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Title:Constitutional justice and democracy in Nigeria: challenges and prospects
Author:Egbewole, Wahab O.
Year:2012
Periodical:African Administrative Studies (ISSN 0007-9588)
Issue:78
Pages:49-63
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:judicial system
constitutionalism
Abstract:This paper examines the modalities of constitutional justice in Nigeria within the framework of notions such as the separation of powers, the rule of law, democracy and democratic governance. The author argues that necessary elements for attaining constitutional justice include, amongst others, an independent judiciary and access to justice. Corruption constitutes a major challenge to the Nigerian judiciary. Notes, ref. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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