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Use/Display of Hand Sanitizers without NAFDAC Number is a Crime! 

Use/Display of Hand Sanitizers without NAFDAC Number is a Crime! 

Use/Display of Hand Sanitizers without NAFDAC Number is a Crime!  Daily Law Tips (Tip 750) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   To combat the rising cases of Coronavirus infection in Nigeria, the President of Nigeria has made a new federal regulation on COVID-19 with effect from 26 January 2021. The regulation criminalizes several …

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Custody of Children of Traditional Marriages and the “Chichidodo”.

Custody of Children of Traditional Marriages and the “Chichidodo”.

Custody of Children of Traditional Marriages and the “Chichidodo”. Daily Law Tips (Tip 739) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  There are several forms of marriages in Nigeria. Some are lawful and some are unlawul (like, same sex marriages). Among the lawful marriages in Nigeria are English marriage, Customary marriage and Islamic marriage. Since …

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Persons That Must Obtain SCUML (EFCC) Certificate.

Persons That Must Obtain SCUML (EFCC) Certificate.

Persons That Must Obtain SCUML (EFCC) Certificate. Daily Law Tips (Tip 738) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: While many banks and bankers may not worry or warn a customer when accepting deposits, they sure will warn and demand for an Anti-Money Laundering certificate (often referred to as SCUML Certificate/EFCC Clearance) before allowing withdrawals …

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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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Why the Poor Fine of N200.00 for Not Wearing Face Mask Can’t Change.

Why the Poor Fine of N200.00 for Not Wearing Face Mask Can’t Change.

Why the Poor Fine of N200.00 for Not Wearing Face Mask Can’t Change. Daily Law Tips (Tip 734) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Laws are made with sanctions to ensure compliance. Wearing face mask is not comfortable, however, it is a key to survival in a world of Coronavirus. Hence, on 26 January …

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An Undertaking Not To Join An Association Is Useless.

An Undertaking Not To Join An Association Is Useless.

An Undertaking Not To Join An Association Is Useless. Daily Law Tips (Tip 731) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  In many transactions, employments, school admissions and even associations, people (parties, workers, students and members) are made to sign an undertaking never to join certain association. Some of the signed undertakings and agreements are …

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Not Wearing a Face Mask Is Now A Crime.

Not Wearing a Face Mask Is Now A Crime.

Not Wearing a Face Mask Is Now A Crime.  Daily Law Tips (Tip 725) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   To combat the rising cases of Coronavirus infection in Nigeria, the President of Nigeria has made a new regulation. The new federal regulation (the Coronavirus Disease [COVID-19] Health Protection Regulations 2021) was signed by …

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Why Lagos State Needs A VAPP/SGBV Law

Why Lagos State Needs A VAPP/SGBV Law!

Why Lagos State Needs A VAPP/SGBV Law! Daily Law Tips (Tip 722) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Believe it or not, Lagos State is ahead of all other states in Nigeria and even Nigeria, itself. Lagos State’s unprecedented innovations in administration, management, investment, entertainment, legislations and project delivery, only get replicated in other …

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Must Military & Other Forces "Obey The Last Command"?

Must Military & Other Forces “Obey The Last Command”?

Must Military & Other Forces “Obey The Last Command”? Daily Law Tips (Tip 717) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  “Obey the last command” is a popular saying in military and other forces. This creates the air that a soldier has no choice or voice, rather a soldier must obey all commands. This is …

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