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Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers.

Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers.

Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers. Daily Law Tips (Tip 774) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction: Although, it takes a man and a woman to make and have a child, the society frowns and often abuses single mothers. Our judgmental society expects every mother to have a husband and every child …

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Compensation for Cancelled Flights (Domestic & International).

Compensation for Cancelled Flights (Domestic & International).

Compensation for Cancelled Flights (Domestic & International). Daily Law Tips (Tip 763) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Contrary to popular opinion, commercial airlines (domestic and international) are mandated by law to compensate passengers for cancelled flights and to also refund unused air tickets. Airlines are supposed to write and inform their passengers about …

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Why all Agreements not made by Lawyers are Invalid and Useless?

Why Payments for Agreements not made by Lawyers are Invalid and Useless?

Why Payments for Agreements not made by Lawyers are Invalid and Useless? Daily Law Tips (Tip 759) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Any person can make any agreement for himself or for another person but for free in any part of Nigeria. Such an agreement is valid and will be honored in any …

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Unlawful Refund Policy and Practice of “Aero Contractor” Airline.

Unlawful Refund Policy and Practice of “Aero Contractor” Airline.

Unlawful Refund Policy and Practice of “Aero Contractor” Airline. Daily Law Tips (Tip 756) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Like any other sector, the commercial airline sector is regulated. The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) regulates commercial airlines in Nigeria and has a robust 2015 Regulations on consumer protection issues. The Nigeria Civil Aviation …

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Seizing or Destroying the Property of a Spouse is a Crime.

Seizing or Destroying the Property of a Spouse is a Crime.

Seizing or Destroying the Property of a Spouse is a Crime. Daily Law Tips (Tip 747) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Like the popular Nigerian singer, Mr. Flavour, (Chiendu Izuchukwu Okoli), puts it in his song (titled; Wiser); “E bidosa o na-ato, darling, darling, … sweetie, sweetie, …”, (marriages and friendships start happily …

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The Law Officers for COVID-19 Enforcement.

The Law Officers for COVID-19 Enforcement.

The Law Officers for COVID-19 Enforcement. Daily Law Tips (Tip 746) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  For no clear reasons, COVI-19 is not feared in Nigeria as it is feared in Europe and America. While governments in Nigeria strive to increase awareness and to prevent COVID-19, many Nigerians doubt the existence or deadliness …

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Any Law Sacking Local Government Chairmen Is Illegal.

Any Law Sacking Local Government Chairmen Is Illegal; The Theory of “Ekere Oru Eke”. Daily Law Tips (Tip 745) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Politics is the collection of processes and activities for the acquisition, consolidation and retention of power. Simply, politics leads to powers. In Nigeria and other countries with weak institutions, politics …

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Stripping Suspects Naked is Torture and it’s a Crime. 

Stripping Suspects Naked is Torture and it’s a Crime. 

Stripping Suspects Naked is Torture and it’s a Crime.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 737) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Across Nigeria, most persons (suspects) upon being arrested and detained are forced by the arresting officers to remove their clothes, belts, shoes, phones, wrist watches and other personal belongings. Most suspects are detained in …

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Can Police Punish Unlawful Protesters? 

Can Police Punish Unlawful Protesters? 

Can Police Punish Unlawful Protesters?  Daily Law Tips (Tip 736) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  One of the benefits of democracy (especially in theories) is the separation of power and the respect for rule of law. The three (3) arms of government stick to their constitutionally provided roles and above all, every person …

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Any Appointment of Local Government Chairmen Is Unlawful.

Any Appointment of Local Government Chairmen Is Unlawful.

Any Appointment of Local Government Chairmen Is Unlawful. Daily Law Tips (Tip 735) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: It is common to find democratically elected governors of states in Nigeria who shamelessly appoint chairmen and vice chairmen for local governments in their states. Also, there are several state governors who sack their appointed …

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