Investigation and Arraignment by Security Agencies; An Overview of the Right to Personal Liberties of Nigerians

The Task of Crime Prevention/ Detention Crime prevention and/or policing in every society is agreed across all schools of thought to be a very difficult task. However,  a country like ours, it is more difficult considering the absence of necessary technology based apparatus of investigation like a collective database of all citizens and residents of…

What You Should Know Regarding PHCN/NEPA

God: Let there be light! (PHCN) Presidents forum:  America:              Present China:                  Present Australia:             Present  Nigeria left the group chat.  How many people have had their lights disconnected by NEPA?! Calm down, calm down. I know we…

The Law and Indecent Acts in Nigeria

Since we were children, our society has made it obvious that indecent acts will not be condoned. A society is largely responsible for what is termed or considered to be “indecent”, however, there is a general agreement that certain acts are globally considered to be indecent. Acts that fall under this category usually involve children…

Tenancy; The Practice In Various Jurisdictions Across Nigeria

Accommodation is of fundamental importance to humans, thus; drastic increase in population over the past few decades have occasioned a more formal and generally acceptable set of principles governing tenancy, tenant-landlord relations as well as ejection of a tenant from a property. In the struggle to keep pace with the growth in population, it is…

What Benefits Are An Employer Legally Bound to Provide?

‘Emeka! Come. There’s this big client in Oshodi that we need to discuss some issues with concerning that contract.’ ‘Ah! Sir, Oshodi? By this time? There’ll be traffic.’ ‘Just go!’ ‘What of T fare Sir? Sir!’  The above is an example of a typical situation some people face in their place of employment. The fear…

Marital Rape Under the Nigerian Law

As human beings evolve and our societies change, our laws must keep up with the changes and define our interactions in the context of our new societies especially laws on Rape and Marital Rape. There are many areas of our laws in Nigeria that have not kept up with the times. And there are areas…

Your Fundamental Human Rights!

“When you deprive people of their right to live in dignity, to hope for a better future, to have control over their lives, when you deprive them of that choice, then you expect them to fight for these rights.” Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan Human Rights are so basic and important to every person…