Research Papers/Topics in Law

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.

RIGHT TO EDUCATION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MINORITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS w.r.t INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK

The project throws light on the concept of Right to Education against Minorities; to what extent it has been implemented. The key rationale for including the rights of religious and linguistic minorities in the Constitution is to ensure preservation of their culture and also the creation of an educated minority citizenry in India. The RTE Act is not only in an alignment with this purpose, but also furthers it by making the elementary education of minimum acceptable quality available to a...

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Problem of unenforceablility

In our world today we have mainly two categories of rights based on degree of enforceability, enforceable and unenforceable rights. The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which form part and parcel of the unenforceable rights were elucidated, stating the importance of same and why it should be enforceable. 

A Study of a Particular Reference to the Legal Implications and Dimensions of the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India is an effective written constitution that any Nation has ever ensured and produced. In a combination of other different constitution, the constitution makers need to be so prudent while preparing draft of the constitution as a result of the diversity contained inside. All the State in India is significant and has its personal diversity.But the most diverse and the most beautiful and focus attracting state is in the country and the Northern Part of India. The A...

EVIDENTIARY RULES ON ADMISSIBILITY OF DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE UNDER NIGERIAN EVIDENCE ACT 2011: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL

ABSTRACT This Dissertation provided a critical conceptual discourse into the Evidentiary Rules On Admissibility  of  Documentary  Evidence  Under  Nigerian  Evidence  Act  2011.  It appraised the bases for the admissibility of documentary evidence, rules of evidence, relevance and conditions for the admissibility of secondary evidence, public document, proof of documentary evidence, custody and production of public documents, proof of execution of ...

Legal Perspectives on the Offence of Rape in Nigeria: The Criminal and Penal Codes vis-à-vis the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015

AbstractNext  to  murder,  the  offence  of  rape  is  considered  one of  most  heinous  violations  of  the  right  of  its  victims  as well  as  an  intolerable  breach  of  the  moral  and  legal  codes  in  any  given  society.  The  despicable  nature  of  the  act and  its  aftermath  on  a  victim  explains  why  it  is  legally  categorised  as  a  felony  punishable  by  a  lifetime imprisonment.  Previous  epochs  had  d...

A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN PRISON SERVICES, AFTER CARE SERVICES AND SOCIETAL REINTEGRATION OF EX-CONVICTS

                    ABSTRACTImprisonment serves several universal functions, including the protection of the society, the prevention of crime, retribution against criminal and rehabilitation of inmates. Additional goal of imprisonment may include the assurance of justice based on a philosophy of just desserts (getting what one deserves) and the reintegration of inmates in the community following their sentence. In...

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA; PREVENTING EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

                                        ABSTRACT It is vital to the correct understanding of the criminal law of Nigeria to ascertain at outset whence that law derives and where it is to be found. Essentially, Nigerian criminal law is derived from English common law. But the present relationship between those two systems of ...

Limits of Electronic Evidence in Nigerian Banking Law

With the advent of the Computer Age, it is common knowledge that the worldwide adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has immensely altered and enhanced human interaction and our way of life for the past three decades. Thus, the world is now a global marketplace as a result of the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in business.  However, the emergence of Electronic Banking (e-Banking) as a result of the development of the internet has brough...

The Law Governing Divorce in Nigeria

The law governing divorce in Nigeria.TABLE OF CONTENT• INTRODUCTION • MARRIAGE • TYPES OF MARRIAGE • DIVORCE  • DIVORCE AS IT RELATES TO THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MARRIAGE  • CUSTODY OF CHILDREN • OPINION • CONCLUSION • REFERENCES

A review of Arbitration and ADR mechanisms in dispute settlement:Focus on the United Kingdom and Nigerian Oil and Gas industries.'

The issue of conflict is inevitable in other industries as well as the oil and gas industry. These conflicts are inevitable considering the special nature of the oil and gas industry. Causes of industry disputes can however, vary according to jurisdiction. There is therefore, the need for effective mechanisms for resolving these disputes.  TABLE OF CONTENTS                    PAGESCases 2Abbreviations 3Legislations and Rules of C...

An Appraisal of Legal and Institutional Framework for the Control of Gas Flaring in Nigeria

ABSTRACT The  study  examined  the  legal  and  institutional  framework  for  combating  gas  flaring  in  Nigeria. The  study  considered  the  history,  function,  effect  of  oil  exploratory  activities  of  oil  companies  in Nigeria  having  caused  gas  flaring  resulting  in  loss  of  lives  and  properties  in  the  affected communities  where  gas  is  flared. The  study  relied  on  primary  and  secondary  sources  of  inform...

A Critical Appraisal of Election Laws in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe electoral process is a fundamental and thus indispensable structure in any democratic setting. The smoothness and transparency of its operation define political maternity of key players and stakeholders. The pattern of growth of electoral activities from 1922 to the fourth Republic is a reflection of development from obscurity to prominence from a pristine system to an advanced mechanism of securing participatory governance and confidence buildin...

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