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Friday, September 21, 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

Who Is A Tainted Witness?

The terms, tainted, witness’, does not appear in the Evidence Act or any other Nigerian Act. A victim of an offence therefore, cannot be regarded...

Occupier’s Liability

Occupier’s liability is the liability of the occupier of a premises, fixed or moveable structure for any injury suffered by a person who enter...

Parties To A Suit

Every party to a suit must be a legal person who must have legal capacity to sue and be sued.  They must be natural persons...

Rivers CJ’s Crisis: NBA Chairman Promises Mediation

The newly elected Chair man of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Port Harcourt branch, River State, Barrister Denis Ikechi Okwukpan, has promised to work with...

Unlawful Detention

All people are equal before the law. Every person has a right to either be charged and fairly tried. By virtue of the provisions...

Pre-Action Notice

A pre-action notice connotes some form of legal notification or information required by law or imparted by operation of law, contained in an enactment, agreement...

Rights Of Children Born Out Of Wedlock

Section 42 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) provides thus, No citizen of Nigeria shall be subjected to...

Defence Of Insanity

Insanity is any mental disorder severe enough, that it can be said to mean, the state of being mentally ill. The sanity defence comes in, where...

Quit Notice

Many people have the erroneous miscon ception that quit notices ought to be given after one’s rents have expired. Consequently there is always a row...

FHC Has Exclusive Jurisdiction In Civil Matters Involving Federal Agencies

In the Supreme Court of Nigeria holden in Abuja on March 11, 2011, before their Lordships: C. M. Chuwkuma­Eneli, JSC (Presided), John Afolabi Fabiyi,...
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