Research Papers/Topics in Private And Property Law

A potential liberation of widows right of Inheritance in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe creator did not leave human beings with the choice ofdetermining their gender. Yet, women have sufered immensely in variousaspects of life just because they are born females. This practice which hasexisted from time immemorial has been stemmed in the western World.However, most African Countries, which includes Nigeria, still engage indiscriminatory cultural practices against women. One of the ways thismanifest is the practice which precludes a woman from inheriting as adaughter, ...

EGBASE V ORIAREGHAN (1985) EFFECT OF NON EST FACTUM ON CONTRACT

ABSTRACTMan is by nature a social animal. An individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or more than human. Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of the society, is either a beast or a god.1This quote by Aristotle poignantly points out the fact that interactions with ourselves as human beings is a must, and the need for this interactions often lead to the necessi...

AN APPRAISAL OF THE APPLICATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS TO MARRIAGE DISPUTES

ABSTRACTMarriage is a union entered into by two parties in every jurisdiction i. e, marriage is a universal occurrence. Although the legal process involved (either in formality or requirement) varies from one jurisdiction to another, marriage is often characterized by disputes which range from divorce to custody of children, maintenance e. t. c. Marriage, as examined in this context, is limited to that conducted under statutes.In resolving these disputes, recourse is made to adjudication. But...

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