Legal Position on Abortion in Nigeria

Abortion is a very sensitive issue. Why not? It involves life and death of babies and sometimes, mothers. In Nigeria, it is an even more sensitive topic because of our religious inclinations. In some more developed countries, a woman has the right to do as she wills with her body thus aborting her baby if she wants depending…

The Offence of Rape and its Prosecution in Nigeria

Dearest Reader, Before I begin, may I quickly point out that this article is a simplified evaluation of the concept of Rape and the processes involved in its prosecution. I am quick to make this point – and have given it such a distinct position in the write-up – because again and again we (as…

The Law and Indecent Dressing in Nigeria

Since we were children, our society has made it obvious that indecent dressing will not be condoned. It is almost impossible to ignore the deep knitted frown on the faces of our mothers when they are suddenly confronted by a woman wearing a skirt a tad too small or blouses with necklines that plunge deep…