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 …

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 …

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 …

Analysis of Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act 2013 and Misconception of what it truly prohibits in Nigeria.

This write up was inspired by an incident between a lady and a Taxify driver in Lagos State. A Twitter user, Juicy J shared her experience with a Taxify driver in Lagos. According to her, she was left in shock after her Tips were squeezed by the driver when she told him she’s a lesbian. …

GROUNDS FOR OBJECTING TO THE ADMISSIBILITY OF A DOCUMENT IN PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA: An Assessment of Recent Supreme Court Cases.

Written by Mpi Elton Chizindu Esq When a witness is led in evidence in chief to tender a document, such a witness is referred to his deposition on oath and pointed to a place where he pleaded the document the document sought to be tendered. Counsel applies to show the document to the witness and …

The Concept of date rape drugs, and the legal implications of rape in Nigeria.

Rape is a serious offence and it is a crime all over the world but definition and punishment differ from place to place. According to research rape cases are reported in the Western world than in Africa and Asia . For instance in Africa rape victims lack the courage to speak out or report their …

Consumer Protection in Nigeria under the Sale of Goods Law.

INTRODUCTION Effective regulation of manufacturers' activities and quality of consumer goods by relevant regulatory Agencies through the implementation of applicable laws is crucial to the regime of sustainable consumer protection. This is against the backdrop that the consumer's bargaining power is perpetually weakened by a number of factors among which is the fact that manufacturers …