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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

"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

Lawyer Hails Conviction Of Mustapha

A Port Harcourt based legal practitioner and human right, crusader, Barr. ThankGod Nmah, has hailed the conviction of Al-Mustapha over the killing of Kudirat...

When A Man Dies Intestate …

Where a man dies without a will, but married under the English law, the family members may apply for the letters of administration. The wife...

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...

What The Tenant Should Know

The recovery of premises law of most states of the Nigerian Federation are decidedly in favour of the tenant. That is why most landlords...

Doctrine Of Necessity

This is a principle where a normal criminal act can be justified by the necessity of preserving something of greater utilitarian value than that lost...

The Principle Of Functus Officio

Functus officio, a branch of the doctrine of res judicata prevents the re-opening of a matter before the same court, tribunal or other statutory actor...

Multiplicity Of Actions, An Abuse Of Court Process

In The Court Of Appeal, Holding At Lagos On Monday The 6th Day Of July, 2010 – 11-19.   Before Their Lordships: Adzira Gana Mshella, Justice, Court...

Rent Control Laws In Nigeria: How Effective?

Rent control is a residual matter under the 1999 consti tution. As a result, most of the states in Nigeria have their individual rent control...

Law and Judiciary Contempt Of Court

Contempt of court could be described as a conduct which tends to bring disrespect, scorn or disrepute to the authority or administration of the...

Recovery Of Premises (1)

Most states have enacted their own recovery of premises law. The main object of this law, is to place limitation on the rights of...
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