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Research Papers/Topics in Law

Law of Equity and Trusts

LAW OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS PART I AND II TABLE OF CONTENTS LAW OF EQUITY PART 1 DEFINITION OF EQUITY. NATURE, ORIGIN AND RECEPTION OF EQUITY. THE MAXIMS AND PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY NATURE OF EQUITABLE INTEREST AND THE DOCTRINE OF NOTICE. 9 EQUITABLE INTEREST AND LEGAL ESTATES THE DOCTRINE OF NOTICE. PRIORITY. PARTICULAR EQUITABLE INTERESTS. ASSIGNMENT OF CHOSES IN ACTION. DISTINCTION BETWEEN NOVATION AND ASSIGNMENT. THE DOCTRINE OF CONVERSION TH...

Land Law In Nigeria

LAND LAW NIGERIA I AND II CONTENTS A CURSORY INTRODUCTION THROUGH THE CONCEPT OF PROPERTY. SOURCES OF THE LAW OF REAL PROPERTY IN NIGERIA. DEFINITION OF LAND LAND AS THE EARTH’S SURFACE LAND AS CONSISTING OF SUBJACENT THINGS OF A PHYSICAL NATURE LAND AS EVERYTHING ATTACHED TO THE EARTH’S SURFACE (QUIC QUID PLANTATUR). LAND AS CONSISTING OF INCORPOREAL HEREDITAMENT BRIEF HISTORY OF THE NIGERIAN LAND TENURE SYSTEM. LAND RIGHTS THE RIGHT OF PRESCRIP...

Jurisprudence And Legal Theory In Nigeria Summarized

CONTENTS JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY PART I AND II TOPIC 1: THE NATURE AND MEANING OF JURISPRUDENCE TOPIC 1.1: DISTINCTION BETWEEN JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY: TOPIC 1.2: JURISPRUDENCE: THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAW OR THE SCIENCE OF LAW TOPIC 1.2.1: UNDERSTANDING PHILOSOPHY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON JURISPRUDENCE: 1.2.2 UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE LAW: 1.3 CONCEPTIONS OF LAW AND SCHOOLS OF JURISPRUDENCE. TOPIC 1.4 DEFINITIONS OF LAW. TOPIC 2: L...

International Trade In Nigeria Summarized

 TRADE LAW PART I ONLY  TABLE OF CONTENTS. Contents THE BILL OF LADING. 2 DUTIES AND EXCLUSIONS: 2 INTERNATIONAL EXPORT CONTRACT. 4 COST INSURANCE FREIGHT CONTRACTS (CIF). 4 WHAT IS THE NATURE OF A CIF CONTRACT?. 4 DOCUMENTS IN A CIF CONTRACT. 5 PASSING OF PROPERTY. 5 PASSING OF RISK. 5 DUTIES, REMEDIES AND BENEFITS. 6 FREE ON BOARD CONTRACTS. (FOB). 8 ISSUES THAT ARISE IN FOB CONTRACTS. 9 DUTIES AND REMEDIES. 9 CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY...

Family Law In Nigeria Summarized Note

FAMILY LAW PART I AND II TABLE OF CONTENTS. Contents FAMILY LAW... 3 INTRODUCTION. 3 SYSTEMS OF MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA. 3 SANCTITY OF MARRIAGE. 5 CONTRACTS TO MARRY. 5 BREACH OF A CONTRACT TO MARRY. 6 THE MARRIAGE. 8 Other misconceived types of marriages: 14 Proof of marriage. 14 The proposed reformation of the marriage act provided that; 15 BRIDE PRICE: 15 SITUATION OF CELEBRATING CUSTOMARY AND STATUTORY MARRIAGE. 16 LEGAL EFFECTS OF A MARRIAGE. 16 MATRIMO...

Criminal Law Nigeria

CONTENTntCRIMINAL LAW I. 2 THE DEFINITION OF CRIME. 2 HISTORY OF NIGERIAN CRIMINAL LAW. (BRIEF). 4 CULTURAL INCOMPATIBILITY OF THE NIGERIAN BELIEF AND THE CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCED. (CONFLICTS). 6 CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES AND THE LEGAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CLASSIFICATION. 8 CRIMINALIZATION POLICY. 10 PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINALIZATION. 10 THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 12 ELEMENTS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 14 TYPES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 18 ATTEMPT. 22 CONSPI...

Conflict Of Laws Nigeria

CONFLICT OF LAWS I AND IITABLE OF CONTENTS:INTRODUCTION:SOURCES OF NIGERIAN RULES OF CONFLICT OF LAWS. DIMENSIONS OF THE SUBJECT (CONFLICT OF LAWS) IN NIGERIA. WHAT IS THE RIGHT NAME FOR THIS COURSE? WHAT EXACTLY IS THE NATURE/AIM OF THIS COURSE? QUESTION OF CHOICE OF LAW. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH DETERMINING APPLICABLE LAW. (REN VOI, INCIDENTAL QUESTION, TIME FACTOR, EXPLAINED. TORT IN THE CONFLICT OF LAWS. LIMIT TO THE APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAWS. NON-CHOIC...

