Monday, June 18, 2018

Political party, more important than candidate – S/Court

In the Supreme Court of Nigeria HOLDEN AT ABUJA Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Suit number: SC.675/2015 Between Mr. Joseph Kolawole Olujimi Agbaje – Appellant AndIndependent National Electoral...

Money lending activities and the law

MR. John is a family friend who resides in Lagos. He was on a business trip to Abuja and decided to visit pay me...

The Discrimination of Property Inheritance Under the Nigerian Customary Law

INTRODUCTIONThe patterns of inheritance and succession, particularly under intestate under customary law in Nigeria, have almost as many variations as there are ethnic groups...

Breaking It Down For Those Who Do Not Realize Why It...

I could see that many people do not understand the issues involved. But I will try to reduce it to a level where everybody...

Rape And The Provisions Of Section 1 And 26 Of The...

On May 25th, 2015 the past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan recorded a milestone when he signed into law the Violence Against...

Modernising legal practice in Nigeria: Challenges and prospects

It is now the norm for senior lawyers to refer to our younger colleagues as “my juniors”. I refer to my younger colleagues as...

Lagos State Administration Of Criminal Justice Law(ACJL) On Obtaining Confessional Statement,...

JOSEPH ZHIYA v. THE PEOPLE OF LAGOS STATE (2016) LPELR-40562(CA) ________________________________________ In The Court of Appeal of Nigeria On Wednesday, the 27th day of April, 2016 CA/L/618c/2015Before Their...

Enforceability of MOU Made Subject to Signing a Formal Agreement

"Considering the definition of MOU as contained in the Black’s Law Dictionary, the Court held that a Memorandum of Understanding or letter of intent,...

A Legal Examination Of The Judgment Of The Taraba State Governorship...

A LEGAL OPINION: The decision of the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal delivered on Saturday, 7th November, 2015 has a lot of implications for our...

A Plaintiff has a Duty to Include as Parties, all Persons...

It is trite in law that no cause or matter shall be defeated by reason of the mis-joinder or non-joinder of a party.Although...

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