The Nigerian Legal System: Public law, Volume 1

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Peter Lang, 2005 - Law - 732 pages
Volume 1 on public law provides an introduction to the Nigerian legal system. The various chapters deal with: introduction and sources of law; jurisprudence and Nigerian perspectives; African customary law; Islamic law; comparative constitutionalism and Nigerian perspectives; citizenship, immigration and administrative law; judicial system and legal profession; criminal law, evidence and civil procedure; statutory marriage and divorce laws; customary marriage and divorce; marriage and divorce under Islamic law; matters of children; gender and law in Nigeria with emphasis on Islamic law. Volume 2 has 25 chapters on private law that includes security of the environment and environmental law, land and property administration, commercial business and trade laws, communication, media and press laws, transportation and carrier laws, law enforcement, armed forces and military laws, investments, and intellectual property.
 

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Contents

Foreword
xxxix
Chapter XIII
xli
Preface
xlv
Chapter I
1
Jurisprudence and Nigerian Perspectives
41
Chapter III
77
Tsoka Another 486
83
Structures
132
Mumbi 478
323
Abisogun 494 495 503 598
324
Udugba 346 519
345
Ojagungbade
351
African Continental Bank Pic v G C Emedo 371
352
Okoronkwo
361
F R N
369
National Electric Power Authority v Joseph Ango
370

Owenan 325
137
Electoral Act No 31 of 1962 415
142
Alhaji Barabe Musa v Auta Hamza Others 226
145
A G v ICAN 371
147
Bankole 105 138
150
Islamic Law
151
Lewis 466
163
Annan 515
166
Chapter V
179
Ogbohv F R N 370
212
Attorney General of Benue State v Morgan Oketa and Another 269
213
Abia State v Attorney General of the Federation
218
Sekoni 417
227
Chapter VI
249
Evidence Ordinance No 27 1943 391
258
Administrative Law
259
Ayola 467
266
Provisions of the Constitution
277
Public Complaints Bureau Law No 5 of 1974
294
Chapter VII
303
Sadiku Ejo 105
307
Fatal Accidents Act 1846 and 1864 410
320
Chapter VIII
381
Queensland Australia Criminal Code 1899
385
Evidence Laws
389
Federal Revenue Court Act No 13 1973
405
Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Ordinance 1922
411
Iroakazi
416
Chapter IX
429
Foreign Marriage Recognition Act No 20 of 1966
435
Sierra Leone Mohammedan Marriage Ordinance 1905 526
438
Oloko
457
Aseleke Others 503
461
Chapter X
467
Nkumav Odili 326350
505
Abadom
518
Chapter XI
523
Solomon v Egbo 573
573
Chapter XII
585
Nwakpele 454
617
Gender and Law in Nigeria with Emphasis on Islamic Law
627
Index
719
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The Author: Charles Mwalimu is Senior Legal Specialist at Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Zambia, a Masters degree in law librarianship from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, and a Masters degree in law from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate. As an acknowledged and respected authority on all matters of African law, Mwalimu has advised governments, international organizations, and human rights organizations on democracy, development, and the rule of law in Africa. He has published extensively and is listed in Who's Who in American Law.

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