The Universality of Crime: A Global Phenomenon

Introduction Crime is a multifaceted issue that transcends geographical, cultural, and socioeconomic boundaries, making it a universal phenomenon. Across the globe, societies grapple with various forms of unlawful behavior, ranging from petty theft to organized crime. Understanding the universality of crime requires examining its root causes, societal responses, and implications for communities worldwide. One of … Read more

Criminal Behavior and  the Causes of Crime

Introduction The study of crime and criminal behavior has fascinated scholars, psychologists, and sociologists for centuries. What prompts some individuals to engage in unlawful activities while others adhere to societal norms? Understanding the motivations behind criminal behavior is a complex task that requires an examination of psychological, sociological, and economic factors. This article aims to … Read more

Tackling Cyberbullying in the Digital Age

Introduction In today’s digital era, cyberbullying has become a significant concern that requires attention. This type of harassment, which involves using electronic communication to threaten or intimidate others, has consequences that extend beyond the virtual realm. In response, legal systems worldwide have taken steps to combat cyberbullying by implementing laws and regulations to protect victims … Read more

Emotional Crimes

Introduction In a world where legal definitions often focus on tangible evidence, emotional crime proves to be a complex labyrinth of harm that surpasses traditional boundaries. Unlike other forms of crime, emotional crimes operate in the hidden realms of human relationships, leaving victims grappling with wounds that may not be visible but are undoubtedly deep. … Read more

Crime Prevention: Defence Space Approach 

Introduction Crime prevention is an important aspect of community safety. A theory called Defensive Space Theory has gained prominence in urban planning and criminology because it suggests that the design of public spaces can influence criminal behavior. This article will explore the key principles of Defensive Space Theory and provide examples of its implementation in … Read more

14-Year-Old JSS 2 Student Raped and Impregnated by Her Uncle

Through the efforts of public figure Harrison Gwamnishu, a heart-wrenching story has emerged, shedding light on the horrific abuse suffered by a 14-year-old student named Ruth. Already coping with the loss of her father, Ruth was left in the care of her mentally disabled mother, who was unable to provide the support she desperately needed. … Read more

VDM Verydarkman: Rescued Alleged Suspect from Jungle Justice

Martin Vincent Otse also known as Verydarkman. (VDM), who is a prominent online activist, recently demonstrated great bravery and compassion when he came across a situation involving an alleged phone theft and the threat of vigilante justice. While driving, Verydarkman encountered a mob attacking an individual accused of stealing a phone. Without hesitation, Verydarkman decided … Read more

Navigating the Complexity of Victimless Crimes

Introduction The debate surrounding “victimless crimes” has been a subject of controversy for a long time, raising important questions about personal freedom, individual rights, and the government’s role in regulating behavior. This article examines the complexities of this discussion, exploring different viewpoints and the consequences of defining and prosecuting offenses that do not have a … Read more

Graduate Receives One-Year Jail Term for Dating Scam in Lagos

In a recent legal development, Ohaguim Ifeayin Emmanuel, a Computer Science graduate from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University, Uli, Anambra State, found himself facing the consequences of his actions as he was sentenced to one year in prison by Justice Deinde I. Dipeolu of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos. The conviction stems from his involvement … Read more