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Constitution of Nigeria 1999
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  • Transfer of Property (Commercial Law)
    Transfer of Property It is important in all contract of sale to know the nature of goods that from the subject matter of sale. This will enable us to determine the point in time that the property in the goods lie at any point in time is important because the liability of the seller or buyer will depend largely bon …

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  • Transfer of Title (Commercial Law)
    Transfer of Title Want to learn about transfer of title in commercial law? Continue reading below. The effect of a contract of sale as regards transfer of title may be broadly divide into three main groups: The seller would be transferring a valid title If the property in the goods is not transferred immediately, it would be transferred at some …

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  • Power of Recovery of Possession of Goods (Commercial Law)
    Power of Recovery of Possession of Goods The hire purchase act 1965, CAP H4 LFN 2004 was passed to regulate hire purchase transaction and it possesses 21 sections. It has been described as the hirer’s act as it is revolutionary and highly protective of the hirer. Most of the injustices that has characterized the hire purchase system at common law …

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  • Law of Attempt (Criminal Law)
    Law of Attempt The interest of crime prevention would not be well served if a man intending to commit a crime were to be held innocent until he had actually committed the crime intended. Mere intentions is not criminal, however, where that intentions is put into effect, one maybe guilty even before he achieves his aim. Thus, it is an …

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  • Parties to an Offence (Criminal Law)
    Parties to an Offence A number of people may be involved in the commission of a crime, but the degree of their involvement may differ a great deal & the law has to decide what degree may suffice for criminal responsibility. In the criminal code, there are two distinct classes of offenders – Principal offenders Accessories after the fact. The …

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  • Corruption in Nigeria (Criminal Law)
    Corruption in Nigeria Would love to read about Corruption in Nigeria – concept, trail, consequences, legal responses etc.? Continue reading. Around the globe, the negative perception of corruption in public places continue to grow. It’s struggle to retain its place as one of the major causes of poverty is felt. The menace it has created crawls to all levels if …

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  • Strict Liability (Law of Tort)
    Strict Liability Strict liability makes a person responsible for the loss or damages caused by his or her own acts and omission regardless of culpability which would normally be expressed through a Mens rea requirement. Strict liability is important in tort, corporation law and criminal law. Strict liability is the legal responsibility for damages or injury even if the person …

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  • Malicious Prosecution (Law of Tort)
    The tort of malicious prosecution is committed where the defendant maliciously and without probable cause, initiates against the plaintiff a criminal prosecution which terminates in the plaintiff’s favor and which results in damage to the plaintiff’s reputation.
  • Deceit (Law of Tort)
    Deceit We have seen that the rule in Hedley bryne & co V. Heller & partner Ltd, a person who makes a careless misstatement to another may be liable to that other in negligence or loss suffered as a result of reliance upon the misstatement. The tort of deceit is also concerned with the loss sustained through reliance upon misstatement …

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  • Conversion (Law of Tort)
    Conversion Conversion may be defined as an intentional dealing with or exercise of control over a chattel which seriously interferes with the plaintiff’s right of possession of such chattel. Conversion is similar to trespass in that it primarily protects possession rather than ownership of goods. It differs from trespass in that: In conversion, the interference must be intentional, whereas in …

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