Tag: criminal law

Decriminalisation of Euthanasia/Physician Assisted Suicide in Some European Countries: The Nigeria’s Position By AbdulRauf Obisesan

Introdution Nigeria, like other countries, views suicide and/or aiding suicide as a criminal offence; and neither euthanasia nor physician assisted suicide is a justifiable homicide regardless of all the arguments for or against the practice overtime. Yet, it remains broadly an uncompromised concept. Having said this, this writer is of the view that adopting same […]

Who Can Prosecute Offenses in Nigerian Federal Courts?

By Abdulrahmon Ibrahim Ojo. It is very easy to attempt the above question because, it is obviously accustomed with court proceedings in criminal matters. However, it is quite challenging to ascertain the veracity of the actual person/body conferred with the power to prosecute in federal courts which include the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal […]

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