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customary law in Nigeria but they do have common essentials. What is important for the lawyer and the judge is to differentiate between acts which are essential to the validity of a marriage from those that are purely of social ...
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2 Consultation hours: 11-12.30 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays. Course Content: the idea of a legal system, sources of law in Nigeria - Received English law,
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3.1 History and Sources of Labour Law in Nigeria 3.2 Purpose of Labour Law 3.3 The scope of Labour Law 4.0 Conclusion 5.0 Summary 6.0 Tutor Marked Assignment 7.0 Reference/Further Readings 1.0 INTRODUCTION This ...
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See Nwogugu E.I., Family Law in Nigeria, op.cit., p.386. 11 Inheritance under customary law, including Islamic law,10 could be testate and intestate. Although our focus is intestate inheritance, which usually generates problems, I will like to
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trust in English law and consequently in Nigeria are no exception. The classification or types of trusts sometimes aid in understanding the purpose or object of the trust. 2.0 OBJECTIVES In this Unit, you will ...
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child born out of wedlock was held to be legitimate under the law in Nigeria, there could, in effect, be different grades of legitimacy so as to affect their right of succession. The evidence in this case is
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F.J. Oniekoro , Wills, Probate Practice and Administration of Estate in Nigeria, Chenglo Law Publications . 2. Leo Okafor, Principles & Practices of Living Trusts, Prestige Books. 15 The following countries have a double taxation treaty with Nigeria: Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France,
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STRACHAN PARTNERS 7 1. INTRODUCTION 1. General overview of Nigeria Nigeria is located in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea between the Republic
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The main sources of employment Law in Nigeria are (a) Nigerian legislation, i.e. the Labour Act (Cap. L1 L.F.N 2004), (b) received English law, and (c) Nigerian Case Law. ... employees in Nigeria, it is possible, though not common, to find
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however, that nationalization of land in Nigeria is one sui generis, and furthers the preservation of existing interests. 43 . ... dissatisfaction in Nigeria. The intrusion of English law into the indigenous system also gave rise to difficulties.
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Edefe Ojomo www.yararena.org April 2014 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 1 SOURCES OF LAW: THE APPLICATION OF ENGLISH LAW IN NIGERIA
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Repugnancy Doctrine and Customary Law in Nigeria: A Positive Aspect of British Colonialism. Uweru, Bethel Chuks Abstract The doctrine of repugnancy owes it origin to the medieval period and evolution of English equity. The doctrine was introduced into Nigeria
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equity, statutes of general application; reception and application of English law in Nigeria Reading List: • Asein, chapter one. • Obilade, chapter one Week 4: Sources of Nigerian Law II: Legislation types of legislation, colonial, civilian
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domicile, as received in Nigeria with particular reference to the doctrine of rival of the domicile of origin. It is, ... Under English law, the domicile of origin can never be lost. During the subsistence of a domicile of choice acquired by the propositus , ...
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Law and Security in Nigeria 71 psyche and these have adversely impinged on the potentialities of the Nigerian nation. A nation’s national security is predicated on her national
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received English law. This work has shown some eclecticism, borrowing from history, jurisprudence, constitutional law, and conflict of laws. ... sources of conflict of laws in Nigeria and Canada. Chapter 6 focuses on the special problems of conflict of laws in Nigeria engendered by its
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PENALTY IN NIGERIA. CHINWE CHINEMEREM ONUOHA + Table of Contents Introduction ... English law has a tremendous influence on the Nigerian legal system, and “English law forms a substantial part of Nigerian law. ...
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subject to the applicable customary law or the received English law, and the admissibility of local laws and Statutes in customary courts. Title: ANIEKWU NKOLIKA IJEOMA Author: Administrator Created Date:
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Criminal Law in Nigeria, sees punishment simpliciter as the object of Criminal Law 1. In criminal law textbooks in Nigeria and beyond, a crime or offence is said to have been created only when the attendant punishment is also stipulated. In the 1999 ...
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NIALS Journal of Law and Public Policy 2 when English and French law were exported to colonial possessions in Asia, Latin America and Africa.2
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Intellectual Property Law in Nigeria Created Date: 5/3/2012 6:35:58 AM ...
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In Nigeria, the intervention of the state through the promulgation of the Land Use Act, (LUA) 1978 has not helped much. ... native law and custom, received English law and statutory law (Yakubu, 1985; Aluko op cit) 2.1 Native Law and Custom
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STRENGTHENING OF ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSIONS AND LAWS IN NIGERIA by Fatima Waziri LL.B., Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, 2001 B.L., Nigeria Law School Lagos, 2002
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Nigeria from the 19th century to the colonial period, the impediments to its ... Sharia. 2. THE SHARIA UNDER THE SOKOTO CALIPHATE The Sharia, is essentially a “believer’s law” in the sense that it is primarily binding on those who believe in it. It coherently combine ethical norms of ...
