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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...

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Provocation As A Defence To The Crime Of Murder Under Common And Islamic Law

ABSTRACTMajor legal systems across the globe have evolved rules and principles for dealing with various situations. These situations are inclusive of different legal concepts like marriages, inheritance, offences etc. The rules and regulations are either man-made or divine as it exist under the common law and Islamic law respectively. Thus, it is conceivable that different legal system will proffer different ways of dealing with the same legal concept. The offence of murder is no exception in...

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Analytical Approach On Double Taxation In The Nigerian Tax Administration

ABSTRACTTaxation in Nigeria is one of the major source of revenue for it an be said that it generates between 75% to 80% of Nigerian revenue. Taxation in Nigeria is however bedeviled with a lot of problem one of which is double taxation.It is the practice in Nigeria for income tax to be imposed both on worldwide income derived by residents of Nigeria and on income derived by non-residents generated within the country. The effect of such a system is that income derived by a resident of Nigeria...

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Adeoti Adekunle Samuel Premium 64 PAGES (16150 WORDS) Law Project 735 Views
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...

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An examination of the laws and procedures regulating dissolution of marriages

ABSTRACT The term marriage can be defined as the coming together of a man and a woman as husband and wife. In Nigeria, marriages are contracted in various ways which include statutory marriage, customary marriage and Islamic marriage. At the time of marriage, it is likely that neither of the parties envisages the possibility of dissolution of the marriage. However, in recent times, the high rat...

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Women's rights to inheritance in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe general belief in Nigeria is that women are inferior to men, and this has a negative impact on women as regards succession under customary laws. Hence, the issue of gender discrimination remains a bane in the society despite various attempts both at the international and municipal level to curb such excesses.This paper examines the rights Nigerian women have to inherit under the customary/intestate laws of the major ethnic groups (Ibo, Yoruba and Benin) in Nigeria, as we...

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Tijesunimi Desmennu 51 PAGES (16459 WORDS) Law Project 1,381 Views
EXAMINING THE RELEVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTINATIONAL FORCES IN THE NORTH EAST OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT       This research critically examines the relevance of International Humanitarian Law [IHL] to the development of multinational forces in the North East of Nigeria. International Humanitarian law is a law of armed conflict. The promulgation of various laws and the enforcement agencies in limiting the extent of feasible human suffering in times of armed conflicts has created some chal...

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AN EXAMINATION OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR COMBATING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA

This research examines the legal framework for human trafficking in Nigeria. The phenomenon of human trafficking, particularly in Nigeria has assumed alarming proportion. Nigeria’s poverty coupled with high rate of unemployment, massive devaluation of the local currency and civil and political unrest, are some of the factors responsible for a high rate of migration, and this paves way for human trafficking. The research examines the issue of h...

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CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF RULE OF LAW AND GOOD GOVERNANCE AS TOOLS IN OVERCOMING TERRORISM IN NIGERIA

This work critically examines the rule of law and good governance as a tool in overcoming terrorism in Nigeria if well practice. It further examines the basic concepts of rule of law and good governance as presently practice in Nigeria and suggests ways in which they can be improve upon so as to be used as effective tools in overcoming terrorism in Nigeria. It also makes references to the criticisms of the rule of law and also some basic ingredi...

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Is criminal law necessary

legal methods

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Mahendra Singh 7 PAGES (1500 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 941 Views
AN EXAMINATION OF EVOLVING APPROACHES IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF RISKS AND CAUSATION IN INSURANCE LAW.

INTRODUCTIONOne of the first and basic characteristics of insurance is that it is a contingent contract, that is,it depends on the happening of a future event which is outside the control of the parties to the contract. In other words, uncertainty is key in the contract of insurance. Uncertainty of the event occurring relates to risk, as there is a probability that a risk may occur but as to when is uncertain. Hence, it can be said that insurance is a risk pulling and redistribution mechanism...

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Odusanya Oluwadamilare 17 PAGES (5812 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 695 Views
THE LEGAL IMPLICATION OF PARTIES CONTRACTING STATUTORY MARRIAGE WHILE THEY ARE ALREADY MARRIED UNDER CUSTOMARY MARRIAGE: CONVERTION; CO-EXISTENCE AND ABEYANCE THEORIES.

INTRODUCTIONIt has become a common practice in Nigeria for parties who intend to contract a statutory marriage to marry first under customary law before the solemnization of the statutory marriage. This practice may be explained by the fact that though Western civilization and culture have permeated Nigerian society, most people, even the most sophisticated understandably regard themselves as bound by the customary law of their place of origin.The Nigerian Marriage Act has...

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A critique of federal character

This paper analysis the suitability of federal character in Nigeria, it does this by analysing the various concepts which gave rise to the presumably benign principle, one of this concept is Federalism. Also, the paper seeks to articulate the reasoning behind the principle and see how the principle has fallen short of expectation. The paper achieves this goal by bringing a brief but accurate understanding of Federalism, Federal Character, the Nigeria’s demographical size and justiciable rig...

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Chibueze Yada 5 PAGES (2869 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 698 Views
Law of Evidence

Law of Evidence 

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Fasanya Oreoluwa 110 PAGES (11152 WORDS) Law Book Note/Review 0 Views
The significance of the distinction between Rights in rem and rights in personam

A brief overview of the significance in the distinction between rights in rem and rights in personam

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Emeka Nwasah 1 PAGE (3055 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 0 Views

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