Is the Presence of a Petitioner in Court to give Evidence in Matrimonial Causes Mandatory? Olaniyan v. Olaniyan – James Okoh Esq

A review of the unreported Decision of the High Court of Lagos State in Suit Number WD/297/12 –Joy Obiageli Oti Olaniyan v. Olufemi Clement Olaniyan - Pedro, J, delivered on Monday, 5th day of June 2017 Click here for more.

Is Access to Bail an Automatic Right in Uganda?: Reflecting on the Existing Legal Framework – Akinwunmi John Ayobami

Jurisprudentially, every accused person should have access to certain fundamental human rights such as right to bail. It is anchored on the constitutional presumption of innocence until proven guilty. Freedom of movement to be curtailed once a person is allegedly to have violated the  state law, thus he or she will be arraigned to face … Continue reading Is Access to Bail an Automatic Right in Uganda?: Reflecting on the Existing Legal Framework – Akinwunmi John Ayobami

International Trade and an Emergent Nigeria – Abidemi Paramole

Very recently, Nigeria has experienced possibly the worst kind of financial meltdown since its independence as a sovereign nation. Many factors contributed to this happening however, it is widely believed that the country’s sole dependence on only the oil sector as a means of generating its revenue, contributed largely to this. Hence, this paper seeks … Continue reading International Trade and an Emergent Nigeria – Abidemi Paramole

An Assessment of the Viability and Practical Utility of the Tort of Bribery in Nigeria – Onikosi Anuoluwatoyosi

Bribery is no doubt a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the Nigerian economy, especially with regards to governments and even in interpersonal relationships between individuals. The situation of the Nigerian economy is dire as bribery now cuts through almost every area of national life. Despite the fact that bribery constitutes a breach of fiduciary … Continue reading An Assessment of the Viability and Practical Utility of the Tort of Bribery in Nigeria – Onikosi Anuoluwatoyosi

Unilag Law Review (Volume 1 No. 2)

The Editorial Board of the Unilag Law Review is pleased to announce the release of Volume 1 No. 2 of the Unilag Law Review. The Editorial Board thanks thanks the contributors, our readers and sponsors for their constant support throughout the past year and we look forward to doing more in the future. We are … Continue reading Unilag Law Review (Volume 1 No. 2)

An Appraisal of the Legal Relationship between a Banker and its Customer: The Statutory Protection Afforded to Bankers in Nigeria in Paying Cheques – Olamide Benedicta Abe

The article is divided into three parts. The first part of this article seeks to explain and shed more light on banker customer relationship, the legal position as to who a banker is, who a customer is, the incidents of a banker customer relationship and the position of the law especially judicial decisions in the … Continue reading An Appraisal of the Legal Relationship between a Banker and its Customer: The Statutory Protection Afforded to Bankers in Nigeria in Paying Cheques – Olamide Benedicta Abe

Checking Judicial Corruption in Nigeria: A Sine Qua Non in the fight against Corruption

AUTHOR: ENIOLA HEPHZIBAH AKINOSO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos.  INTRODUCTION Nigeria can be likened to a delicious looking doughnut, filled with resources as dough but with a very big hole in the middle. This hole is Corruption. Every sector in Nigeria today; from the Energy sector to the Education, Sports, Manufacturing, Fiscal, … Continue reading Checking Judicial Corruption in Nigeria: A Sine Qua Non in the fight against Corruption

Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector

AUTHOR: BALOGUN DAMILOLA AYODEJI Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos Introduction Due to Shell – BP’s first commercial discovery in 1956 at Oloibiri in Bayelsa State, producing about 5,100 barrels of oil per day in 1958, Nigerian’s Oil and Gas sector has remained one of the biggest in Africa. Research has shown that … Continue reading Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector

The End of the Commodities Boom and the Challenges it Poses for Africa: Need For New Thinking

AUTHOR: JOSEPH ONELE Legal Practitioner at Olaniwun Ajayi LP, The Adunola, Plot L2, 401 Close, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. INTRODUCTION The economic trajectory of post-colonial Africa indeed leaves much to be desired. A continent once calculated to possess huge potentials not only struggles today to outwit the fall in oil prices which threatens her economic … Continue reading The End of the Commodities Boom and the Challenges it Poses for Africa: Need For New Thinking

An Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions under Nigerian Law by Omotayo Akinrinwa

ABSTRACT This essay seeks to explore the legal framework governing the operation or activities of mergers and acquisitions in Nigeria. It is a unique field in the Nigeria legal system, and this is connected to the limited expertise in this area. The sectors affected by mergers and acquisitions include: Banking, Aviation, Power, Oil and Gas, … Continue reading An Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions under Nigerian Law by Omotayo Akinrinwa