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Definition under Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Article 7 Crimes Against Humanity For the purpose of this Statute, ‘crime against humanity’ means any of the following acts when committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, with knowledge of the attack: Murder; Extermination; Enslavement; Deportation or forcible [...]

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A landlord owns his property and always has a reversionary interest in the property. The implication of this is that, whether a tenant is good or bad and whether he pays his rent regularly or not, he will still have to leave the property when the landlord no longer wants him there. What a landlord […]

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IDUNDUN v DANIEL OKUMAGBA Delivered by Atanda Fatayi- Williams JSC ” After considering the arguments urged upon us in support of the submissions made on behalf of the appellants, we share the views of learned counsel for the respondents that the issues involved in the case were mainly issues of fact on which the learned […]

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“ Wa gba mi leti kin dolowo ooo” “ Wa gba mi loju kin dolowo ooo” Whenever I remember the above song, I smile and always wonder whether people truly understand it meaning. We hear the song in our houses, in the clubs and even on the streets but not too many people understand the […]

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As I said earlier , assault is a tort as well as a crime. The only difference between the two is that criminal assault is a combination of both ingredients in the torts of assault and battery. Thus, section 168 of Criminal Law of Lagos State defines assualt as: “168. (1) A person who- assault […]

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