Examining the Powers of The Police in Making Arrest Under Nigeria Law.
Kingsley .O. Mrabure Ph.D, LL.M, LL.B, B.L; Stella .O. Idehen Ph.D, LL.M, LL.B, B.L

This paper examines the powers of the police in making arrest under Nigeria law. It states the applicable law in tandem with judicial authorities on the subject. It also deals with a comparative analysis of the powers of the police to make arrest and the facts exemplified in Flyod‟s conundrum. In the case of Nigeria and the full facts of George Floyd‟s case, the police while making arrest on their victims most times apply too excessive, unreasonable, inappropriate and disproportionate force.

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