Simple steps on transmission of shares of a deceased person in Nigeria.

Many of us have been faced with the challenge of transmission of shares. We've had situations where our loved ones acquired shares in companies and died intestate. There is a laid down procedure on how to transmit the shares to survivors of the deceased estate and this procedure is done in accordance with the provisions …

THAT SOCIETY IS FIXED WHICH MORALITY IS DEFINED. APPRAISE IN THE CONTEXT OF CRIMINALISATION IN THE SOCIETY.

Written by Mpi Elton Chizindu Esq. Ethics, morality and public morality have always influenced legal policies especially criminalisation in all societies. They are in fact the most important factors which sets social order and criminal law policies. Various legal systems have declared various acts as illegal and criminal for being against the principles of morality. …

Procedure for adoption of a child under the Nigerian Legal system.

People have the right to adopt children or juveniles in Nigeria. Adoption process must be done in accordance with the law. The procedure provided in our laws are very stringent and there are certain restrictions placed on adoption in Nigeria. These measures are put in place for the protection and safety of the child. It …

HOW TO OBTAIN LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA.

There are occasions where a person dies intestate amassing a large amount of wealth acquired during his lifestlye which includes assets and monies in the bank without making a will or a valid will. This can cause conflict amongst the surviving relatives of the deceased as to who is entitled to manage and administer the …

How to recover your premises from a tenant in Nigeria

The challenge of recovering premises from a tenant is a quagmire every landlord can relate to in Nigeria. Evicting a tenant who is in lawful occupation must be done in accordance with the requisite landlord and tenancy laws. Some landlords have resorted to self help by taking actions such as locking the door of the …

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. …

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND THE PROOF OF IRRETRIEVABLE BREAKDOWN IN NIGERIA.

When parties contract a statutory marriage and exchange their vows to live together till death do them part. One would think this oath guarantees and ensures that parties live together forever no matter the circumstances. Notwithstanding exchange of vows by parties they can approach a competent court for dissolution of marriage when the marriage has …

The effect of a subsequent marriage contracted before dissolution of the subsisting marriage was commenced and Completed.

The question above has come up a number of times for determination. Some people are of the view that after dissolution of a subsisting marriage, that the subsequent one contracted before dissolution of the former marriage is valid. Whilst a large number of people hold a deferring view. What is marriage? It is universally accepted …