The Federal Character Principle, Our Achilles Heel – by Ogalu Bolaji Jeffrey (2016) 2 JMSUL 8

Nigeria is a heterogeneous state comprising of various ethnic groups and this was one of the main reasons why the Nigerian (constitution) Order in Council 1951, No. 47 of 1951 and Public Notice No. 118 of 1951 gave birth to the federal structure in Nigeria, but in a bid to sustain this federal system we … Continue reading The Federal Character Principle, Our Achilles Heel – by Ogalu Bolaji Jeffrey (2016) 2 JMSUL 8

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Flag of Convenience Problems in Admiralty, Aviation and Space Law by Olika Daniel Godson (2016) 2 JMSUL 25

Flag of Convenience problems originated in Admiralty Law due to the requirement of the registration of ships. This matter in relation to that area of the law has been the subject matter of academic discussion for a long time now. However, with the development of Aviation and Space Laws and the similar requirements for the … Continue reading Flag of Convenience Problems in Admiralty, Aviation and Space Law by Olika Daniel Godson (2016) 2 JMSUL 25

NIGERIAN AGRICULTURAL ADVANCEMENT – BY EH ODINAKA (2016) 2 JMSUL 57

The law should also contribute in speeding up development in a country or an environment. The production of food and raw materials boils down to the core of the sustenance of the Nigerian people, while the production of food and raw materials in mass, is and can be the root of the Nigerian development. However, … Continue reading NIGERIAN AGRICULTURAL ADVANCEMENT – BY EH ODINAKA (2016) 2 JMSUL 57

NIGERIA IN FOCUS; WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND THE LINK TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – BY R APALARA (2016) 2 JMSUL 43

Achieving Sustainable Development requires respect and efficacy of women’s rights and freedoms, the recognition of their abilities and skills and the achieving of gender equality within the society. The Nigerian quest for the achievement of Gender Equality is confronted by underlying socioeconomic, social, cultural, political and legal factors and prejudices. This paper addresses how the … Continue reading NIGERIA IN FOCUS; WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND THE LINK TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – BY R APALARA (2016) 2 JMSUL 43

FORENSICS: THE MISSING LINK IN NIGERIAN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION – BY M OPE-OGUNSEITAN (2016) 2 JMSUL 67

All over the world, the frequency with which various crimes are being perpetrated seems to be uncontrollable. The difference between an underdeveloped and developed country in the incidence level of crime lies not in the rate at which criminal activities are perpetrated but in the ingenuity, substance and velocity of the responses and investigation systems … Continue reading FORENSICS: THE MISSING LINK IN NIGERIAN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION – BY M OPE-OGUNSEITAN (2016) 2 JMSUL 67

THE RISE AND FALL OF NIGERIA’S OIL SECTOR – BY B. LAWANSON (2016) 2 JMSUL 84

There have been various concern over the implications of the hustling of price of Oil for the general economy especially Nigeria which is majorly dependent on oil for its revenue. This write-up titled "The rise and fall of Nigeria's oil sector" is aimed at unveiling the effect the fall in oil price has on Nigeria's … Continue reading THE RISE AND FALL OF NIGERIA’S OIL SECTOR – BY B. LAWANSON (2016) 2 JMSUL 84

2nd Prof. I.O. Smith (SAN) Property Law Moot Competition

The Mooting Society of the University of Lagos is pleased to announce that it would be hosting the 2nd Prof. I.O.Smith Moot Court Competition. We will be welcoming participants from Faculties of Law of Nigerian Universities.The event is scheduled to hold from the 31st of January - 2nd of February 2017.  Schedule 31st of January … Continue reading 2nd Prof. I.O. Smith (SAN) Property Law Moot Competition

REPORT ON THE AFRICAN MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2016

a4-2016-moot-court-poster-final The 25th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition was organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria in collaboration with the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and The University of The Gambia from 3 to 8 October 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Moot Court Competition aims to advance the … Continue reading REPORT ON THE AFRICAN MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2016

The Faculty of Law Holds Reception in Honour of The Mooting Society

The Faculty Dean, Staff Adviser of The Society, Heads of Departments, executives of the various clubs in the Faculty, members of The Society and others all converged at the Faculty of Law Theatre on the 28th of October, 2016 to celebrate the achievements of The Mooting Society. A reception was held to give unique recognition … Continue reading The Faculty of Law Holds Reception in Honour of The Mooting Society