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Law, the only weapon against injustice, repression — Fashola, others

By Abdulwahab Abdulah LAGOS State Governor, Mr Raji Fashola (SAN) has said the democratic governance in the country would bring about no development unless the criminal justice system receive appropriate attention from both the state and the citizens. In recognition of this, Governor Fashola has promulgated into law,  the criminal procedure law, which he said
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Investors’ protection in Nigeria: How effective are the laws, policies and dispute resolution system? (3)

By Olarotimi Akeredolu At common law, judicial review of the actions and decisions of administrative and statutory bodies has proven to be a sure way to check abuse of discretionary powers. In line with its statutory powers under the Decree to set up committees for the purpose of carrying out its functions, the SEC established
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Death and the kidnapper

By Awa Kalu Like darkness, the sad upsurge of kidnapping has enveloped with ease, certain parts of this country. According to H.Loewy (Criminal Law in a Nutshell (2nd ed.1987), ‘at early common law, kidnapping required asportation of the victim to another country.

Deepening the democratic values in Nigeria

By Ikeazor Akaraiwe Democracy is an English word with its root in the Greek word “Demokratra” meaning “popular rule” itself coined from the words “Demo”  meaning “people” and “Kratos” meaning “Rule” or “Strength”. Democracy has many definitions but I think we are fairly well-agreed when we borrow the well-worn definition first popularized by the 16th
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