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Sources of nigerian law

Sources of Nigerian law denote where Nigerian law came from. The major question is that where did we get the present laws that we now call our own? Did they fall from heaven? Where did we get them from? We generally have six sources of Nigerian law they have been adequately discussed in this research work.

THE EFFECT OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX AND PAY-AS-YOU-EARN SCHEME ON NIGERIAN WORKERS

The law regulating Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is the Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2011. The Personal Income Tax Act Subsidiary Legislation further provides for the regulations to be used in the operation of the Pay As You Earn scheme. Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is a long standing concept which is and would still be operational for a very long time. The Pay As You Ea...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF MENS REA IN ESTABLISHING CRIMINAL LIABILITY VIS-A-VIS THE RATIONALE FOR STRICT LIABILITY OFFENCES

ABSTRACT “Mens Rea”, the mental element of an offence can be in the form of intention, recklessness, knowledge and in some instances, negligence or any other state of mind prescribed by the law creating an offence. Developed and integrated into the English criminal law around the twelfth century to the thirteenth century when it was fully integrated into the English criminal law, it has alongside actus reus (physical element), concurrence and causation become an integral part of the ...

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THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR DOUBLE TAXATION IN NIGERIA

GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.0.0: INTRODUCTIONTaxation is a significant consideration for foreign investors that seek to do business in Nigeria, in addition to other factors such as security, rule of law, access to appropriate infrastructure (e.g. electric power), etc. Strategically leveraging Nigeria’s status as the 26th largest economy in the world, and the biggest in Africa , through beneficial economic partnerships in the form of tax treaties within Africa and on a global level may help to in...

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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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THE PURPOSE AND USE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTNCY FIRM IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ONITSHA SOUTH (L.G.A) IN ANAMBRA STATE)

ABSTRACTThis research focuses attention on The Purpose And Use Of Management Consultancy Firm with special attention on Onitsha South Local Government AreaThis work is carried out in partial fulfillment of the course requirement for the award of higher national diploma of the institute of management and technology.Critical assessment was made on how industrialists in Onitsha South have been using the services of the management consultancy forms and how aware they of their service.Through this...

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The Role of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission in the Fight against Corruption in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe issue of corruption has led to loss of confidence in Nigeria by its citizens at home and abroad including the international community at large due to the activities of fraudsters, corrupt public officials and mis-governance by our leaders. On the international scene, Nigeria has been blacklisted as a slate in which integrity and transparency are alien and where no transactions occur without greasing palms. There is a culture of unregulated informal economy, inefficient contract aw...

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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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THE TRAVAILS OF A NEW WIG IN NIGERIA AND THE WAY FORWARD FOR A ROOKIE LAWYER

INTRODUCTIONTo qualify as a lawyer in Nigeria, you must have spent a minimum of five years (four years for direct entry students) at a university in Nigeria and one year at the Nigerian law school for a practical training course, which culminates in the Bar Final Examinations. Apart from the aforesaid, there are other ways of qualifying as a lawyer in Nigeria. However, it is the most common method of becoming a lawyer in Nigeria, and a majority of lawyers in the country passed through this pr...

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Transfer of Family Land in Nigeria; An Exploration of Powers of Family Members

ABSTRACTFamily land is land that belongs to a family as a whole under customary law. From time immemorial through the period of agriculture to the period of industrial development, land has remained the most valuable property in the life of man and his development. It is a source of wealth to those who have it and the mother of all properties. In other words, virtually all the basic needs of human existence are land dependent . The emphasis of the concept of customary family land holding...

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