Daily Law Tips (289)

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DAILY LAW TIPS
by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 192)
“Who Can Be Declared Winner in Governorship Election In Nigeria”

In a governorship election, the candidate with the highest number of casted votes will be declared the winner by the Returning Officer of Independent Electoral Commission(INEC). Such a candidate must also not have less than one-quarter of the votes cast in at leaset two-third of each of the Local Government Area.

My authorities are section 69 of the Electoral Act, 2010 and section 179 of the Constitution of the Republic of Nigeria, 1999.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 191)
“Nigeria Has Citizenship and Leadership Training Centers”

By law, a Citizenship and Leadership Training Center was established to provide training for development of citizenship and leadership for public benefit, expansion of individual awareness and national consciousness. Centers are to established across 5 zones in Nigeria.

My authorities are sections 1 and 2 of Citizenship and Leadership Training Center Act, 1989.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 190)
“A Suspect Has A Right To Humane Treatments”

Every criminal suspect in Nigeria is assumed to be innocent until proven otherwise. As such, no matter the crime, every suspect is to be given humane treatment and not subjected to any form of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. A suspect has fundamental human right to dignity of his person at all times even while in detention.

My authorities are sections 8 (1) (a) and (b)of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 189)
“”Dangerous Flying” Is An Offence In Nigeria.”

It is an offence to fly an aircraft in such a manner as to cause danger to any person or property on land or water in Nigeria. It is an offence punishable with imprisonment for not less than 2 years or a fine not less than #1 Million Naira or both. The pilot or any other person in charge of the aircraft as well as the owner of the aircraft are liable on summary conviction.

My authority is section 55 of Civil Aviation Act, 2006.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 188)
“A Corpse Cannot Be Anatomically Examined Within 24 Hours of Death”

Where a person dies, his corpse cannot be taken away for anatomical examination until after 24 hours of the death.

My authority is section 5 of Anatomy Act,1933.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 187)
“Any Person Less Than 21 Years Old Cannot Be A Registered Advertising Practitioner In Nigeria”

Apart from educational qualification and good character, a person intending to be registered as an associate member of Advertising Profession by the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria must be 21 years old and above.

My authority is section 12(2)(d) of Advertising Practitioners (Registration, etc) Act.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 186)
“Freedom of Information Act Applies To Private Companies,Too”

Freedom of Information Act empowers all persons to request for Information from public officials, agencies or institutions. Public Institution is defined by the Act to include private bodies providing public services or performing public functions or utilising public funds. Hence, a private company, business or NGO providing public services or public function or using public fund are bound by the Freedom of Information Act.

My authorities are section 2(7) and 30 of Freedom of Information Act and the judgment of Federal High Court, Lagos, Suit NO: FHC/L/CS/685/17-OWEI AYIBATONYE & ORS V. NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 185)
“Stalking Is An Offence In Nigeria”

It is a crime to stalk anyone in Nigeria. Stalking is punishable with imprisonment of not more than 2 years and or fine of #500,000.00.
Stalking is when someone repeatedly contacts you, follows you, sends you things, talks to you when you don't want them to, or threatens you.

My authority is section 17 of Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 184)
“Homosexual/Gay Clubs, Societies, Meetings And Protests Are Prohibited In Nigeria.”

It is an offence to be a gay in Nigeria. It is also an offence to register, own, operate or patronise gay clubs, societies or meetings in Nigeria and it is punishable with 10 years imprisonment without an option for fine.

My authorities are sections 4 and 5 of Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2014.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 183)
“Customary Marriages In Nigeria Are To Be Registered In Court.”

Aside English Marriages, a Customary/Traditional/Native Marriage conducted in any part of Nigeria, is expected to be registered at an Area Court or Customary Court within 60 days.

My authority is section 30 of the Birth, Death etc (Compulsory Registration) Act.

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