Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Know Your Constitution

The 1999 Constitution SECTION 6 (1): The judicial powers of the Federation shall be vested in the courts to which this section relates, being courts established for the Federation. (The judicial powers of Nigeria (relating to the courts) shall be in the Courts that serve Nigeria e.g. the Federal High Courts, the National Industrial Courts, … Continue reading Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Does a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Qualify as a Valid and Binding Contract?

Introduction In recent times, many persons have been bothered about whether or not the capturing of their agreements or contractual arrangements in a document headed or tagged "Memorandum of Understanding" (MOU) would create a binding obligation which can be enforced if breached. This short write up seeks to address this conundrum in the simplest and … Continue reading Does a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Qualify as a Valid and Binding Contract?

Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Know Your Constitution

The 1999 Constitution Breakdown SECTION 5 (1) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the executive powers of the Federation:  (a) shall be vested in the President and may subject as aforesaid and to the provisions of any law made by the National Assembly, be exercised by him either directly or through the Vice-President and … Continue reading Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Know Your Constitution

The 1999 Constitution Breakdown SECTION 4(1): The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly forthe Federation, which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives. (The National Assembly which is made up of the Senate and a House of Representatives have the power to legislate … Continue reading Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Data Protection Regulation in Nigeria and Prospect in Digital Age

Now that the world has gone digital, data is believed to be the new oil of the 21st century. Due to this increase in the value of data over the years, it became imperative that a law be created to regulate its use. Necessary Laws and Body: The 1999 ConstitutionThe National Information Technology Development Agency … Continue reading Data Protection Regulation in Nigeria and Prospect in Digital Age

Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Know Your Constitution

The 1999 Constitution breakdown SECTION 1(1): This Constitution is supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on the authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria. (The constitution is the most powerful and important law in Nigeria and nobody (person or authority) in Nigeria is above it.) SECTION 1(2): The Federal Republic of … Continue reading Know Your Constitution: Part 1

Things to Know Before Taking Out a Mortgage

This article seeks to let you know in a nutshell few important things before you consider taking out a mortgage. A mortgage is simply a conveyance of land or assignment of chattel as a security for the repayment of a debt or discharge of other obligation for which it is given, with a provision for … Continue reading Things to Know Before Taking Out a Mortgage

Religious Beliefs Vis-à-Vis Child’s Rights Protection

Religion is an inseparable human companion in the world today. The role it plays in the society can never be overemphasized. As such, children grow into these set of beliefs, most times, against their wishes. As a child, you have little or no say in your own dealings. The level of attention, care and treatment a child … Continue reading Religious Beliefs Vis-à-Vis Child’s Rights Protection

Surrogacy and Adoption: Legal or Not?

Surrogacy and adoption are alternatives available to individuals who are unable to bear children of their own. In addition to childlessness, many people adopt simply to give a home and family to children who might not otherwise have them, or to relieve parents who are unable to take care of their child.  Surrogacy is the practice whereby a woman … Continue reading Surrogacy and Adoption: Legal or Not?

Extent of Liability of Medical Professionals upon Refusal to Treat Victims of Gunshot Injuries without Police Report

INTRODUCTION. Over the years, there has been an uncountable record of deaths of victims of gunshots as a result of the failure to produce police report as requested by hospitals and medical practitioners. It may interest you to know that no law has ever been made prohibiting medical practitioners from treating victims of gunshots without … Continue reading Extent of Liability of Medical Professionals upon Refusal to Treat Victims of Gunshot Injuries without Police Report