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SOCIETY

7 Nigerian laws you probably didn't know exists.

Laws are put in place to regulate a particular group of people. Situations may arise when the laws that are aimed at guiding the affairs of certain people are unknown to them. Listed below are some laws in Nigeria that aren’t so common. They include:

  8 months ago ago
7 Nigerian laws you probably didn't know exists.

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

7 Cases Where A Marriage Will Be Regarded As Invalid.

'God when' is a very common comment you would come across under the post of couples looking all cute and loved up especially in their wedding outfits. Everyone wants to get hitched to the love of their lives and be happy in their marriages, but not everyone understands the binding nature and intricacies of a marriage contract.

  8 months ago ago
7 Cases Where A Marriage Will Be Regarded As Invalid.

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Grounds For Considering Nullity and Annulment of Marriage Under the Matrimonial Causes Act

When it comes to parting ways after parties have been joined together in matrimony, divorce would most readily come to mind. There are situations however that would require the party seeking to leave the marriage to resort to other legal options that serve the same purpose of separation.

  9 months ago ago
Grounds For Considering Nullity and Annulment of Marriage Under the Matrimonial Causes Act

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Digital TV founder speaks up on depression and how divorce affect Nigerian kids

Edafe Eseoghene of Elegbete TV and Ekobits has related his thoughts as it concerns divorce in relation with the kids. In a tweet, the Sport Analysist explained that he's been depressed following a situation closely where divorce is afffecting the emotional stability of one of their students at Ekobits. He tweeted, "I have been depressed all day. Please husbands and wives, I am not against you divorcing but try as much as possible to be a part of your children's lives. Divorce is not an excuse to allow your

  2 years ago ago
Digital TV founder speaks up on depression and how divorce affect Nigerian kids

CRIME

Legal Advice/Counselling For Married Couples

There are some basic legal matters you must address when you get married and they have far reaching implications: 1 As a woman, insist your husband marry you in the Registry and not just in a traditional marriage. A traditional marriage allows your husband to be a polygamist legally, but a Marriage under the Act (at the Registry),does not.The fact that you married in a Church does not symbolize that you a married under the Act ,even if you have a Marriage Certificate. If the Marriage is not registered with

  1 year ago ago
Legal Advice/Counselling For Married Couples

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Who should get the custody of a child when the father dies?

in a situation where a family loses the breadwinner(father) who should have the custody of the child? it is only natural for the fathers parent or family(uncle,aunty,brother,grandparent)to take custodian of the child. it is african traditional custom that if a situation like this occur,then the child should be giving to the fathers parent for their is a saying in Yoruba that "baba Omo Loni Omo". CHILD CUSTODY AFTER DIVORCE AND CHILD MAINTENANCE IN NIGERIA • INTRODUCTION The child custody after divorce in

  1 year ago ago
Who should get the custody of a child when the father dies?

OTHERS

Dissolution of marriage under the Law in Nigeria

Dissolution of marriage or divorce is the legal process of termination of a marriage or marital union between a man and a woman under the law. The most common form of dissolution of marriage is seen in divorce petition by either party to a marriage. There are two types of marriage in Nigeria: Marriage under the Matrimonial Causes Act and Traditional/Customary law marriage. Marriage under the Matrimonial Causes Act is a marriage that has been performed in compliance with the Marriage Act. Traditional/Cust

  2 years ago ago
Dissolution of marriage under the Law in Nigeria

RELIGION

The Nigerian law says your marriage is void? Read this article to learn more

VOID MARRIAGE A void marriage is one that has never been in existence. Such marriage is void ab initio. It means that the parties, never acquired the status of husband and wife. In a void marriage, parties may simply put it to an end by walking away unlike the voidable marriage which requires that parties go to court for annulment of the subsisting marriage. According to Lord Green in De Reneville v De Reneville, ‘a void marriage is one that will be regarded by every court in any case in which the existe

  2 years ago ago
The Nigerian law says your marriage is void? Read this article to learn more

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Is Virginity A Ground For Divorce?

There are various reason why people decide who to marry. Some persons pen-ultimately decide who to marry based on the fact that such person is a Virgin, or told them that they are virgin. But where a party marries another, foremost on the ground that such party is a virgin, and it later turns out otherwise; will that be a ground for divorce under the Law? Matters of divorce in marriage contracted in Marriage Registry are regulated by Law.For a marriage to be dissolved by the court, such must fulfill the pro

  2 years ago ago
Is Virginity A Ground For Divorce?