Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 5(2) 2015

ISSN 2045-8401 (Print)

ISSN 2045-8525 (Online)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor: 29.9




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.




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


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


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


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


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AJLC   VOLUME 5   NUMBER   2  (2015)



1.    The Impact Of Domestic And International Instruments On Customary Law Widowhood Practices In Nigeria; pp. 1-33 [Author: AGBONIKA, John A. M.View Abstract   Download Full Text


2.    The Legality Of Police Checkpoints In Nigeria; pp. 34-44 [Authors: OBIDIMMA, Emmanuel O.C.and OBIDIMMA, Angela E.] View Abstract   Download Full Text


3.    Jurisdiction And Compliance In Recent Decisions Of The International Court Of Justice, pp. 45-74 [Author: OGUNO, Paschal] View Abstract   Download Full Text


4.    Revocation Of Rights Under The Property Law In Nigeria; pp.75-105 [Author: NELSON, Dorothy]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


5.    Law And Morality: An Evaluation Of The Role Of Religion In Criminalization; pp. 106-119 [Author: ALILI, Ngozi] View Abstract   Download Full Text


6.  Rape As A Tool Of War: Examining The Culpability Of The State; pp. 120-137 [Author: OBA, Caroline O.]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


7. Terrorism and Its Impact On Taxation And National Development In Nigeria; pp. 138-169 [Author: AGBONIKA, Josephine A. A] View Abstract  Dowload Full Text  


8. Regulation Of Matrimonial Sexual Wrongs Through Criminal Law Sanctions In Nigeria: Any Lessons From Other Countries? pp. 169-185 [Author: FALADE,Olugbenga Damola] View Abstract   Download Full Text

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