Tenancy; The Practice In Various Jurisdictions Across Nigeria

Accommodation is of fundamental importance to humans, thus; drastic increase in population over the past few decades have occasioned a more formal and generally acceptable set of principles governing tenancy, tenant-landlord relations as well as ejection of a tenant from a property. In the struggle to keep pace with the growth in population, it is…

Benefits An Employer is Legally Bound to Provide

‘Emeka! Come. There’s this big client in Oshodi that we need to discuss some issues with concerning that contract.’ ‘Ah! Sir, Oshodi? By this time? There’ll be traffic.’ ‘Just go!’ ‘What of T fare Sir? Sir!’  The above is an example of a typical situation some people face in their place of employment. The fear…

Marital Rape Under the Nigerian Law

As human beings evolve and our societies change, our laws must keep up with the changes and define our interactions in the context of our new societies. There are many areas of our laws in Nigeria that have not kept up with the times. And there are areas of modern Nigerian society that need the…

Breach of Promise to Marry

Omoge is an Auditor who works in one of the top audit firms in Nigeria. She met Adere in 2015 and fell deeply for him. Adere was the man of her dreams, he was anything a woman could ever wish for. He was tall, handsome, adventurous, ambitious, all shades of lovely was he. Adere wasn’t overly rich but he was comfortable and being a top Auditor, Omogewas definitely…

Fundamental Human Rights

“When you deprive people of their right to live in dignity, to hope for a better future, to have control over their lives, when you deprive them of that choice, then you expect them to fight for these rights.” Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan Human Rights are so basic and important to every person…

Election, The Law

Democracy has been defined by Abraham Lincoln as: ‘A government of the people, for the people and by the people.’ Sadly, our attempt at Democracy can be seen as a watered down version. The one time in our history the freest and fairest election was said to have been conducted in Nigeria, was believed to…