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... Continue Reading →

Debt Recovery and the Law in Nigeria

People are conducting business everyday and services are being continuously rendered; money is in circulation around us and it is not uncommon for debt to arise where there is money in circulation, whether as a result of failure to repay a loan or failure to pay for services rendered. The two key parties in debt... Continue Reading →

Can A Child Own Property in Nigeria?

I heard once, on television, of a child of a celebrity in America who was less than 10 years old and had an estate worth millions in her name. Of course, she wasn’t the youngest business mogul in the world, her parents probably acquired the properties for her but they were in her name, they... Continue Reading →

Legal Implications of Church Weddings in Nigeria

Love they say is a beautiful thing, and when two people are in love, they usually decide to get married.  A consideration of our various cultures and traditions as Nigerians also show that marriage is highly encouraged as families mount pressure on anyone who they think is of marriageable age and yet still unmarried.  Celebration... Continue Reading →

Post-Incorporation Matters (for SME’s): Key Things to Note After Your Small Business Has Been Registered

INTRODUCTION: For any Venture, Organisation, Association, or similar endeavour to enjoy legal status, it must first be incorporated. ‘Incorporation’ refers to the registration of a business venture, Charity Organisation, Association, etc. with the statutory body legally empowered to oversee such registration – which, pursuant to the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA)... Continue Reading →

Investigation and Arraignment by Security Agencies; An Overview of the Right to Personal Liberties of Nigerians

THE TASK OF CRIME PREVENTION/DETECTION Crime prevention and/or policing in every society is agreed across all schools of thought to be a very difficult task. However,  a country like ours, it is more difficult considering the absence of necessary technology based apparatus of investigation like a collective database of all citizens and residents of the... Continue Reading →

Our Rights Regarding PHCN/NEPA

God: Let there be light!  Presidents forum:  America:              Present China:                  Present Australia:             Present  Nigeria left the group chat.  How many people have had their lights disconnected by NEPA?! Calm down, calm down. I know we... Continue Reading →

Mobile Money and Governance

Hello Guys! Now we’ve all been hearing about mobile money, but what is it really about? What Is Mobile Money and What Laws Govern It? Mobile money is an electronic wallet service which is available in many countries and allows users to store and manage money in an account linked to a mobile phone, similar... Continue Reading →

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