Department Of Public and International Law Conference Presentations


ABSTRACT

In most Nigerian communities, participation in decision making is gendered, reflecting the structure of the dominant patriarchal ideology. The advent of the petroleum industry in the country has further entrenched the problem by undermining the voices of women regarding the distribution of the benefits of the industry in host communities. This development is a stark contradiction of the efforts of the government as captured in the various international and Nigerian legislations, including the National Gender Policy…
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Abstract

In this paper, we examined the legal status of a bastard otherwise known as illegitimate child. We discussed the customary, common law and Islamic law position of an illegitimate child before the provision of section 42 (1) of the 1979 Constitution which is adumbrated by the 1999 Constitution, we also looked at the Lagos state Administration of Estate law which further elaboration the right of an illegitimate child now legitimated to join in application for letter of Administration…
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INTRODUCTION

WHAT IS CORRUPTION?

Corruption has been  described as the behavior of officials in the public and private sectors, involving improperly and unlawfully enriching themselves and/or those closely related to them, or inducing others to do so, by misusing the position in which they are placed (Agbu, 2003).


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ABSTRACT
Procedures guiding relationships in the physical world may not fit those in the cyberspace. To this end policies and laws made to check criminal infractions in the physical world may need re-evaluation to fit the peculiarities of the cyberspace. Cybercrime as one of the peculiarities of the cyberspace came in the wake of the evolution of the internet. It is against this backdrop that efforts are being made at both international and local levels to draw up…
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Abstract

Traditionally, trade unions are usually constituted for the purpose of regulating the terms and, conditions of employment of workers. To this extent, whether a union is a trade union or may not generates serious legal controversy. In most developing countries however, trade unions have pushed the frontiers of their assignment beyond mere regulation of terms and conditions of employment of workers. In Nigeria particularly, trade unions have been involved in myriads of activities which do not have…
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ABSRACT 

Security is the basic preoccupation of every individual, community or nation.  This is because security affects not only under a secure atmosphere that individual within a state can engage in productive ventures to meet their respective needs.  Similarly, it is under a safe and secure atmosphere that the state can mobilize both its human and natural resources for meaningful development.  To provide this much needed security therefore, service personnel in internal security operations come in contact with…
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