The Offence of Rape and its Prosecution in Nigeria

Dearest Reader, Before I begin, may I quickly point out that this article is a simplified evaluation of the concept of Rape and the processes involved in its prosecution. I am quick to make this point – and have given it such a distinct position in the write-up – because again and again we (as…

What are the Effects of COVID-19 on Contracts?

The Corona Virus Pandemic also known as the COVID-19 virus has disrupted many events of the world. It has affected almost all the industries and has raised a lot of uncertainties, most especially, in the field of commerce. Due to the nature of the virus and the rate of its spread, people have been forced…

How Can You Secure Your Trademark in Nigeria?

In the world of business there is one thing, whether it is a word, sign, symbol or any other distinctive mark that truly makes your product unique. It is what separates you from others and what consumers of your product can identify you by, that is your trademark. As a consumer or a businessman in…

Purchase of Property as a Married Couple

It is not uncommon for a married couple to want to purchase property jointly as husband and wife. In fact, some consider it ideal. Even though they may have properties to their individual names, they may want to acquire some as a couple, maybe their matrimonial home, maybe for financial security in the event that…

Are You Legally Married Under Nigerian Law?

Did you know that many localities in contemporary Nigeria still construe a valid marriage to mean the living together of a man and a women with the ultimate objective of procreation? Quite a misconception, as such relationship is but mere Cohabitation in the eyes of the law, regardless of the duration, or the number of…