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Human rights and the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria

by M. Ayo Ajomo

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Lagos .
Written in

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Nigeria.,
    • Human rights -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by M. Ayo Ajomo and Isabella Okagbue.
      SeriesN.I.A.L.S. research series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsOkagbue, Isabella E., Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA3420 .A38 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1319662M
      ISBN 109782353272
      LC Control Number92194452

      of reports containing human rights critiques of the body of laws governing the Nigeria Police Force. Section C looks at the structure of Nigeria's ISFs. Section D offers conclusions of the study and some recommendations. 3 Refer to M.A Ojomo & I.E Okagbue, Human Rights and Cited by: 2. Get this from a library! Colonial systems of control: criminal justice in Nigeria. [Viviane Saleh-Hanna; Chris Affor] -- A pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African prison. Chapters by.

      The socio-economic costs of macro justice are astronomically high in terms of over stretched criminal justice agency personnel and infrastructure, consequential delays in the administration of. The theme of this book is individual-rights verses public-order, specifically; the rights guaranteed by the constitution to criminal suspects and law abiding citizens need to be upheld and defended. On the public-order side of things, the needs of communities to be protected from unlawful and/or harmful behavior must be recognized as well.

      This volume in honour of Stephen Ellis is a follow-up to the public presentation of his book on the history of organised crime in Nigeria This Present Darkness (Hurst, ) at the University of Lagos, Nigeria on 28 October In addition to four papers, and a book review presented at this colloquium, other contributions about crime in Nigeria have been added, written by Nigerian authors. Uniting forensics, law, and social science in meaningful and relevant ways, Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice is structured around current research on how forensic evidence is being used and how it is impacting the justice system. This unique book—written by nationally known scholars in the field—includes five sections that explore the demand for forensic services, the.


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Human rights in Nigeria are protected under the most current constitution of Nigeria has made major improvements in human rights under this constitution though the American Human Rights Report of notes areas where significant improvement is needed, which include: abuses by Boko Haram, killings by governmental forces, lack of social equality, and issues with freedom of speech.

Before the introduction of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Nigeria’s formal compliance to human rights issues was low. The interests of accused persons not yet convicted was. Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice in India and Nigeria: A Fair Trial Article (PDF Available) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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THE ROLE OF THE POLICE IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN NIGERIA E.O.C. Obidimma, Esq. Abstract In its pursuit of good governance through justice, the state employs and relies on certain organs which it has created for that purpose. These organs include the police, the legal profession, the court and the prisons.

This was the position of the Network of Police Reform in Nigeria NOPRIN Foundation during the launch of its book titled “Police Compliance with the Criminal Justice Act”. administration of criminal justice in Nigeria is efficient in the management of criminal justice institutions, speedy dispensation of justice, protection of the society from crime and protection of the rights and interest of the suspect, the defendant and the victim.

In the ACJA there is a deliberate effort to transform the criminal justiceFile Size: KB. The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA) INTRODUCTION.

The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA) is unmistakably the hottest Law in Nigeria presently and it is without doubt due to its wide applicability and revolutionary nature. The Law comes in. Researched and written in a very clear and lucid manner, the book is a must and invaluable for policy makers, government agencies, human rights bodies as well as legal and socio-legal researchers in the areas of child’s rights and juvenile justice administration, not only in South Africa and Nigeria, but across the globe.” (Adewale Taiwo.

Nigeria, which currently sits on the UN Human Rights Council, in July abstained from voting on a resolution on the human rights situation in Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, and Burundi; and another.

Human Rights Watch is a (C)(3) nonprofit registered in the US under EIN: is a (C)(3) nonprofit registered in the US under EIN: INTRODUCTION: Lagos State first introduced the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, and the Law was reenacted in (ACJL) to govern criminal proceedings in Lagos State.

This Law brought radical changes into the administration of Criminal Justice in Lagos State with several provisions aimed at improving the administration of Criminal Justice in the State.

The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (2) the AJCA is a timely intervention in the criminal justice sector in Nigeria. If implemented, the Act will redeem the criminal justice from.

International civil society organizations focused on human rights were generally not able to operate in the country. The government generally did not cooperate with such groups or with investigations into human rights abuses.

No local human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) operated in the country (see section 2.b., Freedom of. According to local NGOs, Ezzat Ghoneim, a human rights lawyer who worked on enforced disappearance cases for the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms, appeared on February 9 for a hearing at the Cairo Criminal Court in which the judge ordered his continued pretrial detention for 45 days.

The maxim ‘Justice delayed is Justice denied’ has long been a whip for the back of our administration of justice system here in Nigeria. The issue of delay is no new phenomenon in the legal profession; the Russians, the French and the Americans have all taken turns in writing tragedies and comedies on the administration of justice.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Foreword / Julia Sudbury --Ch. uction: Colonial Systems of Control / Viviane Saleh-Hanna --Sect.

Contextualizing Nigeria --Ch. Coloniality / Viviane Saleh-Hanna --Ch. ion of the Penal System: Criminal Justice in Nigeria / Viviane Saleh-Hanna.

The Problems of Administration of Justice on Female Offenders in Nigeria Chioma Daisy Ebeniro, PhD Department of Sociology University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria ABSTRACT The Nigerian Criminal Justice system arose as a part of the State to protect and promote the interests of the citizens of the country.

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