Category: Legal

Rape and Defilement: A parallel Line That Can Never Meet by OLAYINKA ABDURRAZZAQ

Rape and Defilement: A parallel Line That Can Never Meet OLAYINKA ABDURRAZZAQ Recently, the Nigerian lawmakers solidified the punishment for rape because of the bad effect it has on the community. This is a good development though, there is a need to revisit this law with defilement inclusive. While rape is bad, defilement is worse.…

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WRIT OF CERTIORARI

WRIT OF CERTIORARI The term Certiorari is Latin for “to be made certain” . It is a prerogative writ of common law origin. It is a form of judicial review. The Court of Appeal in the case of ITAM V OROK (2013) AELR 1581 (CA) adopted the definition of H. W.R WADE & C.F FORSYTH’S…

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Lady Justice on Digital: Citizens’ Access to Justice Must Not be Altered by Olayinka Abdurrazzaq

Lady Justice on Digital: Citizens’ Access to Justice Must Not be Altered Olayinka Abdurrazzaq The cost of justice in Nigeria is too expensive to buy. Though in the extant law of our country it is settled that Justice is free as bail. But in reality, either of the two grants without fund. The arrival of…

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THE OFFENCE OF MURDER UNDER THE LAW_By Ogungbe Barakat Ebunoluwa_

THE OFFENCE OF MURDER UNDER THE LAW _By Ogungbe Barakat Ebunoluwa_ Definition is given by individuals or set of individuals according to their ideas, idiosyncrasies, ideologies and perspective of the subject. The Black’s Law dictionary defines murder as “the crime committed where a person of sound mind and discretion (that is, of sufficient age to…

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