However, the defence of intoxication does not generally lead to acquittal instead the charge may be dropped to a lesser offence.
“Persons who have sexual intercourse with a child commit an offence of rape and are liable on conviction to imprisonment for life”
Neither the people of Nigerian nor their representatives actually wrote the supposed (1999) Constitution. Rather, the Constitution was merely imposed on the people of Nigeria by dictatorial military leaders who had their own axe to grind.
The big question, however, is – are the present crop of Nigerian youths qualified for leadership? To that, I say a big YES. When we talk about our youths, all focus must not be on the youths residing in Nigeria alone. Globally, many young Nigerians are doing the country proud and excelling in their different fields of endeavour.
Nigeria has been immensely blessed with a contagion of strikes during this season to the extent that even the dead bodies of deceased workers in their graves keep singing to the ears of the Nigerian government, “Strikes fall on you, more strikes fall on you!”. The Academic Staff Union of Universities( ASUU) declared an indefinite strike over unresolved and contentious issues with the Federal Government on the 12th of August, 2017. Vanguard Newspaper reported that the National President of ASUU,…
Charly Boy and his fellow peaceful protesters have a right to protest the President’s continued stay in London because the alibi they’ve gotten as governance wasn’t in their interest.
The doctrine of separation of powers is for checks and balances of the legislative, executive and judicial powers but there is no watertight compartment.
It was very early on a Sunday morning. I was riding to church in company of my friend, Olaitan Yisa while we listened attentively to the day’s Newspaper Headlines. At some point, Olaitan asked me whether I heard the story of the Taxify driver that sexually assaulted a female passenger who claimed to be a lesbian. I was plain enough to disclose to him I heard nothing of such. Being enthusiastic about the news, I thereafter proceeded to the website…
The function of the Nigerian military men is to defend the territory and frontiers of Nigeria; they are meant to “wage war” in the defence of the country. Unfortunately, the issue of military men victimizing the common man has been a convention.
“the tort of malicious prosecution is an action for damages brought by one against whom a civil suit or criminal proceedings has been unsuccessfully commenced without probable cause and for aims other than bringing the alleged offender to justice”