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A CRITICAL APPRISAL OF LEGITIMACY AND LEGITIMATION UNDER NIGERIAN FAMILY LAW

ABSTRACTThis long essay is concerned with the concept of legitimacy, which is an important concept, as it determines the status of a child in relation to the society, while a legitimate child is conferred with the rights and duties of a legitimate child, which includes right to maintenance, succession among other rights, an illegitimate child is denied of these right by virtue of the fact of his illegitimate birth and he remain so, until and unless he is legitimated either by the subsequent m...

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Lily Sunny 93 PAGES (20753 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 2,748 Views
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 527 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 559 Views
Banking law in Nigeria

History of BankingThe history of Nigerian Banking would be discussed along these lines:1. The history of expatriate Banks2. The history of Indigenous banks3. The history of Hybrid banks4. The Current BanksThe History of Expatriate BanksThe first attempt at establishing a bank in Nigeria was the establishment of a branch of the African Banking Corporation in Lagos 1891. The bank minted the coins for the colonial government and served as their banker. During this period, banking activities were...

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Adeoti Adekunle Samuel Premium 10 PAGES (3088 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 658 Views
Code of Conduct Report

Code of Conduct for Public Officers

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Gilbert Malcolm 50 PAGES (10000 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 0 Views
CREATION OF LEGAL MORTGAGES UNDER THE NIGERIAN LAW

CREATION OF LEGAL MORTGAGES UNDER THE NIGERIAN LAWA mortgage can be defined as a legal document by which the owner (i.e., the buyer) transfers to the lender an interest in real estate to secure the repayment of a debt, evidenced by a mortgage note. When the debt is repaid, the mortgage is discharged, and a satisfaction of mortgage is recorded with the register or recorder of deeds in the county where the mortgage was recorded. Because most people cannot afford to buy real estate with cash, ne...

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Does the law of sedition infringe on the rights of freedom of expression and the press? Discuss with appropriate cases and reference

IntroductionIt’s common knowledge that the law legal system is generally based on a precedent. Precedent law is developing under the authority of a legal case according to which a judicial body is obligated to treat similar facts or issues and according to which the law of the state may be changed. In law, sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organisation that tends towards insurrection against the established order. Article 19 of the UN chatter states that “everyone has the...

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Ibukun Ilesanmi 15 PAGES (3015 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 720 Views
Evidence Of Character

EVIDENCE OF CHARACTER   1.0 EVIDENCE OF CHARACTER: Character evidence is a term used in the law of evidence to describe any testimony or document submitted for the purpose of proving that a person acted in a particular way on a particular occasion based on the character or disposition of that person. The logical function of character evidence may be shown by the following illustration. If a man is accuse...

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AYILARA LUKMAN Premium 17 PAGES (3677 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 783 Views
EVOLUTION OF RIGHTS OF LGBTs BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INSIGHT

There is no doubt that rights of LGBTs seem controversial or at best unsettled few decades ago among European Nations human rights regimes until recently. Hence the focus of this paper is to give an insight on the position of the European Court of Human Rights in creating a common ground and certainty on the rights of LGBTs within the member nations of the Council of Europe. It will equally highlight the evolutive approach of the Cou...

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OKWUDILI ONWURAH 18 PAGES (5542 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 0 Views
Expert Opinion In Evidence

OPINION EVIDENCE An expert has been defined as ‘a person with the status of an authority (in a subject) by reason of special skill, training or knowledge; a specialist’.Similarly, an expert witness has been described as ‘one who has made the subject upon which he speaks a matter of particular study, practice or observation: and he must have a particular and special knowledge of the subject’

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AYILARA LUKMAN Premium 20 PAGES (4531 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 717 Views

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