Columns

Transititonal Justice and the Insurgency In the North-East, By Jibrin Ibrahim

- Justice Chukwudifu Oputa It is difficult to talk about transitional justice without deep pedagogy that the spirit of mass punishment might result in a prolongation of the insurgency, thereby leading to more, rather than less, suffering. At the same time, many communities would be right to pose the question…
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Opinion

The Death Penalty: A Wrong Solution to Kidnapping In Nigeria, By Oluwatosin Popoola

Executing kidnappers is not the solution to ending the scourge of kidnapping in Nigeria. Rather it is a knee-jerk reaction by a government that wants to appear tough on crime. Instead of being a form of toughness, recourse to the death penalty is in reality a symptom of failure in…
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