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

Onyekachi Umah is a private Legal Practitioner with amazing experience in human right, criminal law and civil law including; pre-trial detention, human rights, intellectual property, transaction and regulatory advisory, corporate, commercial and investment law and energy law as well as litigation and arbitration arising from them. He is a Legal Awareness Expert and also a Certified Arbitrator both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Onyekachi is the managing partner of a leading law firm; Bezaleel Chambers International. He is the founder and President of Sabi Law Foundation with a free law awareness program known as www.LearnNigerianLaws.com. Mr. Umah has written over Four Hundred (400) free to access articles and materials on law with a desire to enlighten the public. He was featured as the Legal Personality of the Week by This Day Newspaper (a leading national newspaper) on its September 11, 2018 edition and was also featured on the NigeriaLawyer.com as the Legal Personality of the Week on November 14, 2018. Click to read more.

Notice To Quit From Any State In Nigeria Is A Violation Of Human Rights.

Notice To Quit From Any State In Nigeria Is A Violation Of Human Rights. Daily Law Tips (Tip 715) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: The Federal Republic of Nigeria is an indivisible and indissoluble sovereign state, made up of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of …

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Hiding/Concealing Domestic Violence Is A Crime.

Hiding/Concealing Domestic Violence Is A Crime.

Hiding/Concealing Domestic Violence Is A Crime. Daily Law Tips (Tip 714) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Domestic Violence is never an accident, rather the signs are always there but often ignored by victims, neighbours, friends and family members of victims. Like any thing in Africa, domestic violence offenders are rarely confronted rather their …

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Domestic Violence Is A Crime Not A Family Dispute.

Domestic Violence Is A Crime Not A Family Dispute.

Domestic Violence Is A Crime Not A Family Dispute. Daily Law Tips (Tip 713) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Recently in Nigeria, a video of a medical doctor that was beaten by her husband went viral. However, the same victim of domestic violence was seen in another video, begging Nigerians to forgive her …

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A “WILL” Cannot Over Power Customs In Yoruba & Benin States In Nigeria.

A “WILL” Cannot Over Power Customs In Yoruba & Benin States In Nigeria.

A “WILL” Cannot Over Power Customs In Yoruba & Benin States In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 712) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  People are often encouraged to make a “WILL” before death to ensure their property are well disposed and that their loved ones are adequately protected. This is built on the …

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Lagos State Has No VAPP/SGBV Law!

Lagos State Has No VAPP/SGBV Law!

Lagos State Has No VAPP/SGBV Law! Daily Law Tips (Tip 711) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  No doubt, Lagos State is legislatively ahead of other states in Nigeria and in some cases, even ahead of Nigeria. While Lagos State pioneered the enactment of the legislation for the protection of victims of domestic violence …

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A “WILL” Without Good Financial Provision For Family Can Be Cancelled.

A “WILL” Without Good Financial Provision For Family Can Be Cancelled.

A “WILL” Without Good Financial Provision For Family Can Be Cancelled. Daily Law Tips (Tip 710) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Dead men don’t talk, but their intentions before death can be seen and heard from their graves through their “WILLs”. A “WILL” is a document containing the clear wishes of a dead …

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An Access To Criminal Laws In Nigeria.

An Access To Criminal Laws In Nigeria.

An Access To Criminal Laws In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 709) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Nigeria has about 371 tribes, 2 major religions and two major parts (North and South). Culture, religion, architecture, politics and even laws change drastically as one moves from North to South. Criminal Justice in Nigeria is …

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8 New Things About Rape Laws In Nigeria.

8 New Things About Rape Laws In Nigeria.

8 New Things About Rape Laws In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 708) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  “Between January and May (2020), more than 700 rape cases were reported in Nigeria.” “Findings from a National Survey carried out in 2014 on Violence Against Children in Nigeria confirmed one in four females reported …

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You Don’t Need To Register Any Agreement In Courts or With A Notary Public.

You Don’t Need To Register Any Agreement In Courts or With A Notary Public.

You Don’t Need To Register Any Agreement In Courts or With A Notary Public.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 707) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: During my days in the Nigerian Law School, as a student, my teachers always warned us to be ready for the magics of real life legal practise. According to …

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Estate Surveyors and Valuers Cannot Prepare Tenancy/Land Documents.

Estate Surveyors and Valuers Cannot Prepare Tenancy/Land Documents.

Estate Surveyors and Valuers Cannot Prepare Tenancy/Land Documents. Daily Law Tips (Tip 706) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  The affairs of man are highly regulated for orderliness and control among other things. When any discipline or line of human endeavor is organized and standardized, it also gets regulated. The regulations on a profession …

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