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Dowen College Tragedy: Rethinking Nigerian Boarding School System

For decades, the boarding house system in Nigeria has been a preferred choice as it has presented a lot of advantages including but not limited to: a learning conducive environment, smaller class sizes, social maturity, personal growth, and challenging academics, peer learning. However, with the current level of insecurity and moral decadence plaguing the Nigerian […]


Legal Assistance and Citizens Rights Initiative (LACRI) has called for non-custodial sentences for petty offences in a bid to decriminalise those offences and further strengthen the criminal justice system.     The Executive Secretary of  LACRI, Barrister Arinze Odiari  made this known while speaking at a workshop on development of action plan for decriminalization of petty […]

Swift Intervention – Nunieh and the poor among us

The swift manner Governor Wike intervened on the issue of unlawful detention of Ms Nunieh is a good nudge on the Attorney General’s and our courts to respond to the growing number of Unlawful detentions across the country.. Wike, once again reminded us that cases of Enforcement of fundamental Rights can be disposed off in […]