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Law making process in Nigeria: Maximal critique

ABSTRACT The concepts of democracy and governance have come to occupy a more “prominent position in the discourse of national and international development”. They have become key notions in which “citizens can have a more active role” which should enhance their positive view of the “increase legitimacy of the state”. As a matter of fact, both concepts ar...

An appraisal of the legislative provisions and executive policies on tax incentive as veritable tool for economic development in nigeria

ABSTRACT Tax incentives are deliberate reduction in tax liability granted to investors to encourage particular economic units to act in some deliberate way (eg invest more, produce more, employ more, exploit more, save more, conserve less, pollute less and so on). They include adjustments to tax policy aimed at lessening the effects of taxation on an industry, a gro...

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Globalisation And Internationalisation Of Policy Making For international Governments

IntroductionOne of the terms that is used by everyone regardless they are businessmen, politicians or academicians and whose meaning and nature are not settled is the term “globalization”. The origin of the word globalization is “global”. The word global may take different meanings in different languages. The most common meaning however is the 3D geometric figure. According to Meydan Larousse the term global means “undertaken entirely”. This is the meaning attributed to the word g...

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE MEANS OF PROVING ADULTERY UNDER ISLAMIC LAW AND SELECTED NATIONAL PENAL LAWS

ABSTRACTWhether as a religious crime or as an offence in non-religious laws, the issue of adultery appears to be problematic. Islamic law as an example of religious law not only considers adultery as a sinful act but prescribes specific ways of proving it. In the same manner, some national penal laws criminalize adultery as an offence worthy of punishment. This work is a comparative investigation of the prescribed methodologies of proving adultery within a religious and non-religious legal co...

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE INTESTATE RULES OF SUCCESSION AND THE TESTATE RULES OF SUCCESSION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTDeath is an inevitable end of everyone. All societies even the crudest, have a form in which individual’s property will be dealt with after they die. Wills are generally unknown and partially alien to indigenous Nigerian culture. In some instances however, some terms of testamentary disposition of property are made to safeguard and avoid the various problems that may likely arise after the death of a family head. Succession, a concept of family set up is centered on a person dying a...

PROVOCATION AS A DEFENCE TO THE CRIME OF MURDER UNDER COMMON AND ISLAMIC LAW

ABSTRACT TABLE OF CONTENTS COVERPAGE…………………………………………………………………i ATTESTATION………………………………………………………………  ii CERTIFICATION PAGE……………………………………………………..iii ABSTRACT…………………………………...

THE EXECUTIVE UNDER ISLAMIC CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM AND NIGERIA 1999 CONSTITUTION: A COMPARISON.

ABSTRACTGovernment is a concept that is not alien to Islamic law. The Prophet was seen in his administrative activities, receives, execute and interpret laws divinely received from Allah. Thus, the executive arm under the Islamic governance is of utmost priority. The four rightly guided caliphs undertook this role and perform same with sincerity and dignity. Under the Nigerian Federalism, the executive arm of government plays enormous role in the administration of governmental activities in t...

THE DOCTRINE OF THE RULE OF LAW UNDER ISLAMIC LAW AND ITS JURISTIC APPROACH IN THE MUSLIM STATE

ABSTRACTThe doctrine of the Rule of Law is of no doubt a well established and rooted doctrine under Islamic legal system as well as the conventional legal system. From the time of the ruling of the Noble Prophet of Islam (PBUH) to the time of the four rightly guided Caliphs, this doctrine of rule of law is well followed and this can be seen in the various practices of the Noble Prophet and the rightly guided Caliphs. However, over time, due to the partial submission of some aspect of Islamic ...

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE COMMON LAW AND ISLAMIC LAW CONCEPT OF SHURAH: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS.

ABSTRACTThe question of what is law has engendered great jurisprudential debate for many years. The nature, scope and purpose of law have led jurisprudential scholars to postulate various schools which tend to explain the concept of law. Thus, the process by which these laws came to be effective is called legislation. Legislation is the process of law making. Under the legislative assembly of the Common Law, a bill undergoes through a systematic process before it acquires the status of law. H...

AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF NUCLEAR WAR UNDER THE ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW

ABSTRACTNuclear weapon is undoubtedly a weapon of mass destruction. Thus, the ways and manners by which various states and countries that are in possession of this weapons have been using them has been and is still a subject of debate among scholars. Under the International Law, there are various statutory instruments regulating the ways and manners wherein these weapons may be used. However, the level of adherence has been subjected to questions over the years. In view of the above submissio...

Legal Regime for consent to treatment in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE 1.0:  INTRODUCTORY PERSPECTIVE 1.1:  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.2:  STATEMENT OF RESEARCH PROBLEM 1.3:  AIMS AND OBJECTIVES 1.4:  JUSTIFICATION OF THE STUDY 1.5:  SCOPE OF THE STUDY 1.6:  METHODOLOGY OF RESEARCH ...


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