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OPS Rejects The Newly Passed Lagos Land Use Charge Law

THE Organised Private Sector, OPS, yesterday rejected the newly passed Land Use Charge Law of Lagos State, 2018, vowing to fight the law with every legal means at its disposal. While describing the law which repealed the Land Use Charge Law 2001 as insensitive to business and land owners, OPS speaking through the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, argued  that  the new law would expect property owners in Lagos State to pay an increase of […]

Market Makers in Nigeria: The Law and Regulation

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have released common criteria for licensing of market makers in Nigeria. The new criteria, ostensibly a response to the current global financial meltdown would be a part of a composite strategy to brief relief to investors and prevent a total meltdown of the stock market. The Nigerian Stock market was rated as the worst performing in the world for the month of January […]

Understanding The Nigerian Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2002

The Nigerian Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2002 (MLPA) was enacted at a period when money laundering was synonymous with drug trafficking. Consequently, the law sought basically to prohibit gains obtained from narcotic drugs and other psychotropic substances. With the advancement in information technology, commercial relations and crimes arising from them, it has become expedient to expand the scope of the law to meet circumstances and transactions not contemplated at the time. Addressing these issues in […]

How To Get Your Money Back After Police Arrest.

In many instances of an arrest, law enforcement officers seize property, money and possessions. It is often difficult and time-consuming to regain these items even after the arrest has been completed. Various factors of the arrest, charges and case may cause difficulty in retrieving possessions and money. There are steps a person may take in order to re-obtain money that has been earned in one fashion or another. A receipt should have been issued to […]

KNOW YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS.

THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (UDHR) Human rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled simply because they are human beings, regardless of their personality, race ethnicity, gender or religion. THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS. The universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted and proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly in 1948. It is the first human rights instrument in the world and lays the foundation of […]

What The Nigeria Constitution Says On TREASON.

Treason (1)    Whoever levies war against the State, in order to intimidate or overawe the President, commits treason. (2)    Nothing in this section shall prevent any act from being treason which is so by the law of England as in force in Nigeria. *The numbering is consecutive with that of the Penal Code of the Northern State. Punishment for treason Whoever commits treason shall be punished with death, and whoever attempts or abets treason shall […]

Ways You Can Be Charged For Crime

Most criminal offenses are charged with law enforcement involvement. This could be a police officer or other agencies. One particular way that is standard in many instances if for the law enforcement officer to directly observe the criminal act being committed.   This is not an uncommon occurrence as many police are available in and out of uniform to see these illegal acts. Another frequent manner in which crimes may be charged is through the […]

CONSEQUENCES OF MISSING COURT DATES

Individuals often face difficulties in life that cause appointments to be missed. Unfortunately, this may have a direct impact when missing a court date. These meetings are often vital to the freedom of the person involved.   The consequences of missing a court date may include a warrant for the arrest of those that do not attend. The use of a lawyer may explain just how essential it is to show up for court appointments […]

Rely on the Best Solicitors for Probate Services

Losing any of your loved one is a difficult situation, and if you have some legal trouble at the same time, it can make the conditions more and more difficult. When a person dies, his assets or property must go through a probate so as to divide the property in a better way. Whether it goes with the help of a will, without will, a legal document for distribution of property, legal processes associated with […]

Rely on the Best Law Firm for Corporate Legal Services

Managing a business is never an easy task to perform. Apart from dealing with the routine business activities, a business owner may have to deal with various legal issues that can prevent business owners from doing what is more important. Any kind of legal issue can be difficult to manage and business owners have to deal with everything. If you are a business owners who is dealing with a legal issue and looking for someone […]

The Job of a True Advocate

Jesus christ was a true advocate who fully understand the nature of his job. He followed due process and was humble through out. That’s why they called the Messiah and so many other worship names. He knew his job Which is to exonerate the poor masses. He came for the poor not for the rich. He repeatedly made this known in several occasions. Now since Jesus knows his job what about our advocates who are […]

2 Kinds of Advocate You Don’t Want to Become.

Some of you are going to law school today to become the advocate of the poor while some of you prefer to advocate for the highly rich. None of the above is bad. the problem is there are 2 Kinds of advocates your parent will never lived you to be. If you tell them that it’s because of this kind of advocate you are going to read law in school for about 6, I bet […]

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