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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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Joshua Izenose Premium 74 PAGES (25195 WORDS) Law Project 1,154 Views
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...

Save Joshua Izenose Premium 66 PAGES (21231 WORDS) Law Project 104 Views
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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Joshua Izenose Premium 71 PAGES (24035 WORDS) Law Project 88 Views
Is criminal law necessary

legal methods

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Mahendra Singh 7 PAGES (1500 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 941 Views
IMPACT OF PLANNING ORIGINS TO MODERN PLANNING

AbstractThis paper examines urban development, examples of skyscraper development in the world. The advantages that skyscrapers offers, what problems do we think were created by skyscrapers?  The aim of the topic is to examine the role of urban vertical development approach as a tool for urban planning and development. it also looks at concept plan that supported vertical cities, The main source of data collection for this research is secondary source. The paper is also based on the prem...

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Dada Samuel 14 PAGES (3000 WORDS) Environmental Law Essay/Paper 1,060 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
PLIGHT OF REFUGEES IN NIGERIA

This paper looks mainly on the causes and impacts of wars in African countries. Nigeria is a good example of many African countries that are experiencing civil wars emerging from political backgrounds.

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KEN KURIA Premium 12 PAGES (6117 WORDS) Civil Law Essay/Paper 748 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...

Save Chike Nwasah 20 PAGES (5320 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 915 Views
IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON INTERDEPENDENCY OF DEVELOP AND DEVELOPING SOVEREIGN STATES

AbstractNigeria-United States relations remain a critical aspect of Nigerian foreign policy. Thedemands, challenges and competition of this 21st century have made it pertinentthat Nigeria review her relation/interdependency with United States in order tobenefit maximally from their relation. One would have thought that Nigeria-USeconomic relation since 1960 would have moved Nigeria from being a Third worldnation to at least a Second world nation but like the story of any otherdeveloping econo...

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
AN APPRAISAL OF HEARSAY RULE: IN NIGERIA

 ABSTRACTThe topic under surveillance is “An Appraisal of Hearsay Rule in Nigeria and so it goes beyond a mere determination of what the Hearsay Rule translates to and touches on the actual working and operation of the rule within contemporary Nigerian society. We have considered the background of the rule in Nigeria and discovered that Nigeria is a country where rumours and hearsays statements are treated as concrete facts and this finding justifies ...

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Barr. Asuk Saviour Premium 63 PAGES (18144 WORDS) Law Project 2,602 Views
CALL PEOPLE BY THEIR REAL FATHERS

INTRODUCTIONA lie is a lie even if the whole of mankind accept it as trivial, or of no effect.  We have lived in a society where falsehood is treated as a minor sin, but the Almighty Allah consider falsehood as one of the major sins.  We are not only liars but continue to teach it to our children from generation to generation and many die unconscious that they are liars.  Every time I ponder over the Qu’ran and observe the consequential effect of the lies, my h...


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