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NWOBIKE, SAN ENDS APRIL, 2018 WITH IMPRISONMENT

NWOBIKE, SAN ENDS APRIL, 2018 WITH IMPRISONMENT

justice”.

All I will say is that not all that glitters is gold and this is a lesson for all of us! ┬áThe truth is: most of us are unconvicted convicts; many are just as guilt as Dr. Nwobike, SAN but yconsider ourselves better because we’ve not been caught. This reminds me of the Battle of Waterloo.

ON THE LOOTERS’ LIST

ON THE LOOTERS’ LIST

ON THE LOOTERS LIST On Sunday, April 1, 2018, when Christians all over the world were celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who was said to have taken away the sins of the world, the Punch Newspaper reported that the Federal Government of Nigeria released to the world an updated list of those it alleges have committed the sin of looting. According to the Federal Government, the bearers of the names on the list have looted the country and are…

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THE RIGHTS OF AN ACCUSED PERSON UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION (1)

THE RIGHTS OF AN ACCUSED PERSON UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION (1)

In very simple words, an accused is any person who has been charged with a criminal offence either by the Attorney General of the Federation or State; the Inspector General of Police; Commissioner of Police; the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; National Drug Law Enforcement Agency or any other law enforcement agency. The Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 (hereinafter called “the ACJA”) refers to an accused person as a Defendant. Thus, using the word Accused or Defendant refers to one and the same thing.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: WRONGFUL ARREST

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: WRONGFUL ARREST

How many of you watch Nollywood movies? Whether you are one who intentionally sits through the beautiful movies churned out by the country’s Film industry or you are one who stumbles upon a scene or more, one thing is glaring. It is that the mode of arrest usually being portrayed is very wrong! Come to think of it though? I am yet to see a movie scene where the Police got the arrest of a person or persons right. That…

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