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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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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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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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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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Why An Attorney General Is Powerful In The Criminal Justice System.

Why An Attorney General Is Powerful In The Criminal Justice System.

Reasons An Attorney General Is Powerful In The Criminal Justice System. Daily Law Tips (Tip 703) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  There are not too many executive offices created by the Constitution of Nigeria, however, both the offices of Attorney General of the Federation and that of Attorney Generals of the various states …

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Why You Should Refuse Plea Bargain.

Why You Should Refuse Plea Bargain.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 699) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  In Nigeria, a suspect/defendant is assumed to be innocent, until proven otherwise by his prosecutor. Where a person is suspected of any crime, the person is to be charged to court and prosecuted. It is the duty …

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Contents of Police Monthly Reports To Magistrates.

Contents of Police Monthly Reports To Magistrates. Daily Law Tips (Tip 698) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  Nigeria Police Force is established to protect lives, properties and human rights of all persons in Nigeria. Experience has shown that in performance of duties, the Nigeria Police Force violates human rights of persons in Nigeria. …

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An Overview of the Advisory Council On Religious Affairs In Nigeria.

An Overview of the Advisory Council On Religious Affairs In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 695) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  Religious intolerance has been a pain in Nigeria. From the southern and western part of Nigeria, came western colonial masters and missionaries, who persuaded and introduced their religion (Christianity) to replace common …

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