Nigerians query 25-year-old quota policy in varsity admissions
Academics, among other Nigerians, have called for urgent review or scrapping of the nation’s quota policy in varsity admissions to promote equity and national development.
Group urges worldwide suspension of death sentence on convicts
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAW) and the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty have called for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.
Why death penalty is not deterring abductors, by lawyers
Lawyers have adduced reasons why kidnapping remains a lucrative “business” across the country despite the prescription of death penalty for the offence in some states.
‘Awaiting trial and pretrial detainees have reduced in Lagos’
This is not true. Awaiting trial inmates have reduced today and the use of non-custodial sentencing has assisted a lot in achieving this.
HURILAW seeks review of high cost of filing election petitions
Human Rights Law Services (HURILAWS) has expressed concern over the high cost of procuring relevant documents needed for election petition tribunals.