Company And Partnership Law In Nigeria Summarized

ContentsHISTORY OF COMPANY LAW. 3 SOURCES OF COMPANY LAW IN NIGERIA.. 9 ADMINISTRATIVE AND REGULATORY BODIES. 9 THEORIES OF CORPORATE LAW. 11 INCORPORATION OF COMPANIES. 12 COMPANY PROMOTERS. 15 PRE-INCORPORATION CONTRACTS. 16 CONSEQUENCES OF INCORPORATION. 18 LIFTING THE VEIL OF INCORPORATION. 19 CAPACITY AND POWERS OF A COMPANY. 22 ALTERATION OF THE MEMO. 25 ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION.. 26 ALTERATION OF THE ARTICLES. 27 LEGAL EFFECTS AND NATURE OF THE MEMART. 28 CAP...

Commercial Law In Nigeria Summarized Notes

Contents AGENCY. 2 AGENCY DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER RELATIONSHIPS. 2 CLASSES OF AGENTS. 3 KINDS OF AGENTS. 4 CAPACITY.. 6 FORMALITIES REQUIRED FOR THE FORMATION OF AN AGENCY. 7 CREATION OF AN AGENCY. 7 DUTIES OF THE AGENT. 11 RIGHTS OF AN AGENT AGAINST HIS PRINCIPAL.. 12 THE PRINCIPAL AND THIRD PARTIES. 13 TERMINATION OF AN AGENCY.. 13 HIRE PURCHASE. 14 THE NATURE OF HIRE-PURCHASE AGREEMENTS AND ITS DISTINCTION FROM OTHER AGREEMENTS. 15 DYNAMICS AND RELATION...

Property Law Practice Note (2017) Nigerian Law School

GENERAL OVERVIEW AND APPLICABLE LAWS.WEEK 3 -- GENERAL OVERVIEW AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK:: OVERVIEW (OBJECTIVES, CONTENT AND SCOPE) OF THE PROPERTYLAW PRACTICE (MODULE) COURSE: Covers transactions and endeavours bearingon real property1 like deeds, power of attorney, Sale of Land, Leases and Tenancies,Assignment of Leases, Mortgages and charges, License, Easement, LRL, Wills andCodicils, PR, Property Taxation, etc.:: VARIOUS PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS:Sale of Land, Leases and Tenancies, Assignment, Mor...

Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes

NOTE:Cramming all the cases and points would do you more harm than good. All youneed is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popularcase(s).If viewing the notes on your laptop, press Ctrl + F (Ctrl key and Key F at the sametime) to find a specific word/phrase. If viewing from a mobile device, select the“search” option from your browser’s tool menu.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________...

Nigerian Law School (2017) Corporate Law Practice Summarized Note

WEEK 3.TOPIC: AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK ANDREGULATORY BODIES ON CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE IN NIGERIA.HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAMA 1990.- Promulgated on 2nd January, 1990 and commenced on 31st December 1990.- It incorporates various principles of law and equity, has detailed provisions on Directors,Members, Secretaries, Accounts, Auditors, Meetings, Memo and Articles, e.t.c. It alsoestablishes the CAC as a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common sealcapable of suing and being sue...

Nigerian Law School (2017) Civil Litigation Summarized Note

NOTE:All you need is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popular case(s).CIVIL LITIGATIONContentsWEEK 3 .................................................................................................................................................... 2WEEK 4 .................................................................................................................................................... 3WEEK 5 PRELIMINARY MATTERS (1) ................................

Traditional Coup D’états In The Bamenda Grassfields Of Cameroon Chieftaincy Institution: A Historical Exploration

ABSTRACT One  of  the  most  noticeable  features  of  the  social-cultural  heritage  of  the Cameroon  Grassfields  is  the  chieftaincy  institution.    Chiefs  are  a  permanent feature  of  the  Cameroonian  Grassfields  society.  Throughout  history, Grassfields  chiefs  have  been  at  the  center  of  the  political,  social-economic  and cultural  life  of  their  respective  societies.    This  paper  reveals  that  the  violent det...

International Media Campaign on Human Rights Abuses and Extra-Judicial Killings in the Ongoing Nigerian Military’s Counter-Insurgency: The Victor, the Victim and the Abused

Abstract The  unsettled  and  subjective  nature  of  what  constitute  human  rights abuse  and  extra-judicial  killing  affords  most  western  nations  and international  media  to  misconstrue  security-related  matters  in  most developing  world.  More  problematic  is  how  such  misconstrued  reality on  the  ground  and  publicity  inform  policy  decisions  of  these  nation, thereby,  undermining  military  counterinsurgency  operation...


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