Husband and Wife Legal Rights Under Nigerian Law

IntroductionSomeone’s spouse is the person who they are married to or their partner in Marriage. Under common law when a man and woman got married, they became a single person in the eyes of the law—that person being the husband.In Nigeria, there is a strong public policy in favor of marriage. Because of this, husbands and wives are not always able to …

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Whether a Criminal Charge Can be Relisted After Being Struck Out

AJUDUA v. FRN(2018) LPELR-44815(CA)PrinciplePRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – RE-LISTING OF A SUIT – Whether a Court can order the relisting of a criminal matter which was struck out“Now to the merits, the quiddity of the Appellant’s contention is that there is nothing in the law providing for the relisting of an information which was struck out …

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Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA)

The aim of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act and Law is to promote the efficient management of Criminal Institutions, the speedy dispensation of Justice, the protection of the Society from Crime, the protection of Rights and Interest of the Society; which includes the Suspect, the Defendant and the Victim.

Mojekwu vs Mojekwu

The appellant/plaintiff is the son of Charles Nwofor Mojekwu who died in 1963. Charles Nwofor Mojekwu had one elder brother called, Okechukwu Mojekwu, who also died in 1944. Okechukwu had two wives. One of his wives (Janet) had two daughters while the other (Caroline, the respondent/defendant) had only one son (Patrick Adina). Patrick died during …

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How should employers respond to workplace injuries?

Serious workplace injuries happen every day across America. No employer wants to see employees injured while doing their jobs. Unfortunately, accidents happen no matter how much you try to avoid them, but if you are prepared, you will know what to do. Understanding workplace injuries, taking preventative measures to avoid them, and developing a plan …

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