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JUSTICE

Can A Daughter Inherit Her Late Father's Property? Read What The Law Says About Female Inheritance

There are a lot of customs that prohibit the inheritance of a man's property by his daughter, and some are prevalent in the Igbo tribe. In this article, we are going to consider and examine some of these customs, and cases where the court has pronounced decision on similar issues.

  1 month ago ago
Can A Daughter Inherit Her Late Father's Property? Read What The Law Says About Female Inheritance

POLITICS

Reactions trail the Supreme Court's verdict on Igbo women and Inheritance

Like every other tribe, there are some culture and customs peculiar to the Igbo society among which is the age old tradition which prevents female children from inheriting any of their father’s property after his death. However this practice was brought to a nullity by the unanimous decision of the supreme court Justices in the celebrated case Ukeje v Ukeje (2014) All FWLR (pt 730.) Here the Supreme court affirmed the decision of the Lagos High court which ruled that Gladys Ukeje who was the respondent to

  1 year ago ago
Reactions trail the Supreme Court's verdict on Igbo women and Inheritance