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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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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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Is the Case of Missing Person to be Reported Only After 24 hours? 

Is the Case of Missing Person to be Reported Only After 24 hours? 

Is the Case of Missing Person to be Reported only after 24 hours?  Daily Law Tips (Tip 804) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: The public view and knowledge in Nigeria is that a case of a missing person can only be reported to the Nigeria police after 24 hours of disappearance of the …

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Unknown-Court-Staff & the Affidavits Obtained During Court Strike

Unknown-Court-Staff & the Affidavits Obtained During Court Strike.

Unknown-Court-Staff & the Affidavits Obtained During Court Strike. Daily Law Tips (Tip 802) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:     To ensure there is judicial autonomy, (specifically, financial autonomy of courts) the courts staff closed all courts and embarked on a nationwide strike. The strike has been on since 6 April 2021. This …

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Scarcity of Passport and the Government’s Violation of the Right of Movement.

Scarcity of Passport and the Government’s Violation of the Right of Movement

Scarcity of Passport and the Government’s Violation of the Right of Movement. Daily Law Tips (Tip 801) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:     Nigeria is a sovereign democratic state that makes its own laws. By the laws in Nigeria, the Federal Government of Nigeria handles issues of passports (travel document and immigration). …

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11 States That Does Not Protect Children In Nigeria.

11 States That Do Not Protect Children In Nigeria.

11 States That Do Not Protect Children In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 800) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:     Child Rights in Nigeria are rights that are specially designed to protect and care for persons that are less than 18 years in Nigeria. Every year on 27 May, Nigeria celebrates its …

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The Duration for Police to Investigate Misconducts of Police Officers.

The Duration for Police to Investigate Misconducts of Police Officers.

The Duration for Police to Investigate Misconducts of Police Officers. Daily Law Tips (Tip 799) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:     Since man is never perfect, the institutions of man can never be perfect. Hence, there is always room for lapses to be detected, investigated and treated. The Nigeria Police Force is …

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How to Report and Discipline Police Officers. 

How to Report and Discipline Police Officers. 

How to Report and Discipline Police Officers.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 797) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: According to Transparency International (a global coalition against corruption), Nigeria is rated 149 out of 180 countries on the 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index, with the least being New Zealand and the worst being Somalia at position …

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Stripping and Flogging of Workers In Nigeria.

Stripping and Flogging of Workers In Nigeria.

Stripping and Flogging of Workers In Nigeria.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 796) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    Nigeria is the most populated black nation in the world. It is home to the richest black man (Aliko Dangote) and more than 82 Million Nigerians that live on less than a dollar. There is …

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