NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE ACT 2019 AND THE FATE OF AWAITING TRIAL INMATE: OLUWATOBI ADETONA ESQ

1 1.0. INTRODUCTION

The judiciary plays an indispensable role in the preservation, enforcement and enhancement of the rights of citizens. Despite these roles, the judicial process in Nigeria is often painstakingly slow and this has resulted in the continuous violation of the rights of the awaiting trial inmates (ATI) to speedy dispensation of justice. A large percentage of the inmates at the Nigerian Prison, now known as the Nigerian Correctional Service, are ATI’s whose freedom of movement has been denied without conviction by a court of law… READ MORE

NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE ACT 2019 AND THE FATE OF AWAITING TRIAL INMATE

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