Introduction to Criminal Law in Nigeria
A Textbook on Principles of Criminal Law in Nigeria aims at providing the basic understanding on Criminal Law to students both at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. It presents a pragmatic approach to criminal issues that are not only limited to Criminal Law but also embraces non legal issues. Approaching Criminal Law for the first time can seem a herculean task. A major aim of this text book is to dispel fears and to explain Criminal Law in an understandable and logical way. No attempt has been made to minimize the complexities of the subject simply to make it attractive or reader friendly, for that benefits no one. However, the textbook is structured to demystify the myths and mysteries of Criminal Law and replace same with a picture that is both detailed and understandable. It is undeniable that Criminal Law is different from other subjects. However, difference does not mean difficult.