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Research Papers/Topics in Law

Understanding the Role of Legal Practitioner in Property Acquisition

The role of a legal practitioner in property acquisition can not be over emphasized. The article sheds light on the roles legal practitioner take to ensure a hitch free property acquisition in Nigeria.Real estate is by far one of the thriving and popular investment options not only in recent times but as far back as anyone could remember. This article aims at shedding light on the role legal practitioners take in acquisition of real property. Before you buy or sell a landed property it is imp...

DECLARATION OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES BY PUBLIC OFFICERS IN NIGERIA

The issue of declaration of assets and liabilities has become matter of serious interest to Nigerian's in recent times. This is coming as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice declaring their assets and liabilities publicly and the demand by the president that other Public officers should follow suit

JUSTIFICATION FOR THE STUDY OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

This work seek to expose the reasons for the study of Intellectual Property Law.

TAXATION OF RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS

This essay borders on whether or not Religious Institution are expected by law to pay tax.My discus is streamline into the following:Introduction,Definition of terms,Statutory Provisions,Taxable Income Of Religious Institution,ConclusionFootnotes

Effects and position of intoxication in Islam

ABSTRACT:This research consists: abstract, introduction, intoxication, conclusion, and references. And also tries  to  define the intoxication, elaborates the types of intoxication substances, psychological effects, social effects, the three stages for prohibition  of intoxication, liquid and drug intoxicants, punishment  for   taking   intoxicants,   conditions   for   punishment,   and recommendation. INTRO...

A new dawn in the Maghreb- A case study of Libyas 2011 Uprisings

When we hear of an uprising, the first thing that comes to mind is a state of dissatisfaction which has led to a reaction. But then, It is curious to find in an uprising a situation that seems satisfactory as the trigger. This is especially so in a context where much more troubling situations exist. This is what one may sum of the irony in the Libyan uprising that resulted in a civil war and the subsequent regime change. It is in line with this that this study attempts to unravel the ob...

RIGHT TO LIFE AND JUSTIFICATION FOR AND AGAINST THE ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT UNDER HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

ABSTRACTThe right to life is the most basic, fundamental, primordial and supreme right which human beings are entitled to have and without which the protection of all other human rights becomes either meaningless or less effective. Indeed, the right of each person to life is something, which is intrinsic to his status as a human being and which is a necessary concomitant of human existence. The preservation of this right is one of the essential functions of the state and the numerou...

REGIONAL DIPLOMACY FOR PEACE INIATIVES IN EAST AFRICA

AbstractThis is a study aimed at assessing the regional diplomacy effectiveness in the East African region. Special attention has been applied to how the bordering East African states have responded to the resolution of the Somalia conflict using their regional organization IGAD. The conflict has existed for more than a decade with various initiates being used to curb the conflict. It begins with a brief analysis of nature of the conflict and the effects to the neighboring countries, that is,...

The Need for the Implementation of Age Discrimination Law in Nigeria

In Nigeria today the only types of anti-discrimination laws under the constitution or any other statute are discrimination based on gender, disability, religion and ethnicity; there is currently no law preventing age discrimination.  The United Kingdom in 2006 enacted the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations then the Equality Act of 2010. This acts prevents discrimination based on Age, Disability, Gender reassignment, Marriage and Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and maternity, Race, Reli...

Refugee Situation in Darfur

This paper gives a description on the background of the conflict in Darfur.  Also, it discusses the causes and plight of the refugees in Darfur.  In addition, it looks at the roles played by various international organizations in the Dafuri conflict.  Furthermore, it discusses suggestions for future international action.  Finally, it concludes on all the issues discussed. 

ENDING AN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP - TERMINATION AND DISMISSAL

An Employment relationship just like any contract can be brought to an end by either of the parties to the contract. This article looks at the legal issues that arise where an employment relationship is brought to an end by termination or dismissal by an Employer.

Neighboring Rights in Nigeria

NEIGHBORING RIGHTS IN NIGERIAABSTRACTIntellectual property law has proved to be a possible tool for the transmission and management of traditional cultural expressions and cultural heritage; protecting it from unauthorized use, reproduction, misappropriation and other forms of dishonest exploitation.  “Neighboring Rights” is one of those terms that can cause an awful lot of confusion due to the background of the name itself. It is often confused with relating to payments ...

SECTION 285 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

The paper is intended to interrogate section 285 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) with a view to determining whether it is a statute of limitation. 

Mortgage Financing in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges

ABSTRACTMortgage financing are structured financial arrangements provided byapproved financial institutions that accept real estate as security for theloan. Basically, mortgage financing is used to acquire or purchase ordevelop a property. However, it is also used to access the equity on anexisting property. This research work examined various mortgagefinancing policies in Nigeria, highlight their performance with a view toidentify the challenges inhibiting the optimal performance of themortg...

THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON PRODUCT LIABILITY

The world is a global village with goods and services, being distributed around the globe through trade. The advent of globalization portends great economic development for developing nations such as Nigeria. However in the course of this transfer of trade, there is the incidence of injury which can result from the incessant transfer of harmful and hazardous products. Therefore this paper is poised to show the negative impact of globalization in the food chain of any nation, due to the fact t...


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