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Substantive equality and maternal mortality in Nigeria
(Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 2012)
When women’s lives are cut short or incapacitated as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, the tragedy cascades. Children lose a parent. Spouses lose a partner. And societies lose productive contributors ... And as long as ...
Human rights implications of mandatory premarital HIV testing in Nigeria
(International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 2010-04)
This article considers the implications of public health policy on the enjoyment of individuals’ fundamental rights. It specifically examines the appropriateness of mandatory premarital human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...
‘Woman, but not Human’: Widowhood Practices and Human Rights Violations in Nigeria
(International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 2013-05)
This article examines the implications of widowhood practices for the enjoyment of women’s fundamental rights and freedoms in Nigeria. The article discusses the effects of socio-cultural and legal structures of Nigeria for ...
The child's right to basic education in Nigeria: a commentary on the decision in SERAP v Nigeria
(African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2018)
The right to education is not justiciable in Nigeria by virtue of it being included in Chapter II of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) (CFRN 1999) as a directive principle of state policy. ...
Eviction process in Nigeria: the need for meaningful engagement
(Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 2018)
The important process of meaningful engagement with persons affected by eviction has been greatly under-utilised in Nigeria and this leaves the victims in a dire situation as their yearnings are hardly met. Having regard ...
Impact of the Boko Haram Insurgency on the Child's Right to Education in Nigeria
(Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 2016)
This paper is focused on the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria on the child's right to education. The article concludes by assessing how the Nigerian government has lived up to its obligations under international ...