Sentencing and the Scope of Deportation in Nigeria

Abstract

This paper examined the scope of deportation within the deterrent framework of Nigerian Criminal Justice System. Various legal provisions for its operation and judicial attitudes were discussed. The paper equally examined various acts of internal deportation carried out by the Executive Arm of Government with impunity, against the poor and proffered lasting solutions to the problem.

Keywords: Constitution, Human Rights, deportation, sentencing

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