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Custody of a Child In Customary Marriage: How and To Whom?

Custody of a Child In Customary Marriage: How and To Whom? Daily Law Tips (Tip 664) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Ahead of the intrusion of Africa by Europeans, Africans had families and marriages according to native law and customs. Today, we Africans, still have a choice to conduct customary marriages with or without …

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English Marriages Outside Marriage Registries and Churches Are Valid.

English Marriages Outside Marriage Registries and Churches Are Valid. Daily Law Tips (Tip 663) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  There are basically two types of marriages in Nigeria; Customary marriage and English marriage. While Customary marriage (including Islamic marriage) allows polygamy, English marriage is a union between a man and a woman. English marriage …

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Who Is A Reasonable Person In Nigeria?

Who Is A Reasonable Person In Nigeria? Daily Law Tips (Tip 658) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) It is common to find many laws and rules, creating or leaving duties and affairs of men to the standard of a reasonable person. So, several things in law are not measured mathematically, economically, socially, financially or …

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Tenants & Squatters Can Sue Landlords For Violation of Human Rights.

Tenants & Squatters Can Sue Landlords For Violation of Human Rights. Daily Law Tips (Tip 657) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Tenancy relationship, like any other relationship, can grow sour. Unfortunately, tenancy relationship is often unavoidable, since a person must be a tenant or landlord or even both. However, in countries like Nigeria where people …

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Lawyers No Longer Need SCUML (EFCC) Certificate.

Lawyers No Longer Need SCUML (EFCC) Certificate. Daily Law Tips (Tip 655) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) There are several professionals and businesses that must obtain Anti-Money Laundering certificate (often referred to as SCUML Certificate/EFCC Clearance) before they can operate bank accounts. So, Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML) Certificate is a vital …

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Punishment For Clergies That Wed People Without License.

Punishment For Clergies That Wed People Without License. Daily Law Tips (Tip 652) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) INTRODUCTION:  English marriage is a highly regulated relationship in Nigeria. From the age of persons getting married to the venue of marriage, process of marriage to the officiating minister, everything about English marriage is regulated. By …

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A Nigerian With Dual Citizenship Can Contest For Any Election In Nigeria.

A Nigerian With Dual Citizenship Can Contest For Any Election In Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 650) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) It is common to find Nigerians with dual and multiple citizenship (dual nationality). There are deep misconceptions about the eligibility of such persons to contest for elections or be appointed to political offices …

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Can a Landlord Increase Rent During Economic Hardship?

Can a Landlord Increase Rent During Economic Hardship? Daily Law Tips (Tip 649) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Shelter is one of the basic needs of man. Whether rich or poor, we all need shelter and one is either a landlord, tenant or squatter. During economic hardship (recession), paying rent could be harder (in some …

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Difference Between Barristers and Solicitors in Nigeria and in the United Kingdom.

Difference Between Barristers and Solicitors in Nigeria and in the United Kingdom. Daily Law Tips (Tip 647) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Although the present space known as Nigeria has been in existence long before the visits of colonial masters, the colonialism brought the name tag “Nigeria” and its resultant administration and politics. Ahead …

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Effect of Invalid Transactions (Nullities) in Nigeria.

Effect of Invalid Transactions (Nullities) in Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 646) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) An act that is void, lacks legal consequence and has no powers or relevance is a nullity. Although a nullity may be culturally, religiously, morally, logical  or modernly right, correct and accepted, they are legally invalid and …

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