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The Dispensation Of Justice And Conflict Resolution In The Banyang Polity: The Role Of The Courts And Secret Societies

Volume 3 - Issue 3, March 2019 Edition
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Author(s)
Dr. Tabi Calvin Eben
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Abstract
This article titled, The Dispensation Of Justice And Conflict Resolution In The Banyang Polity: The Role Of The Courts And Secret Societies, is a naration, description and analysis of the role of customary agencies in the dispensation of Justice and resolution of conflicts in the Banyang area. The article is the outcome of data collected from both published and unpublished soources. It reveals that the Bayang created courts at different levels to ensure Justice in the community. It also reveals that secret socities played an important role inthe resolution conflict
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