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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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