Tag archive for ‘Justice’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

SERAP wants President Buhari proactive on justice, reparation for victims

Rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that “any efforts by his government to prevent and combat attacks by herdsmen across the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Saraki downsizes official aides, says justice is about administering rule of law

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday announced the downsizing of his official aides on a day he described justice as keeping people safe and administering rule of law. Although Saraki said the action was More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

There is no justice in the jungle, by Gabriel Osu

The word ‘jungle justice’ has once again resurfaced in our national discourse, following the lynching of a couple of men suspected to be members of the Badoo cult group in parts of Ikorodu, Lagos. The incidences, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

How to get justice, protection for victims of sexual violence, by Abdullahi Mubarak

Sexual violence is any attempt or act to obtain a sexual act by violence or without the consent of the second party. It comes in different contexts and forms, which include child marriages, sexual abuse of children, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Why five-year-old pupil, 15 others sue Elkanemi College in Maiduguri for N500m

Sixteen students from three families including a five year old pupil have slammed a N500million suit against Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri, Borno State, for expelling them from the school. They More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Why criminal justice system is not working in Nigeria, by Tosin Osasona

‘CHANGE’ did not come to the Nigerian criminal justice system in 2016. The fundamental flaws and defects that have customarily blighted the justice system manifested themselves in 2016 with increased intensity, More...