LABOUR LAWS FOR DOMESTIC SERVANTS

LABOUR LAWS FOR DOMESTIC SERVANTS

Recently, news reports and blogs shared the story of 14 year old Faith, a domestic servant in Abuja whose principal, Roseline Uzoamaka forced her to sit on a burning electric cooker because she wet the bed (see that here). While Faith is recuperating at the hospital,...
PROFILE: OBA NSUGBE QC SAN

PROFILE: OBA NSUGBE QC SAN

Oba Nsugbe QC, SAN was called to the bar in 1985 (Gray’s Inn) and was appointed a Crown Court Reader in 1999 – the youngest practitioner ever appointed to the part-time judiciary. He became a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of...
WAR CRIMES AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

WAR CRIMES AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

“War crime” and “crimes against humanity” ever heard that before? Sounds like a phrase out of the Black Diamond movie with Di’caprio or something that pops up when you talk about people like Charles Taylor and Saddam Hussein. Don’t laugh anyway, because...
THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. The ICC...