Nigeria has its own constitution which was established on 29 May 1999. The Constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the country. There are four distinct legal systems in Nigeria, which include English law, Common law, Customary law, and Sharia (Islamic) Law. English law in Nigeria is derived from colonial Nigeria, while common law is a development from its post-colonial independence.
The primary sources include; a) The Constitution b) Legislation c) Case laws d) Received English law, comprising of the principles of common law, the doctrines of equity and many statutes of general application. e) Customary law rules and Islamic law.
CWAG AAP | PARTNERS
Cross River State Government & Lagos Business School
|Seminar on the Essentials of Prosecution||December 2016|
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) & Cross River State
|Seminar on Human Trafficking Prosecution & The Protection of Victims||February 2017|
|Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS)
||Workshop on Oral Advocacy||May 2017|
|Initiative for Socio-cultural Fairness & Equality (FISE)
||Symposium on ‘Speeding-Up of Criminal Litigation in Nigeria’||October 2017|
|National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) & Cross River State
||Symposium & Workshop on the Investigation and Prosecution of Human Trafficking||February 2018|
|Cross River State Ministry of Justice
|| Symposium on investigation and Prosecution of Transnational Crimes -Wildlife Trafficking.
Hon. Joseph Abang – Attorney- General and Commissioner for Justice, Cross River State of Nigeria, appointed CWAG AAP Ambassador.
Workshop on the Effective Administration Of Criminal Justice.
Symposium on Human Trafficking – Ogun State Ministry of Justice
|Ogun State Judiciary
||Workshop on Effective Administration of Criminal Justice.
‘Succeeding In The Fight Against Human Trafficking’ Symposium.
|Interpol and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) & Cross River State
||6th Interpol Global Conference On Human Trafficking And Migrant Smuggling In Abuja, Nigeria.||October 2018|