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"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Defence Of Accident In Criminal Law

Accident is unintentional, we live in a world full of busy, distracted individuals, and as a result people suffer accident everyday. Some accident are trivial...

Whether Action Is Statute-Barred, How Determined?

Mr. Peter Anukwu (Trading under the name and style of Prechosons & Co. Enterprises) V. 1.Eliseus Eze 2.Wilfred Anekwe 3.Benson Ezeobi Court of Appeal (Owerri Division) Facts: Before the High Court of Abia State,...

Procedure For Child Adoption In Nigeria

There are essentially two stages to this process. The formal application to the relevant authority; for example: The Director, Child Development Department, Ministry of Women...

Forgery: What Prosecution Needs To Establish

Mark Onochie Oduah V Federal Republic of Nigeria Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) CA/L/163/2002 John Inyang Okoro JCA (Presided) Sidi Dauda Barge JCA RITA Nosakhare Pemu, (JCA) (Read the leading Judgement) Friday, 10th...

Can Nigeria Achieve Human Rights Through Legislation?

This topic involves the examination of many components and meanings of fundamental human rights, adequacy and inadequacies of the enforcements. Meaning, Components and Enforcement of...

Essential Elements Of Statutory Marriage

Marriage is defined by the Act as a union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of others. The Nigerian marriage Act, Cap 218...

Admissibility Of Illegally Obtained Evidence

Under common law, illegally ob tained evidence was admissible as evidence as long as it was relevant to the matters in issues before the court....

Doctrine Of Res Gestae

Res Gestae is a common law doctrine of Lain origin.  Previously it was admissible under Section 5 (a) of the old Evidence Act, but now...

Civil Jurisdiction Of Courts In Nigeria

Civil jurisdiction refers to the adjudicatory powers exercisable by courts over civil matters. The term civil matters means a dispute between individuals or between individuals...

Interlocutory Application Under Nigerian Court

Interlocutory applications are made to courts during the Pendency of proceedings. That is, they are applications that are made to court while an action...
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