AUTHOR: BUSARI HALIMAT TEMITAYO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. ABSTRACT Human rights are the basic and inalienable guarantees that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in municipal and international laws. A correctional facility such as a prison serves to confine and rehabilitate prisoners, and it … Continue reading CONJUGAL RIGHTS FOR PRISONERS: TO BE OR NOT TO BE?
AUTHOR: OYIBOTHA EWOMAZINO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. ABSTRACT Growing up as a child, no story about land in any part of the Nigeria was complete without tales of Land grabbers popularly known as “Omo-Onile”. They became so popular that they became plot twists for books and movies and the likes. Land grabbing … Continue reading LAGOS STATE PROPERTIES PROTECTION LAW: AN APPRAISAL
AUTHOR: BABATUNDE TOMIWA Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. INTRODUCTION The topic of housing in a growing economy is a severe matter that all countries have to deal with. Lagos, being an epicenter of commerce in Nigeria and Africa at large is rather faced with vast problems regarding tenancy. Due largely to its cosmopolitan … Continue reading The New Tenancy law of Lagos; Bizarre or Practicable?
AUTHOR: BOLAJI JEFFREY OGALU Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. INTRODUCTION I remember my initial years in the practice of law in Nigeria, just a few years ago, my employers would refer to my generation as the 'lucky' generation. They said we had the luxury of being treated well. How well were we being … Continue reading Compulsory Pupillage for “New Wigs” How Desirable ?
AUTHOR: EMMANUEL ABANIWO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. INTRODUCTION Human rights are not texts of mercy and clemency, they are legally binding rights. For long, human rights have been described to be a western concept foreign to the Dark Continent. This has led to the obnoxious belief that the codification of rights in … Continue reading The African Charter: A Printed Futility or a Reflection of Human Rights from Africa’s View Point
AUTHORS: OTITOOLA OLUFOLAJIMI & OLAOGUN JOSEPH LL.B Student, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos LL.B Student, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos INTRODUCTION The right to freedom of expression simply is the ability to speak or express one’s self freely without censorship or sanction. In the words of Adekeye JCA,in IGP v ANPP … Continue reading The Right to Freedom of Expression in Nigeria: The fiasco in need of reform