26 Sep

Jesus Christ is Lord, and the Greatest Man Who Ever Lived.

But when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman (Gal 4:4). From then until the moment when the word became flesh and dwelt among us (Jn 1:14), God was preparing mankind to welcome his only-begotten Son. Christ’s existence is a fact proved by history, particularly by the analysis of […]

04 Jun

Family Law I (2014) Answers (Unilag)

FAMILY LAW PAST QUESTIONS UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS FACULTY OF LAW LLB DEGREE EXAMINATION FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2014/2015 PPL 303:  FAMILY LAW ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS                 TIME ALLOWED 2HOURS 30 MINUTES The epicentre of family life has always revolved around the institution of marriage. Attempt a definition and description of marriage from a legal perspective. Janet […]

18 Feb

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. ADR refers to processes that offer an alternative to litigation. Dispute resolution other than by the formal court setting. Disputes arise in different dimensions and circumstances. Rule 15(3) RPC 2007 now mandates lawyer to inform client of ADR Options before resorting to litigation. See also Or 3 Rule 11 HCLCPR 2012 which […]

23 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 3 (GENERAL INTRODUCTION AND APPLICABLE LAWS)

GENERAL OVERVIEW AND APPLICABLE LAWS. WEEK 3 — GENERAL OVERVIEW AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK :: OVERVIEW (OBJECTIVES, CONTENT AND SCOPE) OF THE PROPERTY LAW PRACTICE (MODULE) COURSE: Covers transactions and endeavours bearing on real property[1] like deeds, power of attorney, Sale of Land, Leases and Tenancies, Assignment of Leases, Mortgages and charges, License, Easement, LRL, Wills […]

23 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 4, DEEDS

WEEK 4 – DEEDS. A deed is a written document (signed and sealed) which creates a binding obligation or transfers an interest or right in property. It may be a deed poll (which is executed by (and binds) one person) or indenture (which is executed by (and binds) more than one person). :: WHEN DEED […]

23 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 5 POWER OF ATTORNEY

WEEK 5 — POWER OF ATTORNEY. :: MEANING OF POWER OF ATTORNEY. A formal instrument of delegation by which a person (donor) authorises another (donee) to act for him (for certain things listed in the power of attorney). Ude v Nwara, Chime v Chime 46 CA. 141 PCL. :: FEATURES OF POWER OF ATTORNEY. – […]

23 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 6 CONTRACT OF SALE AND REGISTERED CONVEYANCING 1

WEEK 6 – CONTRACT OF SALE AND REGISTERED CONVEYANCING 1 :: LEGAL RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATION TO SALE OF LAND: Legislative Restrictions: LUA: bestows allodial title in land (hitherto vested on the land owners) on the governor of the State and he holds it in trust for Nigerians–Abioye v Yakubu. What the Land Owners have is […]

23 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 7 CONTRACT OF SALE AND CONVEYANCING 2

WEEK 7 — CONTRACT OF SALE AND CONVEYANCING 2 CONTENTS EXPLAIN HOW A VENDOR CAN DEDUCE HIS TITLE: Deducing title means showing that the vendor had the right to convey the property in the way he did. Vendors of land in Lagos do not deduce title-RTL. By deducing Abstract and Epitome of title. Is done […]

22 Jan

PL PRACTICEWEEK 8 REGISTRATION

WEEK 8 — REGISTERED CONVEYANCING (REGISTRATION OF TITLES-RTL) it appears it is now Land Registration Law (LRL) 2014 enacted to repeal (LIRL, EMSL, RTL RTAR) and harmonise/unify the system of registration OF – Land Holders; – Titles to land; – Transactions in Land and documents affecting land in Lagos. In essence, existing interests and transfer […]

22 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 9 LEASES 1

WEEK 9 — LEASES 1 MEANING OF (AND PARTIES TO) A LEASE: Occurs where a person (called lessor/landord) grants exclusive use and possession[1] of his premises to another (called lessee/tenant) for a definite period[2]. May be with or without consideration called rent. :: TYPES OF A LEASE: A lease may be classified; Based on purpose: […]

22 Jan

PL-PRACTICE WEEK 10 LEASES 2

WEEK 10 – LEASES 2 COVENANTS IN LEASES (REFLECTING THE POSITIONS IN ABUJA AND LAGOS STATE): A covenant is an agreement or promise by the parties to do or refrain from doing a thing specified. Covenants may be implied, usual and express and the imputation would depend on the type of lease, nature and jurisdiction […]