The perception of many societies in Nigeria that women are inferior to men adversely affects women’s right of inher...