Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 6(1) 2016

ISSN 2045-8401 (Print)

ISSN 2045-8525 (Online)

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African Journal of Law and Criminology (AJLC) is a highly specialised peer-review journal published in the United Kingdom. The goal of the journal is to engage in theoretical exploration of law, criminology and related fields including law enforcement, sociology, social work, criminalistics, penal reforms, sentencing, drugs law enforcement, criminal/civil procedures, victimology, offenders treatment/rehabilitation and general areas of criminology and forensic investigations. It also seeks to explore legal systems and the mutual intersections of Law and cultures around the world. The editors invite scholars from all over the world to submit papers, evaluation articles, commentaries, and critical reviews of existing publications. All manuscripts are subject to peer reviews by referees on the basis of their quality of scholarship, originality, and contribution to legal knowledge.




Professor (Mrs) Ashish Virk, Institute of Laws, Panjab University Regional Centre, Punjab, India 


Professor Uche Jack-Osimiri, Faculty of Law, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria


Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda, School of Law, Brunel University, United Kingdom 




Dr. Kato Gogo Kingston, Alumnus, Dock School of Business and Law, University of East London, England, United Kingdom




Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent, United Kingdom 


Chacha Bhoke Murungu, Esq., Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Dr. Raed S. A Faqir, School of Law, Balqa Applied University, Jordan


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AJLC   VOLUME 6   NUMBER   1  (2016)



1.  Fundamental Review Of The Criminal Justice System In Nigeria; pp. 1-11 [Author: WIGWE, Chris] View Abstract   Download Full Text


2.  A Synoptic Appraisal Of The Practice And Procedure For Plea Bargaining Under The Administration Of Criminal Justice Act 2015; pp. 12-24 [Author: IDHIARHI, Samuel E.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


3.   Communication Mast And The Legal Framework For Planning Control In Nigeria: Problems And Prospects; pp. 25-36 [Author: ONUOHA, R.A] View Abstract  Download Full Text


4. Restriction Of Testamentary Powers In Making Wills In Nigeria: The Justification; pp. 37-51 [Author: EKEH, Richards U.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


5. The Law And The Scourge Of Rape In Nigeria; pp. 52-62 [Author: AGBONIKA, John A. M] View Abstract  Download Full Text


6. Salvaging The Nigerian Woman From Repugnant Widowhood And Inheritance Practices: A Matter Of Exigent Apprehension; pp. 62-74 [Authors: ALOBO, E. E. and  OBAJI, S. P] View Abstract   Download Full Text


7. The Death Penalty Debate In Nigeria; pp. 75-85 [Author: AYENI Augustine, MDownload Full Text


8. The Practicality Of The Provisions Of Electoral Laws In Nigeria: Lessons From BUHARI V. INEC (2008); pp. 86-96 [Author: ALILI, Ngozi] View Abstract   Download Full Text


9. Examining The Right Of An Accused To Confront Prosecution Witnesses Under International Criminal Law: Comparative Analysis; pp. 97-119 [Authors: TIJANI, Abdulhakeem Abdulqadir and APERUA-YUSUF, Abdulfatai Esivue] View Abstract  Download Full Text


10. Jurisprudential Problems Hampering The Implementation Of Nigeriaís Fundamental Rights Enforcement Procedure Rules; 120-131 [Author: TARHULE, Vitalis Vearumun] View Abstract   Download Full Text


11. Revisiting The Question Of Double-Deck Marriage In Nigeria; pp. 132-146 [Authors: ELVIS-IMO I. Gina and OKONKWO, Theodore] View Abstract  Download Full Text


12. The Nigerian Land Use Act: A Curse Or A Blessing To The Anglican Church And The Ikwerre Ethnic People Of Rivers State; pp. 147-158 [Authors: KINGSTON, Kato Gogo and OKE-CHINDA, Mercy] View Abstract   Download Full Text


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