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 EFFECT OF EVIDENCE OF A WITNESS WHO DIED BEFORE CROSS EXAMINATION OR PARTLY INTO CROSS EXAMINATION IN NIGERIA.

Written by Mpi Elton Chizindu Esq.   Cross examination is the examination of a witness by a party other than the party who calls him. S 214 (2)of the evidence Act 2011 as amended. Cross-examination must relate to relevant facts, but need not be confined to the facts to which the witness testified on in …

The right to Cross examination: A fundamental bedrock of Fair hearing in Nigeria.

Cross examination is fundamental aspect of every trial to ensure justice in every case. Parties in every proceedings are given the right and chance to Cross examine an adverse witness in a case. This is to say that the strength or weakness of every case lies on cross examination. Cross examination is a rudimentary process …

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 …

CHALLENGES OF GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA: A GUIDE TO AN EFFECTIVE ORDER

INTRODUCTION When a civil matter is before a court of competent jurisdiction, trial conducted, evidence given on both sides and the Judge gives his judgement, granting prayers sought in the claim in favour of a party against the other. The victorious party exuberates, ready to enjoy the fruits of his labour and collect the judgement …

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 …