Nigeria: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

Nigeria: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

This report provides an overview of the legacies of colonisation and demonstrates its impact on transitional justice in Nigeria. It argues that the current injustices in Nigeria are strongly connected to the country's colonial history. Colonial policies, laws and structures have continued in use, either directly or indirectly and to various extents, long after independence. These 'legacies' play a fundamental role in the limited success of transitional justice movements in Nigeria.

 

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Hakeem Yusuf
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Hakeem Yusuf is Professor in Global Law and Head of Law School at the Open University University., UK

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