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Law enforcement and human rights in Nigeria

Law enforcement and human rights in Nigeria

proceedings of a workshop for investigating police officers in Nigeria, organised by the Civil Liberties Organisation in conjunction with the Nigeria Police Force.

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Published by Civil Liberties Organisation in [Lagos] .
Written in English

  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria Police Force -- Congresses.,
    • Police -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Law enforcement -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Human rights -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-192).

      ContributionsCivil Liberties Organisation (Nigeria), Nigeria Police Force.
      LC ClassificationsHV8278.A3 L39 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. ;
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL919267M
      ISBN 109783218832
      LC Control Number95216643

      Maritime law enforcement responses since have sparked unprecedented attention to the intersection of human rights and maritime security. This article examines four .   In Nigeria, by the middle of April, eighteen people had been killed by armed forces and police in the enforcement of lockdown. More than the total number of people dead of Covid in Nigeria .

      ENFORCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS NORMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION Background of the Research The importance of observing human rights in any legal system and its significance cannot be overemphasized. Notably, one of the lessons of globalization and the new international economic order is the increasing awareness that the enforcement of human rights. Nigeria is at a cross-roads. Even if the house has not fallen, it is self-evident that the edifice is tottering. We are in the grip of a collapse of values, general disillusionment, self-doubt and.

      In Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Ltd and Ors 54 The justice of the Federal High court in Nigeria granted leave to the defendant to institute an action in the representative capacity and to apply for an order enforcing the fundamental rights to life and human dignity as provided by the constitution 55 and reinforce in the African Charter on Human and.   New forms of cooperation raise difficult questions about divided, shared and joint responsibility under international human rights law. At the same time, some governments engage in transnational law enforcement exactly to avoid such responsibilities, creatively seeking to navigate the complex, overlapping and sometimes unclear bodies of.

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