Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom




Volume 5(3) 2015

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 5   NUMBER   3  (2015)



1.    Recall Of Erring Legislators Under The 1999 Constitution Of Nigeria: Challenges And Prospects; pp. 1-11 [Author: UDOFA, Imo J.] View Abstract     Download Full Text


2.    Adjudicating Womenís Customary Law Rights In Nigeria: Has The Tide Finally Turned? pp. 12-25 [Authors: AIGBOVO, O. and Ewere, A.O] View Abstract    Download Full Text


3.    Infringement Of Copyrights Under The Nigerian Copyrights Legislation: A Diagnostic Evaluation; pp. 26-39 [Author: NWOGU, Mary Imelda Obianuju] View Abstract    Download Full Text


4. An Evaluation Of The Controversial Ethiopian Anti-Terrorism Law; pp. 40-59 [Author: DERSOLEGN, Yeneabt Mekonen] View Abstract  Download Full Text


5. An Appraisal Of The Offences And Punishments Under The Dishonoured Cheques (Offences) Act In Nigeria; pp. 60-66 [Author: UDOK, Uwem] View Abstract   Download Full Text


6. Postponement Of Nigeria's 2015 General Elections: Interface Of Law And Politics; pp. 67- 84 [Author: Oguche, Samuel] View Abstract   Download Full Text


7. Enforcement And Implementation Mechanisms Of The African Human Rights Charter: A Critical Analysis; pp. 85-93 [Author: OMOLEYE, Benson Olukayode] View  Abstract  Download Full Text


8. Police Prosecution At The High Court Not Certain: A Review Of FRN v OSAHON; pp. 94-103 [Author: OZUO, Izunna Isdore] View Abstract   Download Full Text


9. Legal and Social Analyses of Tax Regime in Nigeria; pp. 104-136 [Author: AGBONIKA, Josephine A. A] View Abstract   Download Full Text


10. An Examination Of Some Aspects Of The Criminal Justice System In Nigeria; pp.137-143 [Author: WIGWE, Chris] View Abstract   Download Full Text


11. An Exploratory Treatise On Corruption In Nigeria; pp. 144-158 [Author:NNADOZIE, Eric Chi] View Abstract  Download Full Text


12. The Right Of An Accused To Confront Prosecution Witnesses As General Principle Of Legal Systems Of The World: A Comparative Analysis; pp. 159-168 [Authors: TIJANI, Abdulhakeem Abdulqadir and APERUA-YUSUF, Abdulfatai Esivue] View Abstract  Download Full Text

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