The Application of Evidence in Nigerian Courts

The Evidence Act is relatively lengthy; it has about 259 Sections. An important question that should trouble your mind is “should the Evidence Act is to be used in resolving all dispute?” If there is a family dispute and the elders have the task of resolving the issue, are they bound to make use of the Evidence Act?

Thankfully, the Evidence Act Continue reading “The Application of Evidence in Nigerian Courts”

ATTITUDE OF NIGERIAN COURTS TO OUSTER CLAUSES IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC

fourth republic

The Fourth Republic

The last military head of state before the present fourth republic was Abdulsalam Abubakar. The military government — in handing over to civilians — created the present 1999 Constitution. This constitution is Continue reading “ATTITUDE OF NIGERIAN COURTS TO OUSTER CLAUSES IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC”

The Nigerian High Court

High Court

Three distinct courts in Nigeria carry the appellation of the name “High Court”. These courts are the Federal High Court, State High Court and the High Court of the Federal Capital territory. Of these three courts, that of the state and the FCT are similar. The only difference is Continue reading “The Nigerian High Court”

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