Due to popular demand, TheNigeriaLawyer(TNL) has put together a collection of books on Human rights written by a leading author of human rights texts in Nigeria.
Frank Agbedo is a Legal Practitioner and Writer, who has written three textbooks with a focus on the regime of human rights in Nigeria.
These three textbooks are of topical issues of momentous significance as they examined different aspects of the human rights framework coupled with their practice and procedures.
These text books are:
- TITLE: CASEBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS LITIGATION IN NIGERIA
PUBLISHERS: UNILAG PRESS & BOOKSHOP LTD, AKOKA, LAGOS-NIGERIA
YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2020
IDENTIFIER: ISBN: 978-978-57071
NUMBER OF PAGES: 1090 (HARDCOVER)
FOREWORD: JUSTICE U. A. OGAKWU, JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL, LAGOS
The book is a compendium of locus classicus cases from Nigerian Courts and other jurisdictions on salient issues and principles affecting fundamental rights enforcement in Nigeria, which include but are not limited to the following areas of human rights law, namely; (a) Meaning, definition, nature and classification of Fundamental rights, (b) Limitations of Fundamental rights enforcements under the Constitution, ( c) Who can sue for enforcement of Fundamental rights, (d) Liability of a Public Officer who allows himself to be used to commit illegality such as debt recovery or settlement of civil claims, (e) The concurrent jurisdiction of both the High Court and the Federal High Court in Fundamental right enforcements, (f) Condition precedent to the exercise of Court jurisdiction in an action for enforcement of Fundamental rights, (g) Right to Damages and Compensation to victims of fundamental right violation, (h) Justiciability of Chapter Two of the 1999 Constitution vis avis the provisions of the 2009 FREP Rules and the African Charter, (i) Some Landmark Cases from foreign jurisdictions.etc, etc.
- TITLE: HUMAN RIGHTS LITIGATION IN NIGERIA: LAW, PRACTICE & PROCEDURE. With Forms and Precedents
PUBLISHERS: UNILAG PRESS & BOOKSHOP LTD, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA. .
YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2016
IDENTIFIER: ISBN: 978-978-955-742-4
NUMBER OF PAGES: 516
FOREWORD: JUSTICE M.B. IDRIS, COURT OF APPEAL
The book focuses mainly on the practice and procedure in human rights litigation with the following major features, namely; (a) A comprehensive content analysis of the provisions of the 2009 FREP Rules supported with carefully selected relevant caselaw and materials, (b) Judicial Attitude to Fundamental right enforcement in Nigerian Courts, ( c) Prosecuting Appeals in Fundamental rights Cases, (d) Public interest Litigation, (f) Future of human rights litigation in Nigeria, (g) Sample Forms and Precedents in human rights Litigation for quick references by very busy practitioners, (h) Notable cases, (i) Appendixes of some Applicable Rules and Statutory Provisions on Human Rights. Etc, etc.
- TITLE: RIGHTS OF SUSPECTS AND ACCUSED PERSONS UNDER NIGERIAN CRIMINAL LAW
PUBLISHERS: BI-FANTASY LTD
YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2009
IDENTIFIER: ISBN: 978-076-251-5
NUMBER OF PAGES: 344
FOREWORD: FEMI FALANA, SAN.
The book in a painstaking manner dwells on the fundamental rights of citizens, with particular reference to the rights of suspects and defendants as guaranteed by the Constitution of Nigeria, the Penal Code and some International Charters and Instruments which have been ratified by Nigeria. Major highlights include (a) The rights of a Suspect before and after Arrest by security agents, (b) Rights of a Suspect/Defendant during trial before a Court of Law, ( c) The Duties of the State/Prosecution in Criminal trials, (d) Defences available to an Accused person/Defendant during trial, (e) Rights of suspects/ Convict after trial, (f) Rights of Suspects in Prison Custody, (g) Legal remedies against rights violations, (h)Obstacles to effective Criminal Justice Administration in Nigeria, (i) Criminal Justice reforms, (j) Domestication of International Covenants on Human rights, (k) Appendixes of relevant laws. etc, etc.
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