Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)

Onyekachi Umah is an exceptional Legal Practitioner, Arbitrator, Negotiator, Notary Public and Legal Awareness Expert with over a decade experience in criminal law, civil law and human rights. He holds a Master of Laws; a Master of Business Administration and he is a doctoral candidate. Mr. Umah is the Managing Partner of the law firm of Bezaleel Chambers International (BCI), where he consults and provides legal services to several national and international organisations, including the United Nations. Aside his very engaging legal practise, Mr. Umah diligently publishes free daily law tips, every day on www.LearnNigerianLaws.com since 2017. He has published over 792 legal articles in diverse areas of law, delivered over 32 public lectures, anchored over 57 law radio/tv shows and supported several legal awareness projects, for free. Click to read more.

Free Copy of the Bye-Laws of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) 2015

Click to download: ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL (AMAC) BYE LAWS 2015 Abuja is the Capital city of Nigeria, it is located in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Federal Capital Territory has six (6) Areas Councils; Abaji, Abuja, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kuje and Kwali. The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) is the most developed of all …

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When are Judgements from Shrines, Palaces and Village Meetings Valid?

When are Judgements from Shrines, Palaces and Village Meetings Valid? Daily Law Tips (Tip 816) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   Ahead of the intrusion of the Africa by the European plunderers and colonial master looters, Africa was lawful within its various unwritten native laws and customs. The traditional and religious rulers in Africa …

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Again, the EFCC Lacks Power Over Lawyers Bank Accounts.

Again, the EFCC Lacks Power Over Lawyers Bank Accounts. Daily Law Tips (Tip 815) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: It is no news that Nigerians are greatly talented and that some have invested their talents in financial crimes. To better combat the rise in economic and financial crimes in Nigeria, the Federal Government …

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When Must Online Businesses and Entities Pay Tax in Nigeria?

“When Must Online Businesses and Entities Pay Tax in Nigeria?” Daily Law Tips (Tip 814) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Laws are made for societies and like the societies, they grow with time. As at 1993, most Nigerians in Nigeria could not imagine purchasing a toothpaste, renting an apartment and ordering wraps of …

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Legality of the New Bishop’s Court of Onitsha Anglican Diocese.

Legality of the New Bishop’s Court of Onitsha Anglican Diocese. Daily Law Tips (Tip 813) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: The Anglican diocese in Onitsha has created a court for its parishioners to settle their differences. According to a law blogger (theNigerialawyer.com), “The Bishop, Diocese on the Niger, Rt. Rev. Dr. Owen Nwokolo, disclosed …

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We Don’t Allow Takeaways.

We Don’t Allow Takeaways. Daily Law Tips (Tip 812) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: For pleasure or business, there are several reasons to stay away from home. From hotels, motels to hostels, there are often buffet and complimentary meals. However, like most services in Nigeria, the meals are often very tasty but the …

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No Marriage, No Fatherhood: Robbing Paternity.

No Marriage, No Fatherhood: Robbing Paternity. Daily Law Tips (Tip 811) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: No Marriage, No Fatherhood: robbing paternity. My friend (Emeka) was denied the care of his biological father because his biological father never paid the bride price of his mother. My learned colleague (Olayinka, Male, 38 years) recently …

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Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshot In Nigeria.

Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshot. Daily Law Tips (Tip 810) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: With the proliferation of arms across Africa, “insecurity”, “violence”, “injury”, “gunshot” and “death” are common words across Nigeria, as bandits and terrorists ravage Nigeria. Obviously, more Nigerians are in need of health care, even as …

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Why Nigerian Government Cannot Prosecute Twitter Users.

Why Nigerian Government Cannot Prosecute Twitter Users. Daily Law Tips (Tip 809) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: On 5 June 2021, Twitter was banned in Nigeria for deleting the public messages of the President of Nigeria. According to Twitter Inc., the messages were offensive, while according to Nigeria, the ban was “for activities …

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Human Rights That Are Truly Absolute And Untouchable In Nigeria.

Human Rights That Are Truly Absolute And Untouchable In Nigeria.

Human Rights That Are Truly Absolute And Untouchable In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 808) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: There several national, regional and international instruments on human rights in Nigeria. However, from Nigerian perspective, the greatest of all laws in the world is the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. …

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