The protection of human right is always important to the government of any country. The freedom of expression, which guarantees individuals, as well as the press, an opportunity to express their opinions, pass and also receive information. The freedom of the press, although entrenched in almost every country’s laws, are not well recognized or respected. This article aims to juxtapose the advancement of the freedom of expression and also freedom of the press.
The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights was adopted unanimously on the 28th June 1981, by the Organization of African Unity (O.A.U.) in Nairobi, Kenya. After its ratification by majority of the member states, the Charter came into force on 21 October 1986. By 1999, the African Charter had been ratified by all the member states of the OAU.
In recent times, FIFA has taken its rule about national governments not being involved in football matters seriously. Some countries have either been banned or threatened to be banned by FIFA due to government intervention in football matters. This article seeks to discuss FIFA’s rule as regards non-intervention by national government.
Sport is a huge means of revenue for both developing and developed countries. Sports law, has become an emerging aspect of law in Nigeria, even though it has not been very much recognized by sports men, especially footballers, who fall into the trap of going through various unsavory situations such as being owed salaries, and being badly adviced to sign for clubs without any pedigree, and some signing slave contracts.
A trial in absentia typically refers to a criminal proceeding in a court of law in which the defendant is not physically present to present a defence and testify on behalf of one’s self. This typical Scenario occurs where a defendant flees midtrial, fully aware that he or she is supposed to show up in court or where there is proof that the defendant has attempted previously to frustrate his trial.