ISBN 9789785897999
Pages 342
Dimensions 233 x 178mm
Published 2022
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Criminal Law in Nigeria

by Lawrence Atsegbua, Violet Aigbokhaevbo, Sunday Daudu

The book deals with various aspects of Criminal Law in Nigeria. It consists of fifteen researched chapters. The reader is provided with an in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian Criminal Law. In addition, recent developments in the Nigerian Criminal Law are examined.

The book, which adopts a modern approach to the Nigerian Criminal Law, is exhaustive, and the reader is provided with case materials on the subject. It will sooner or later establish itself as an authoritative text on the Nigerian Criminal Law.

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About the Authors

Lawrence Atsegbua

Lawrence Atsegbua is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Benin, Nigeria. He is a consultant to several international organisations on Petroleum and Environmental Law. He teaches Oil and Gas Law, Environmental Law and Administrative Law. He has authored several books including: Oil and Gas Law in Nigeria: Theory and Practice 3rd Edition (2012), Environmental Law in Nigeria with Professor V. Akpotaire and Dr F. Dimowo, and Law of Tort with Professor Violet Aigbokhaevbo, etc. He has published extensively in reputable journals.

Violet Aigbokhaevbo

Professor Violet Aigbokhaevbo is a seasoned researcher who has done extensive research work in Environmental and Criminal Law. She holds a PhD from the University of Benin. She is presently the Dean in Faculty of Law, University of Benin.

Sunday Daudu

Dr Sunday Daudu is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Benin, Nigeria. He has researched extensively in the areas of Administrative Law and Criminal Law. He has published articles in learned journals. He is also a social commentator on Political and National Issues.