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“…In the criminal justice system, reintegration refers to the process of re-entry into society by persons that have been in prison or incarcerated. Reintegration includes the reinstatement of freedoms not previously had by individuals as a result of being in prison. It is important to remember that the prison is essentially a society within a society – meaning that while in prison, there are completely different social guidelines and cultural norms. Presently in Nigeria, they are now referred to as Correctional Centres and no longer prisons…“
This article was written by an exceptional writer who is also a frequent Nova writer. Favour Wih took readers through the advantages and disadvantages of the re-integration process of ex-convicts into society. It often takes a while for released offenders to find their foot in the society after years of incarceration. Without the proper support system from either friends, family, groups, or society, it becomes almost impossible for them to weather the storm of dealing with life outside the prison system.
“…With the apparent incapacity of government agencies, such as the Legal Aid Council, to handle the numerous cases on their caseloads and the low participation of lawyers in pro bono legal services, it is obvious that steps must be taken by all stakeholders to address this worrisome situation. Due to the difficulty of hiring lawyers by accused persons/suspects and the ineffectiveness of the various government agencies, the percentage of awaiting trial inmates at the correctional centres and suspects in police custody keeps increasing exponentially. As of April 1st, 2020, there are about fifty-two thousand awaiting trial inmates out of a population of seventy-four thousand inmates in the Nigerian Correctional Centres…”
An article that “sets out to examine the state of pro bono services by lawyers in Nigeria vis-à-vis the current state of the availability and ease of the indigent’s access to justice“, Agboola Bode states the difference between pro bono and legal aid and suggest ways through which pro bone activates can be enhanced in Nigeria. The post also examines the legal framework of legal aid and pro bono as well as the effects of pro bono services to people who cannot afford legal bills.
“Most times we prefer to stay back and observe, we identify the problems, we have the solutions but we never speak up. I can’t imagine what the world would look like if we all came out of our hiding place. “The graveyard is the richest place on earth because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry out their dream” Les Brown. How hurtful would it be when you look back only to realize all the things you never did?”
We all want to be in our comfort zone, to just stay in a place undisturbed and unchallenging. However, getting used to this complacent lifestyle can only get us so far. This article, written by Ayomide Oladosu, challenges everybody to take a step towards bringing out the ideas in their mind. “An idea in your head is only a divine message to the world through you…” The writer also emphasized on surrounding oneself with the right people that will always push us to be better.