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  • 10 Things You Must Know About Police Search

    OGUGUA BELONWU
    5.79k views; Posted on December 24, 2015;
    Police search people and properties from time to time. These searches are necessary to help get evidence to be presented in court during trial. The search must however be seen by a reasonable man as n...read more »
  • Incredible Facts About Dud Cheques

    OGUGUA BELONWU
    5.22k views; Posted on December 22, 2015;
    Have you experienced this embarrassing situation before where you confidently walk into a bank to cash a cheque only to be told by the cashier that there is no money in the account? This has happened ...read more »
  • 6 Tip-Offs A Court Will Consider Before Granting Bail

    Toyin Omoniyi
    5.32k views; Posted on December 16, 2015;
    The police have the right to grant bail to an accused person within 48 hours except if the person is accused of a capital offence. Capital offence is an offence that is punishable with death. It is ag...read more »
  • Basic Facts You Need To Know About Bail

    Toyin Omoniyi
    5.12k views; Posted on December 16, 2015;
    In law, it is presumed that everyone is innocent until found guilty. However, in this age of social media trial, the reverse seems to be the case. Even though a person is alleged to have committed an ...read more »
  • A Woman's Nakedness Is No Reason To Rape Her

    Toyin Omoniyi
    6.69k views; Posted on December 10, 2015;
    A few days back, a 16-year-old boy was accused of defiling two little girls, aged 2 and 6 years old respectively. They all lived in the same building so he had easy access to the girls. Fortunate...read more »
  • Things You Should Know As A Buyer/Seller

    Toyin Omoniyi
    842 views; Posted on December 2, 2015;
    In doing business, both the buyer and the seller negotiate and go through ups and downs before coming to a conclusion. There are some important terms that the seller and the buyer should know when doi...read more »
  • THINGS YOU MUST KNOW AS A DIRECTOR OF A COMPANY

    Toyin Omoniyi
    817 views; Posted on November 30, 2015;
    A director of a company simply means what it is, a person who directs and manages the affairs of a company. The fact that a company is an artificial person (if you missed, read here http://www.ty...read more »
  • How to create a valid contract (Part 2)

    Toyin Omoniyi
    2.10k views; Posted on November 29, 2015;
    Another requirement of a valid contract is legal capacity.LEGAL CAPACITYIt is not everybody that has the legal capacity to enter into a contract. Even if all the requirements of a valid contract are p...read more »
  • How to create a valid contract (Part 1)

    Toyin Omoniyi
    795 views; Posted on November 29, 2015;
    All contracts are agreements but not all agreements are contracts. There are certain requirements that must be met before a contract can be valid.OFFERA person makes an offer to another person with te...read more »
  • Finding A Lawyer For Your Business

    Ogugua Belonwu
    705 views; Posted on November 28, 2015;
    Hiring a business lawyer is crucial for any successful business, and yours is no exception. But how do you identify your unique business needs and how to select a lawyer for your business? Take a look...read more »
  • PASSING THE BATON OF BLAME

    Toyin Omoniyi
    531 views; Posted on November 25, 2015;
    Another truck carrying a container toppled, causing casualties as usual. And somehow, the drivers of these trucks always succeed in escaping the accident scene without taking any responsibility for th...read more »
  • RAPE UNDER NIGERIAN LAW

    Wale Joseph
    26.72k views; Posted on November 25, 2015;
    Rape is condemnable, it is an unjustifiable act in our society and it is, finally, time that we rise as a nation to condemn and eradicate this despicable act.Victims of rape are made to suffer unquant...read more »
  • TAXATION IN NIGERIA

    Wale Joseph
    666 views; Posted on November 25, 2015;
    TaxationIn Nigeria, all persons in employment, individuals in business, non residents who derive income from Nigeria as well as companies that operate in Nigeria are liable to pay tax.Some t...read more »
  • KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: ARE YOU AWARE OF THIS?

    Wale Joseph
    544 views; Posted on November 24, 2015;
    Battery is the intentional and direct application of force to another person. Assault on the other hand is causing a person reasonable apprehension of the infliction of force or immediate harm upon hi...read more »
  • BAIL IS FREE - A FACT OR FALLACY?

    Toyin Omoniyi
    960 views; Posted on November 24, 2015;
    I had always heard that bail is free. They sing it everywhere like a broken record. Even in law school, they told us over and over again that you do not have to pay for bail.So it came as a rude shock...read more »
  • BEFORE YOU REGISTER THAT COMPANY, READ THIS

    Toyin Omoniyi
    789 views; Posted on November 24, 2015;
    We have different types of companies in Nigeria such as:·         Limited Liability Company·        &...read more »
  • PARTNERSHIP

    Toyin Omoniyi
    552 views; Posted on November 20, 2015;
    Partnership businesses are very common and can be started by friends who share similar interests. A partnership can start with as little as 2 people as long as they all agree to do business together w...read more »
  • WHERE THERE'S A WILL

    Toyin Omoniyi
    515 views; Posted on November 20, 2015;
    My mother called me a few weeks back and required that I draw up her will for her. My mind immediately raced like a Formula 4 race car and with round, bulging eyes laden with concern, I asked her why ...read more »
  • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NATURAL PERSON AND AN ARTIFICIAL PERSON

    Toyin Omoniyi
    31.89k views; Posted on November 20, 2015;
    There are two kinds of persons in law: natural persons (human beings) and artificial persons (companies). Once a company is registered, it becomes an artificial person. It enjoys the benefits, rights,...read more »
  • YOU NEED TO PATENT THAT BRILLIANT IDEA TODAY

    Toyin Omoniyi
    734 views; Posted on November 20, 2015;
    A patent is given by law to a person who creates an invention so that the person can benefit from the invention for a particular period of time. The person will have control over his invention and in ...read more »

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