Daily Law Tips (242)

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(Tip 51)

Employees’ Compensation Act applies to all employers and employees in Nigeria whether Public or Private sector, not-minding the number of employees an employer has. Only the Nigerian Army is exempted.
Ensure your employer is registered with the NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND to be protected and duly compensated.

See, Sections 2 and 3 of the Employees’ Compensation Act,2010.

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(Tip 50)

Where a party to a civil suit intends to change his/her legal practitioner, 3 days Notice of same must be filed in court before the next hearing date.

See, Order 55 (2) of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2018.

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(Tip 49)

Any marriage conducted outside Nigeria between a Nigerian and a Non-Nigerian before a Marriage Officer in his office is VALID in Nigeria.

See, section 49 of Marriage Act.

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(Tip 48)

In custody of a child, no parent has a higher or better right over the other. Both parents are equal and can be granted custody, the sex of a child notwithstanding, unless a parent shows special reasons why the other should not be granted custody.

See, WILLIAMS V. WILLIAMS (1987) 2 NWLR (PT. 54) 66.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 47)

Where a spouse already married in via a Customary/Native/Traditional Marriage goes on without a divorce to marry another person via an English/Statutory/Court Marriage such new Marriage is invalid, Null and Void. It is also an offence punishable with 5 years imprisonment.

See, sections 33(1) and 46 of Marriage Act.

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(Tip 46)

Any court process or a document relating to Area Courts in the Federal Capital Territory may be served on a process any day between 6:30am and 8:30pm.

See Order 3 (5) Area Courts (Civil Procedure) Rules 1971, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (Abuja) 1990.

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(Tip 45)

A GUARANTOR is technically a debtor. He is expected to pay where and when the Principal/Main Debtor fails to pay debt.
Think twice before your sign a Guarantor’s form/agreement.

See the case of CROWN FLOUR MILLS LTD V. OLOLAUN (2008) 4 NWLR (PT. 1077), 254 @ 298.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 44)

A certificate of a License Place of Worship with regards to powers to wed people is not same as a Certificate of registration of a church/worship place. The first is issued by Ministry of Internal Affairs while the later is issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

See section 6 of Marriage Act.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 43)

Do you know that a tenant for a term certain (for a certain period of 1 year) upon the expiration of his rent & term does not need a Notice to Quit rather a 7 days Notice of Owners Intention to Recover his Premises.

See sections 7 and 8 of Recovery of Premises Act and equivalent laws in states.

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by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 42)

Area Courts are for all persons; both Christians and Muslims. It is for all Africans and non-Africans that agree to go before it.

See section 14 and 15 Area Courts Act and equivalent laws in states.

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