ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES OF CRIMINNAL PROCEDURE IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2015

ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES OF CRIMINNAL PROCEDURE IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2015

By 

ONYEKACHI UMAH, ESQ., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)

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DELIVERED ON TUESDAY, 16TH JULY 2019 (10:00 AM)

AT THE CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 2015

HELD AT THE LAW FACULTY, BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA.

21st SABI LAW LECTURE SERIES. 

 

 LECTURE CONTENTS:

           

      0. Profile of Onyekachi Umah

  1. 1.PresentationPlan & Outcome
    2.Assumptions
    3.Facts
    4. Pre-ACJA Era
    5. ACJA Era
    6. A peep at the Repealed Administration of Justice Commission Act, 1991
    7. ACJA’sShortcomings
    8. SabiLawMaster’s Interlude
    9. The Way Forward
    10.Conclusion
      

    OBJECTIVE OF THE 21ST SABI LAW LECTURE SERIES

    This paper highlights gaps in the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) and the challenges in Nigeria's criminal justice system. It will conclude with proposed remedies for an effective criminal justice system.

     

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Onyekachi Umah

Onyekachi Umah is a private Legal Practitioner with amazing experience in human right, criminal law and civil law including; pre-trial detention, human rights enforcement, intellectual property, transaction and regulation advisory, corporate, commercial, investment law and energy law as well as litigation and arbitration arising from them. He is a Legal Awareness Expert and also a Certified Arbitrator both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a Certified Conflict Management Practitioner and Negotiator. He is a member of prestigious “Young ICSID” of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington DC. Among other, he has a certificate in Law of Contract from a program of Harvard University, a certificate in International Environmental Negotiation from United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Geneva and recently, a certificate in Conflict Management from United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C. He also holds a master of laws degree and he is a doctoral student at the faculty of law, NSUK. 

Onyekachi is the managing partner of a leading law firm; Bezaleel Chambers International. He is the founder and President of a free law awareness platform known as www.LearnNigerianLaws.com that promotes awareness and understanding of rights and laws of Nigeria (#SabiLaw) and offers free daily law tips (#DailyLawTips). Understanding the challenges of Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria, he dedicates his daily law tips every Mondays to promoting Criminal Justice (#CriminalJusticeMonday). Recently, he started a new series on Election Laws tagged (#SabiElectionLaws) to increase legal awareness on elections laws, policies and regulations in Nigeria. He is the convener of the Sabi Law Lecture Series (#SabiLawLectureSeries), travelling around Nigeria delivering free law awareness lectures. He also organises and sponsors a quarterly competition, titled "Sabi Law Video Challenge" (#SabiLawVideoChallenge) where Nigerians win money (over $130.00 per winner) for making videos of themselves talking on any law or right as a way to promote law awareness and have fun. To further promote legal awareness among Nigerians across the world, he started a law awareness show titled "Sabi Law With Onyekachi Umah, Esq" (#SabiLawWithOnyekachiUmahEsq) showing on social media platforms via @LearnNigerianLaws.   

Mr. Umah has written over Four Hundred (400) free to access articles and materials on law with a desire to enlighten the public. He is also on the board of companies and non government organisations. Among others, he is serving as a member of the Advisory Committee for Law Clinics Partnership for Reforming Pre-trial Detention in Kuje Prison Project funded by the United States Department Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement. He is an executive member of the Pre-Trial Curriculum and Handbook Review Committee. For more selfless service, is a member of the Rotary Club of Abuja, Metro (RCAM), District 9125. He was featured as the Legal Personality of the Week by This Day Newspaper (a leading national newspaper) on its September 11, 2018 edition and was also featured on the NigeriaLawyer.com as the Legal Personality of the Week on November 14, 2018. He has won several honours and awards for his innovative legal practise across the world.

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