Intelligence and Crime

Introduction  Many early criminologists maintained that many delinquents and criminals’ behavior is a result of below-average intelligence and that low IQ is a cause of their criminality. Criminals were believed to have inherently substandard intelligence, and thus, they seemed naturally inclined to commit more crimes than more intelligent persons. This article will shed light on … Read more

The Concept of Rational Choice in Criminal Behavior 

Introduction  The concept of rational choice in criminal behavior is based on the idea that individuals make decisions to engage in criminal activities after weighing the potential costs and benefits. According to this perspective, criminals are seen as rational actors who make calculated choices based on their self-interests. In this article, we will delve into … Read more

Professional and Occasional Criminals

Introduction Activities of criminals have been issues of concern throughout human history, with individuals engaging in unlawful behavior for various reasons. While some criminals commit crimes occasionally, others adopt a professional approach, making a career out of illegal activities. In this article, we shed more light on Understanding the differences between these two types of … Read more

Police Corruption in Nigeria 

Introduction  Police corruption refers to the abuse of power and authority by police officers for personal gain or to protect illegal activities. It can include a wide range of unethical behaviors, such as bribery, extortion, falsifying evidence, and excessive use of force. This article explores the issue of police corruption, its consequences, and the urgent … Read more

The Impact of Poverty and Affluence on Crime 

Introduction   Affluence and poverty within a society raise important social and economic issues. Poverty can lead to social disparities, limited access to education, higher crime rates, and a lack of upward mobility. It can also have negative effects on physical and mental health, as well as overall well-being. Affluence, while providing individuals with a higher … Read more

Media and Crime Reporting 

Introduction  In an age where information flows rapidly and abundantly, the role of media in society has become increasingly influential. Nowhere is this influence more evident than in the aspect of crime reporting. Media serves as the primary source through which the public gains insight into criminal activities, law enforcement, and the workings of the … Read more

Criminal Court and Trial

Introduction  In the criminal justice system, the second most prominent component is the criminal court. A court can be defined as an agency set up by the government to define and apply the law, order its enforcement, and dispute settlement between individuals and groups. while criminal court is an aspect of a court that deals … Read more

Money Laundering and its Consequences in Nigeria

Introduction Money laundering is a serious financial crime that casts a long shadow over Nigeria’s economy and its global reputation. With a history associated with corruption, fraud, and organized crime, Nigeria faces significant challenges in combating the laundering of illicit funds. These activities not only distort the country’s economic landscape but also have deteriorating consequences … Read more

Crime Prevention and Control 

Introduction Crime prevention and control encompass a range of strategies and actions aimed at reducing criminal activities within society. Crime prevention involves proactive measures focusing on preventing criminal acts from occurring by addressing root causes and risk factors. On the other hand, crime control involves reactive measures to respond to and manage criminal behavior, including … Read more