Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act – 2

Last week/post, we introduced the VAPP Act, read it here if you haven’t already.  This week we’ll take you through the specifics of the Act. Let’s just get right into it: Some Specific Provisions By virtue of the Act, rape is when a person intentionally penetrates the vagina, anus or mouth of another person with Read more about Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act – 2[…]

Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act – 1

We hope you’ve learnt something from our previous policy breakdowns. The news is rife with updates of someone killing or maiming their spouse, a scorned lover pouring acid on an ex-lover, a person being forcefully taken away from their family and more. So this week, we’re exploring what is popularly known as the VAPP Act which was Read more about Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act – 1[…]

Federal Character – What Exactly Is It?

Nigeria was not always Nigeria, it used to be different and independent kingdoms. These were brought together to form a federation by the British. The nature of the independent kingdoms has somewhat persisted and have compelled citizens to be ethnic conscious, giving their loyalty to their regions first rather than the nation. Nigeria’s population is estimated Read more about Federal Character – What Exactly Is It?[…]