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Divorce Proceedings Under The Matrimonial Causes Act Cap. M7. Lfn 2004 At The High Court In Nigeria; Precedents And Procedure

This article aims to guide a new wig and to arm him with the basic knowledge of interviewing, preparing and filing of a divorce process and as well as emphasis on the entire procedure including stage to stage guide in divorce proceedings in High Courts of Nigeria.VICTOR. U UZOCHUKWU LP.

Nigerian Law Of Taxation Key points

Contents LAW OF TAXATION I. 3 INTRODUCTION: LAW OF TAXATION.. 3 THE DEFINITION OF TAX. 4 STAKEHOLDERS OF TAXATION. 5 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. 6 OBJECTIVES/FUNCTIONS/IMPORTANCE OF TAXATION.. 6 PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION/FEATURES OF A GOOD TAX SYSTEM... 7 EVOLUTION OF THE NIGERIAN TAX SYSTEM AND ITS PECULIAR FEATURES. 8 FEATURES/DRAWBACKS OF THE NIGERIAN TAX LAW/SYSTEM... 10 THE TRIPARTITE FEATURE/PILLAR OF TAXATION. 10 SOURCES OF TAX LAWS. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK. 13 C...

Law Of Intellectual Property In Nigeria Summarized

LAW OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY I AND II Contents INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (COPYRIGHT LAW). 2 GENERAL INTRODUCTION.. 2 THEORIES UNDERLYING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. 2 HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT.. 2 ELIGIBLE WORK(S). 3 NON-ELIGIBLE WORKS. 7 IS THERE A STATUTORY DUTY TO KEEP A REGISTER OF WORKS?. 8 COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP. Section 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the act 8 ACQUISITION OF COPYRIGHT. 9 TRANSFER. Section 11 OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT. 11 THE NATURE OF COPYRIGHT. 14 MO...

Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes

NOTE:Cramming all the cases and points would do you more harm than good. All youneed is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popularcase(s).If viewing the notes on your laptop, press Ctrl + F (Ctrl key and Key F at the sametime) to find a specific word/phrase. If viewing from a mobile device, select the“search” option from your browser’s tool menu.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________...

Traditional Coup D’états In The Bamenda Grassfields Of Cameroon Chieftaincy Institution: A Historical Exploration

ABSTRACT One  of  the  most  noticeable  features  of  the  social-cultural  heritage  of  the Cameroon  Grassfields  is  the  chieftaincy  institution.    Chiefs  are  a  permanent feature  of  the  Cameroonian  Grassfields  society.  Throughout  history, Grassfields  chiefs  have  been  at  the  center  of  the  political,  social-economic  and cultural  life  of  their  respective  societies.    This  paper  reveals  that  the  violent det...

International Media Campaign on Human Rights Abuses and Extra-Judicial Killings in the Ongoing Nigerian Military’s Counter-Insurgency: The Victor, the Victim and the Abused

Abstract The  unsettled  and  subjective  nature  of  what  constitute  human  rights abuse  and  extra-judicial  killing  affords  most  western  nations  and international  media  to  misconstrue  security-related  matters  in  most developing  world.  More  problematic  is  how  such  misconstrued  reality on  the  ground  and  publicity  inform  policy  decisions  of  these  nation, thereby,  undermining  military  counterinsurgency  operation...

Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution

Abstract  This  paper  examined  the  implication  of  Nigeria’s  ratification  of international  human  rights  instruments  in  relation  to  enforcement  of socio-economic  rights  in  the  country  and  debunked  the  age-long postulation  that  Chapter  II  of  the  Nigerian  Constitution  is  nonjusticiable.  The  paper  proceeded  to  show  that  even  if  Chapter  II  of  the said  Constitution  was  to  be  held  to  be  non-jus...

AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK ON GENDER DISCRIMINATION OF WOMEN IN NIGERIAN POLITICS

Globally, women constitute over half of the world’s population; they are involved in various ways to improve society and develop it; however, women are not properly represented in political positions. The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) of 2019 was able to find that there was an increase in the number of women in government as head of states from 12 to 21 over the past 20years[1] but this number is an outcry when compared to the population of women, those of age that c...

Is State Police the antidote for effective policing in Nigeria?

This study is embarked upon to ascertain the viability of state police in Nigeria and whether a state police model would be the antidote for effective policing in Nigeria. The study examines the policing system in Nigeria and the advocacy for change in how the country is being policed, this is against the backdrop of the centralized structure of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) and the increased waning of confidence in its ability to effectively control the upsurge of violent crimes across the c...

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Raising Fresh Cause of Action: One Limit of A Counter-Claim

Litigation is often considered the last resort in the conflict resolution process. The litigation mechanism is commenced by the aggrieved party - the Plaintiff - taking out a writ against the other party in Court. Where a matter is contentious, the Rules of Court requires the Plaintiff to commence the suit by way of a Writ of Summons which should be filed along with a Statement of Claim and served on the other party (the Defendant). When served, a Defendant amongst other things is requi...

A Comparative Study between Islamic and Western Jurisprudence

 The object and purpose of the comparative study of any affair is to know which of the two things to be compared is more in the interest of mankind and promotes human dignity.  In doing so, first of all each of the things to be compared is defined, its sources are mentioned, and its theories are traced.  After doing that, similarities and dissimilarities between the things compared are pointed out.  In this paper at hand, an effort has been made to discuss all these matters concerning Wes...

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IN NIGERIA: RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT IN STATES. HOW LEGAL?

ABSTRACTBarely six months into its discovery, the wide spread effects of the coronavirus pandemic has appeared largely untameable. The pandemic has gravely affected the world economy, this is apart from the devastating health hazards and survival uncertainties. As part of its strategy to control the spread of the virus, the Nigerian government has ordered the lockdown of some major cities in the country. This decision has engendered criticisms and arguments. The purpose of this paper is to su...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ITS EFFECT ON THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN NIGERIA

Artificial intelligence is no new development to the world. It is evident to have existed over time and has proven to be beneficial to the various sectors it is applied. The legal profession in most technology advanced countries have taken advantage of this development. However, the legal profession in Nigeria appears to be behind on this technological advancement. This is as a result of the non IT inclined nature of the system of practice. This article highlights the existing challenges...

Role of law and policies in cushioning the negative economic effect of Global Emergency of

The incident of corona virus has eaten deep into most of the nation's economy. Thus the object of this essay is to critically appraise the role of law and policies when global emergency hit hard on the economy.

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