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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs and DOIs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is 1.5 line-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

1. Papers must be original and well researched and must not have been published elsewhere.
2. Authors are to be wary of plagiarism as submitted papers shall be subjected to plagiarism
3. Authors must provide an abstract of not more than 250 words.

4. Authors should state their names, institutional affiliations, title of paper, academic
qualifications, research interests, e-mail address, ORCiD, postal address and telephone number on a
separate page.

5. Authors should provide a minimum of 4 keywords to be used for indexing purposes.

6. Papers should be in Microsoft Word,1.5 line spacing, 12 font size (for body text) and 10 (for
footnotes), Times New Roman, between 15 and 25 pages, with automatic footnotes
numbered consecutively. Endnotes are not acceptable.

7. Reference Style: Authors should comply with the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers’
(NALT) Uniform Citation Guides

8. Authors shall use British English spellings in their manuscripts

9. All contributions are accepted on the assumption that the authors are willing to assign the
copyright for their works to APBLJ

10. Papers should be submitted through the journal website. Kindly login if you already have an account
or register as a new user and make your submissions.

11. All correspondences and enquiries ONLY should be addressed to the Editor via the e-mail address: apblj@abuad.edu.ng