PROCEDURE FOR ACQUIRING LICENCED FIREARMS IN NIGERIA.

Due to high level of crime and insecurity in the country, citizens have started deeming it fit to atleast have a firearm in their homes to use for protection against armed robbers and other imminent dangers. the quest for private possession of firearm is on the increase. The possession of firearms is highly regulated so …

Enforcing claims following trademark and passing off violations in Nigeria.

The tort of passing off and trade mark infringement is very important in the life of a society. Individual person in a society has the right to life and the right to engage in any legal kind of economic activity to sustain the kind of life style that the individual has chosen. The law of …

What you should know about making a Will in Nigeria.

When a person dies, he lives behind all his assets and properties. In order to make a positive display of wishes and how his properties should be disposed after his death, he makes a will, which may also give additional directives as to his burial. This valid will confer authority on the executors to act …

Challenges and admissibility of electronically generated evidence in Nigeria.

Today, everyday transactions are conducted on electronic platforms. And the law is adjusting to the growing trend of computers and electronic documents like emails. Documents produced by computers are an increasingly common feature of all businesses and more and more people are becoming familiar with uses and operation. Computers vary immensely in their complexity and …

How to become a member of a company in Nigeria.

There are various ways a person can become member of a company in Nigeria. Companies and Allied Matters Act regulates company activities in Nigeria and ways a person can become a member of a company. S. 79 of CAMA defined to include (1) The subscribers of the memorandum of a company shall be deemed to …

The illegality of using Police to recover debts in Nigeria.

  Most of us are familiar with situations where a creditor engages the services of police or army to recover debts from debtors through means of arrest, torture or intimidation. This arrangement is reached between the police and the creditor and a percentage that will be payed to the police is agreed upon. This practice …

Rights of a suspect in police custody and the illegality of torture in Nigeria.

Oftentimes arrested suspects are detained and tortured to reveal information to the police. This callous and inhumane act has been left unchecked and some of the victims of torture and degrading treatment do not take any action thereby giving the police morale to continue in this illegal practice. Sometimes they are placed under harsh conditions …

HOW TO INVESTIGATE TITLE TO LAND IN NIGERIA.

Everyday land transactions occur in Nigeria. Sometimes these lands are subject of dispute, or fraudulently sold to the purchaser even where there is an encumbrance on the said land. There are cases where a particular piece of land is sold to several persons and this causes dispute and litigation. Before purchasing piece of land, due …

How to move an oral application for bail in court.

  Bail application in court is moved just like every other motion in court. Every motion before a judge must consist of the motion, an affidavit and written address. Sometimes Counsel can move in terms of motion paper. Below is the procedure for moving a motion for bail orally in court. 1. My lord before …

How to apply for Police bail and steps to take after refusal in Nigeria.

Police bail is where a suspect is released without being charged but must return to the police station at a given time. When a person is arrested and detained by the Police for allegedly committing a crime. The constitution provides that such a suspect must be taken to court within 24 hours if there is …