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Family Law in relation to structural Natural LAW

The Natural Law doctrine has played a prominent role in thoughts and history, its essence cuts. across civilizations, legal systems and religion. Family law is not left out in this settings, the family is the smallest unit of a society, God created the family as the first institution and over. the years, issues have evolved from the family and family law as it were. This paper will attempt to analyze the relationship between family law and natural law, it will attempt to bring. out issue...

ISSUES RELATING TO CHINA AS THE EMERGING WORLD ECONOMIC POWER AND ITS INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA

AbstractChina’s remarkable economic growth and relative stability have seen it taking on bigger international roles as an economic and political power of its own kind and in its own right. In fact, it has been opined that “there is unequivocal evidence that China has positioned itself as (the) economically relevant country in the world in recent times such that, it is described as the world’s emerging giant among emerging economies, and as ‘economic powerhouse’.” Being this planet...

The Chicago Convention and Civilian Aircraft in Times of War

AbstractAirspace used for civil aviation is also used for military purposes. Military activities undoubtedly present safety implications for civil aviation. Generally, the greatest risk posed by military activities to civil aviation has been demonstrated by occurrences of civil aircraft being shot down deliberately or by mistake, causing numerous fatalities.This paper undertook a doctrinal analysis of civilian aircraft in times of war; beginning with a conceptual analysis of terms vital to th...

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...

THE SCOURGE OF RAPE, A GLOBAL CONCERN

History has found the subject of a rape to be a recurrent phenomenon in all parts of the world, Nigeria inclusive. Often times it has come to stay a fact that women are perceived as weaker sex thus subjected to all sorts of unbelievable vices especially in Africa and Asia. This is informed by varying cultures which has brought about inequality and subjugation of the female folk. This subject has assumed a disturbing dimension that has become a global concern. The subjugation of women i...

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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AN EXAMINATION OF THE SCOPE AND LIMITS OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY UNDER THE NIGERIAN LAW

Vicarious liability is a common law rule incidental to colonialism in Nigeria which has since become an essential part of the Nigerian law. Vicarious liability is where a person without fault becomes liable for the tort of another because of some pre-existing relationship between them particularly, between a principal and his agent. Several justifications abound for the imposition of this rule. Vicarious liability is strict liability without fault on the part of an employer. By virtue o...


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