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Towards a better administration of justice system in Nigeria

Towards a better administration of justice system in Nigeria

Papers presented at the First Conference of Attorneys-General of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria, ... Ministry of Justice law review series)

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Published by Federal Ministry of Justice .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Justice, Administration of,
  • Nigeria

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191921M
    ISBN 109782439053
    ISBN 109789782439055

    “We need more traction and more resolve applied in the fight to transform the delivery of justice in Nigeria. PERSONNEL PROBLEMS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN NIGERIA Sm ADETOKUNBO ADEMOLA* Since the year , the personnel problems in the administration of justice in Nigeria have become more and more complex. From one particular angle, to which appears to be on the whole a better system. The politicians are not in sympathyAuthor: Adetokunbo Ademola.

    Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and . Opinion - Macro justice is law and order justice. There have been notorious cases where some have spent 17 years in prison awaiting trial, only to be acquitted at the end of eventual trial.

    The concept of the ‘Support to the Justice Sector of Nigeria’ project NGAV18 (known hereafter institutions and efficient administration of justice benefits the justice sector training institutions, “The justice system is better able to handle children’s cases and. The basic laws dealing with crime in Nigeria (with the exception of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ) are shameful old colonial bequeaths both in orientation and drafting.


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Get this from a library. Towards a better administration of justice system in Nigeria: papers presented at the First Conference of Attorneys-General of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria, 11thth October ; [edited by Yemi Osinbajo].

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Administration Of Justice In Nigeria. A Behavioural Approach to Managing Ourselves and Others: Essays In Honour Of Hon Justice Mohammed Lawal Uwais (Codesria Book Series) [Yakubu, J.A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Administration Of Justice In Nigeria. A Behavioural Approach to Managing Ourselves and Others: Essays In Honour Of Hon Justice.

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The need to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the judicial system in Nigeria has necessitated the use of modern information and communication technology (ICT). The conventional method of justice delivery in Nigeria is marred with avoidable delays in the dispensation of justice and lack of transparency.

October - December, NIGERIAN JUVENILE JUSTICE * (Law) Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, : [email protected] ** Abstract supplied by the Editors. 1 Juvenile justice system may be regarded as a tract within the criminal justice system of a society.

The criminal justice system consists of several tracts – adult and juvenile processFile Size: 42KB. Measuring The Performance Of The Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System Share Of Conversation The perception about the criminal justice system in Nigeria is overwhelmingly negative.

Amnesty International tagged the criminal justice system in Nigeria a “conveyor belt of injustice, from beginning to end”Cited by: 3. AN OVERVIEW OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT ∗ INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND. The legal foundation for administration of justice.

in Nigeria is the Constitution particularly the portions that relate to the powers of the court, 2. or jurisdictional mandate of the courts. Also the sections of the Constitution thatFile Size: KB. The maxim ‘Justice delayed is Justice denied’ has long been a whip for the back of our administration of justice system here in Nigeria.

The issue of delay is no new phenomenon in the legal profession; the Russians, the French and the Americans have all taken turns in writing tragedies and comedies on the administration of justice.

EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN NIGERIA Justice as defined by Osborne's Concise Law Dictionary (p) is the upholding of rights and the punishment of wrongs by Law". From his definition it is clear that in all circumstances where there is a right j' shall be upheld and where there is a wrong it shall be punished.

This. The Nigeria Criminal Justice System And Its Effectiveness In Criminal Behaviour Control: A Social-Psychological Analysis Article (PDF Available) February. administration of justice is one prescribed by law (The Supreme Court, ).

Section (2)(b) of the Constitution provides that the members of the Nigeria Police Force shall have such powers and duties as may be conferred upon them by law.

Purpose of the Act. Section 1 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act succinctly provides that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the system of administration of criminal justice in Nigeria promotes efficient management of criminal justice institutions, speedy dispensation of justice, protection of the society from crime and protection of the rights and.

Before the introduction of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Nigeria’s formal compliance to human rights issues was low. The topic “ Administration of justice in Nigerian courts, problems and prospects” seems to attract to itself the attention and inquisitiveness on the part of the common man or every believer in the Rule of law of what the writer is talking about or what he is going to upon since the mere mention of justice in our society today raises a conjecture and thereafter.

applies to Nigeria. Also, here and there, now and then, we shall make references to cases in other countries where similar problems exist.

NATURAL JUSTICE Natural justice has meant different things to different peoples at different times. In its widest sense, it was formerly used as a synonym for natural law.

It has been usedFile Size: KB. These declarations should guide the resilience and doggedness of the new Inspector General of Police, Mr Onovo in aiding the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria; to he demonstrated by a. Macro justice is law and order justice.

It is characterized by arrest and detention, even before investigations are concluded, court congestions, overcrowded prisons and long winding adversarial. administration of sentences, Jurisdiction. INTRODUCTION The Criminal Justice System in Nigeria commences with the commission of a crime and continues with subsequent interventions by the law enforcement agencies of the system that has the power to arrest, arraignment, trial, sentencing and punishment of the offender.

A criminal trial. in the society. It was discovered that the capitalist class in Nigeria normally muster financial resources not just to perpetuate electoral fraud but also bribe their way in the election petition tribunal which aim at correcting the abnormality in the electoral system thereby denying the masses access to justice in by: 2.

Judicial System of Nigeria. Supreme court: Supreme Court. Ministry: Justice. The constitution guarantees the independence of the judiciary and permits the exercise of Sharia Law for consenting Muslims. The Supreme Court is presided over by the chief justice and has up to .Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended)4.

Furthermore, the ACJ Act clearly provides that a suspect shall not be arrested merely on a civil wrong or breach of contract5, thus preventing a 4 See section 8 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 5 See section 8(2) of the Administration of Criminal Act, File Size: KB.As a discipline, Public Administration is linked to the pursuit of public good through the enhancement of civil society and social justice in order to make life more acceptable for citizens through the work done by officials within government institutions and to enable these institutions to achieve their objectives at all three levels.