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Adesanya M. O., Oloyede E.O. (1990) Business Law in Nigeria 2ND Edition Lagos UNILAG Publisher. Morounfolu F. (1999): Business Law Study Manual 1st Edition Lagos Interterms Konsultancy Ltd. Asomugha, E. Company Laro in Nigeria under the companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990,
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ii “The received English law can be divided into three parts, viz: Common Law, Doctrine of Equity and Status of General Application.” ... 3 a Five (5) Tax Administrative Machinery in Nigeria (i) The Joint Tax Board (JTB) (ii) The Federal Board of Inland Revenue (FBIR)
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important source of land law in Nigeria. 1.2 What is the impact (if any) on real estate of local common law in Nigeria? Local Common law in Nigeria comprises of Customary Law, English Common Law adopted and applied by Nigerian Courts and Nigerian
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Other sources of law in Nigeria include legislations, customary law, received English law, judicial precedents and so on. From time to time, policies are enacted and various bodies established to continuously remind us to fall into line in the protection of
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and the Received English Common Law in Nigeria and Ghana ..... 37 E.S. NWAUCHE Director of the Centre for African Legal Studies and Associate Professor of Law, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. 4. Conflicts of Procedure ...
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MAJOR RECENT ACTIVITY IN NIGERIA’S COMMERCIAL LITIGATION SECTOR In January 2012, there was a nationwide strike by Nigeria’s labour unions following the ... English system. Nigerian law consists basically of Nigerian legislation, the received English law
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5 Almost every state in Nigeria has a state land law. State land laws regulate the use of land acquired by a state for the public purposes of that state. An individual is prohibited from transferring land allotted to him or her under a state land law, ...
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Legal and Judicial Systems: In Nigeria four distinct systems of law are applicable – the Received English Common law, Nigerian Legislation, Customary law/Sharia law, and Case law. Challenges facing the Nigerian judicial system, particularly at the state level,
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The English law of arbitration was also introduced into Nigeria early in the life of the country then as a colony of Britain. Even though the Imperial Government concentrated on litigation as a favoured means of settling disputes in the colony
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The Rationality of Judicial Precedent in Nigeria’s Jurisprudence Ephraim A. Ikegbu Department of Philosophy University of Calabar Calabar, Nigeria. S. A. Duru Faculty of Law ... In spite of the influence of the English law upon its growth, its
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operative in Nigeria because of the legal provision which requires the National Assembly to enact a law formally incorporating Treaties and ... The country has a mixed legal system comprising the received English Law and Customary and Islamic laws.
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Under English law, the enforcement of a foreign jurisdiction or arbitration clause is nothing more than an application of the principles of freedom of contract. 14 The important consideration is the manisfestation of agreement rather than an actual agreement of the
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English law applied in all areas to people of English descent and to Africans who “opted out” of customary law. In addition, serious offenses against the state, or criminal offenses, were generally dealt with under English law.
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The first faculty of law in Nigeria was established in 1961 at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. This was followed by the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) ... 25 Okechukwu Oko, Legal Education in Nigeria, 6 RADIC (1994) 171 at 183 . 12
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In Nigeria, the law on the issue of whether dead body is capable of being stolen is not clear. In the words of Okonkwo and Naish: “… a corpse may possess such peculiar attributes as to justify its preservation on scientific or other grounds.
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In those States in Nigeria which have retained the received English land law as at 1900, a mortgage can be created over a company’s landed property. Although in theory the ownership of the property passes to the creditor, ...
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Based on English common law, Islamic Shariah law (only in some northern states), and traditional law Administrative divisions 36 states and Abuja Federal ... In Nigeria, the Office of the Head of the Federal Civil Service is the body charged
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In addition, customary law in Nigeria prohibits the marriage of a man with persons to whom he is related through marriage. In many areas, it is an abomination for a man to marry his wife’s sister as a second wife, even after the death of his first wife.
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In Nigeria, those who have been previously convicted in criminal cases usually attract harsher ... Code’, 1964, 1 NLJpp.10-25 and M.A. Owoade; ‘’Some Aspects of Criminal Law Reform in Nigeria’’, 1980, NBJ Vol. Xvi, pp.25-31.
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The enactment of the first co-operative societies law in Nigeria is traced to the report of C.F. Strickland, a co-operative expert who had worked extensively in India and was commissioned by the then colonial government of
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Nigerian law. The Clerk of this Court entered a default in this case on February 13, 2009. Plaintiff Continental Transfert Technique Limited (“Continental”) then moved for the entry of default judgment against the defendants, the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Attorney
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in Nigeria (1959) and the Committee on Legal Education from Africa (1961). 44. See generally Milner, supra note 19; Weston, Legal Education in East Africa, 15 U. TOR. L.J ... The English Law Teacher in Africa, 7 J. Soc'y PuB. TcHms. L. 80 (1962).
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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA On Friday, the 13th Day of July 2007 Before their Lordship Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu ..... ... ingredients of a valid sale and transfer of absolute title to a family land either under customary law or the received English law.
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... Sources of Nigerian Law- Statutes Law and Legislation, Received English Law (common law, doctrines of Equity, ... Ojo, J. A. T. & Banking and Finance in Nigeria, Graham Burns, Adewunmi, W.: 1982. Olabisi, F.: Introduction To Banking, Evans Brothers,
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Such remedies in English Law are generically different from remedies in contract or tort, and are now recognised to fall within a third-category of the common law which has been called quasi-contract or restitution”.
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