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Dissolution of Marriage and Custody of Children Under Customary Law in Nigeria (II) –...

Custody of children One of the most contentious consequential or ancillary aspects of dissolution of customary law marriages like other forms of marriages is...

Dissolution of Marriage and Custody of Children Under Customary Law in Nigeria (I) –...

Marriage is the foundation of the civil society and no part of the laws and institutions of a country can be of more vital...

Reflections on the New High Court of FCT Abuja (Civil Procedure Rules) 2018 –...

The new High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Civil Procedure) Rules 2018 was signed on the 30th day of October, 2017 by...

The Banker and the Maiden: A True Story of Passion and Pain – by...

By the time you are done reading this piece by Olanrewaju Onigegewura , you would have read in a beautiful story style, the case of...

Arguments on the Abolishment of Death Sentence in Nigeria; A Juxtaposition

Death sentence in Nigeria has been a concept that has been enveloped with debate for quite some time. Some Lawyers and writers have consistently...

Re-Adoption of Written Addresses Doesn’t Re-Open the Computation of Time within which Judgment is...

Section 294 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) mandates Courts to deliver its decision in writing not...

Lagos State Small Claims Court – Practice Directions

Find below, the practice directions of the Lagos State Small Claims Court established by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon Justice Opeyemi Oke...
An Appraisal of the Recovery of Lawyers Professional Fees in Nigeria - Davidson Edieya,

An Appraisal of the Recovery of Lawyers Fees in Nigeria -Davidson Edieya,

It goes without any argument that a lawyer and the client are fated to co-exist. The union between both is also recognized statutorily and...

NWLR This Week: Garnishee Proceedings – Principles, Mode of Commencement, Requirement of A.G’s Consent

Parties: Central Bank of Nigeria v Interstella Communications Ltd & 3Ors Appeal No: SC/500/2014 Court: Supreme Court Justices: OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C. (Presided) MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C CLARA BATA OGUNIYI,...

What Happens where Both Parties Laying Claim to a Land Fail to Prove Title...

INTRODUCTION It is the law, that for a person to be entitled to the legal ownership of a land, he has to establish his root...