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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Government Can Lawfully Violate Human Rights: The Case of Twitter vs. Nigeria.

Government Can Lawfully Violate Human Rights: The Case of Twitter vs. Nigeria.

Government Can Lawfully Violate Human Rights: The Case of Twitter vs. Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 807) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: The same Constitution of Nigeria that creates the fundamental human rights, allows the federal government of Nigeria and State Governments to suspend, diminish, limit, derogate and lawfully violate some fundamental human […]

Twitter vs. Nigeria; The Human Rights of Twitter Inc. and the Twitter Users.

Twitter vs. Nigeria; The Human Rights of Twitter Inc and the Twitter Users.

Twitter vs. Nigeria; The Human Rights of Twitter Inc. and the Twitter Users. Daily Law Tips (Tip 806) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Nigeria is a democratic state governed by written laws and its government has the mandate to maintain law and order within its territory, at all times. There are fundamental human […]

Can Notice to Quit Be Issued During Court Strike?

Can Notice to Quit Be Issued During Court Strike? Daily Law Tips (Tip 805) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: It is not new that the Nigerian courts have been closed since 6thApril 2021. This has halted the services of courts in Nigeria. Among the common services of Nigerian courts are; certification of documents, […]

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 […]