Discrimination at workplace is a topical issue which has become a workplace epidemic, deep rooted in the Nigerian labor and employment environment. According to Wikipedia, The gender pay gapor gender wage gapis the average difference between the remuneration for men and women who are working. What this means is that men are significantly paid a … Continue reading Gender remuneration gap in Nigeria: how to fix unequal pay at work
Written by E. C MPI, Esq. The Federal Government among others is accusing the CJN of refusal to declare his assets in breach of the provision of the Code of Conduct Bureau Act. The CJN is also being accused of maintaining Domiciliary foreign currencies account which comprised Dollars Account, Pound Sterling Account and Euro Account … Continue reading Does the code of Conduct Tribunal have the Jurisdiction to try the CJN without the investigation and recommendation of the NJC?
Written by Douglas Osikeimia. The making and breaking of relationships are events that make up human interactions; as such when the employee in a contractual relationship desires to bring to an end the contractual relationship that exists between it and any of its employees, what is the proper procedure to take? A dismissal is an … Continue reading PROPER PROCEDURE FOR DISMISSING AN EMPLOYEE IN NIGERIA
The use of Internet has so many advantages and when it is used for the wrong purpose, it can be catastrophic. For instance in cases of revenge porn, the Internet becomes an instrument of achieving such a catastrophic effect due to its capacity of making the explicit sexual content viral within minutes of its release. … Continue reading Non-consensual release of explict contents of a party, leaks and the legal implications in Nigeria.
The method of tendering and admitting a photograph in a judicial proceeding in Nigeria will be dependent on the type of photograph and whether it falls under computer generated evidence i.e digital photographs. For many years now, photographs have been admissible in evidence in Nigeria on proof that they are relevant to the issues involved … Continue reading Computer generated evidence:Admissibility of digital contents and photographs in Nigerian Proceedings.
The emergence of the NBA stamp and seal has made it mandatory for legal practitioners in Nigeria to affix their stamp and seal on documents they purport to prepare or sign. Sometimes lawyers who have not applied for their stamp and seal or who have exhausted it elect to borrow stamp and seal from a … Continue reading Can a lawyer borrow and affix the NBA Stamp/Seal of another lawyer who did not sign the legal document?
There are lots of posts and articles with respect to how a landlord can lawfully evict a tenant from his premises. I did a post on that on this blog. However it is pertinent and fair to also write a post on how a tenant can protest an eviction that he or she deems unlawful. … Continue reading Tenant’s defence to unlawful eviction in nigeria.
The RPC does not really favour young lawyers due to the fact that lawyers are restricted with respect to advertising and marketing themselves. Most professions advertises and solicits for work, even in the legal profession of some countries. However in Nigeria, the approach to this is different. Advertisement is a notice or display advertising a … Continue reading 7 EFFECTIVE WAYS YOUNG LAWYERS CAN ATTRACT CLIENTS IN NIGERIA.
The Land Instrument Registration Law of each State establishes a land registry for the State, where documents relating to land within the territory are kept, and it varies from one State to another. This is conducted where a lawyer acting on the instructions of the purchaser sends application to register of Deed or completes a … Continue reading PROCEDURE FOR CONDUCTING SEARCH AT THE LAND REGISTRY IN NIGERIA.
A legal practitioner must ensure that markets exist for his service otherwise the purpose of establishing a law firm will be defeated. It used to be old law that every lawyer must undergo pupillage before they can open a law office. Thus a lawyer of less than 5 years post call was prohibited from engaging … Continue reading HOW TO START YOUR OWN LAW FIRM IN NIGERIA.
It is beyond doubt that one of the methods by which liquidated money judgments can be enforced is by way of garnishee proceedings. Infact garnishee proceedings is very efficient in recovering a judgment debt. The procedures must be strictly adhered to for it to be effecive. Garnishee proceedings is defined in Black's Law Dictionary as … Continue reading PROCEDURE AND STAGES OF GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA.
It is universally accepted that marriage, being a union of man and woman, involves two persons of opposite sex. Consequently, sex constitutes an essential determination of a marriage relationship. In order to establish the existence of a valid marriage, it must be proved that the persons involved are man and woman. A monogamous marriage in … Continue reading WHERE AND HOW A VALID CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE IS CONDUCTED IN NIGERIA.