THE RULES GOVERNING ADMISSIBILITY OF CONFESSION UNDER THE EVIDENCE ACT, CAP 112 LFN, 1990: A CRITIQUE

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THE RULES GOVERNING ADMISSIBILITY OF CONFESSION UNDER THE EVIDENCE ACT, CAP 112 LFN, 1990: A CRITIQUE

Abstract:

This thesis deals with the issue of voluntary and involuntary confession. It deals with the nature and meaning of confessional statement. The requirements and scope of voluntary confession was also examined. The requirements, scope and instances of involuntary confession were also discussed. The procedure for obtaining confessions was also critically highlighted. This topic on confession was chosen by the student because of the controversial and interesting status of confessional statement particularly when it come to admissibility of the said confession This thesis was also meant to highlight inadequacies of the law in respect of confessions. In conclusion, various suggestions were given on how these inadequacies can be amended and corrected to serve the interest of justice

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