On Sunday January 31, 2016, ThisDay Newspaper broke the news of a new proposed anti-money laundering Bill emanating from the president of Nigeria. The article launched into an elaborate examination of the proposed Anti-Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill 2016 sent to the National Assembly last week by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of … More New Anti-Money Laundering Bill; A Strange Move
On March 4, 2009, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir. The Pre-Trial Chamber held that it was satisfied that there were reasonable grounds to believe that he is criminally liable under Article 25(3) (a) as a direct perpetrator or as an indirect co-perpetrator for … More President Omar Al Bashir In South Africa; What Would South Africa Do?
Terrorism has become a phenomenon in Africa. How can the government combat the scourge of Terrorism? … More T IS FOR TERROR: THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF AFRICA
Photo Credit-https://justiceinconflict.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/yes-to-icc.jpg Discussions about the ICC happen all too frequently among young Africans. Many people are of the opinion that the ICC has not been very effective in handling international crimes, this assertion is made going by its record of convictions of the Court in the past (12) years of its existence. Others also believe … More IS THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT SPECIFICALLY TARGETING AFRICA?
I have been away for too long. I realize that sometimes we neglect our passion to pursue the aim of making a better life for ourselves. No excuses but I guess that I am guilty. I am back, wiser and better and I have my husband to thank for always making it very uncomfortable for … More THE LADY LAWYER IS BACK
It is an established principle that every government derives its authority from the Constitution, this is made clear in Section 14(2)(a) of the CFRN 1999. A Constitution should normally be a representation of the agreement between the citizenry and the government on how the State should be run and the people governed. Nigeria comprises about 160 … More RECYCLE,REVOKE OR REPLACE
It’s a new year! Wow 2014 is here. So many things happened towards towards the end of the year 2013, good things I must say, including yours truly becoming a Mrs. (blushing bride), obviously these good things reduced my commitment to this blog. One of my new year resolutions (do people still make that?) is … More It’s a New Year
It’s been a long week and few days since I last posted on this blog, between that times and now, a lot has happened. I was tempted to title this post ‘Prisoners Rights in the Prison System’, but i remembered that the Nigerian system is quite distinct and different from what obtains in other parts … More Rights of Prisoners in the Nigerian Prison System
My work at Babcock University, Ogun State locates me very close to the Sagamu Prison. Situated on the top of a slope in Isale Oko on the outskirts of the town, this prison is among the ones I have had the opportunity to interact closely with, its officials and inmates. Visiting this prison for the first … More Prison Conditions in Sagamu, Nigeria
Hello there, Welcome to my blog! This is my maiden post and I’m excited to share my thoughts with you. I look forward to a rewarding time sharing my thoughts on legal issues that I encounter during my everyday work on this site. I anticipate great responses. That will be all for now. Cheers. The … More First Post