Criminal Law

Articles on Criminal law and regulations that affects Crimes in Nigeria

Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law.

Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law.

Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law. Daily Law Tips (Tip 773) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:   Several myths and conspiracy theories have been birthed around the Bank Employees, etc. (Declaration of Assets) Act, since the recent order from the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had on 16 …

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Interview of Onyekachi Umah, Esq on Rape In Nigeria by ChannelsTV.

ChannelsTv Interviews Onyekachi Umah on Rape and the Laws

*WHAT THE LAW SAYS ABOUT RAPE! * [ChannelsTv interview with Onyekachi Umah, LL.M, ACIArb(UK)] Broadcasted on Saturday 20 June 2020. Rebroadcasted on Wednesday (24 June 2020) at 2:30pm on ChannelsTv during the program; “Law Weekly” anchored by Shola Soyele. Below is the interview.   The interview examined the provision of Nigerian laws on rape and …

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Presentation of “the Administration of Criminal Justice Pre-Trial Manual for Law Clinics”.

NULAI in 2012 developed two publications supporting prison pretrial detainee work of law clinics. This was prior to the enactment of Administration of Criminal Justice Act and laws across the federation. These publications, Handbook on Prison Pre-trial Detainee Law Clinic and Manual on Prison Pre-trial Detainee Law Clinic, have provided the main resources propelling criminal justice law clinics since …

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Deadline for Registration of Births in Nigeria.

DAILY LAW TIPS by Onyekachi Umah,Esq. (Tip 226) “Deadline for Registration of Births in Nigeria”. Every brith in any part of Nigeria, whether in hospital, church, home, market, hostel or any where must be registered and certificate of registration issued. It is compulsory. Every birth must be registered within 60 days from the day of such …

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Prohibition Of Tinted Glass In Nigeria; Who Is Guilty?

No matter how bad a law is, until it is changed by theNational Assembly of Nigeria it remains a binding and valid law. Cars, vehicles, trucks and tricycle etc are helpful  tools and in some cases marks of affluence in the society. Cars are made for good of man but just the way hunting-guns can hunt man so can cars be used to perpetrate evil. When at a glance the occupants of a vehicle cannot be seen, then such a car can be used to convey unauthorised persons and goods.