Practical Ways Of Enforcing Rights Contained In Chapter II Of The Constitution – Akindele Olabode

The provisions of Chapter II of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, an integral inclusion in the Nigerian Constitution geared towards ensuring the means of livelihood of a common Nigerian, is at par with its counterpart in the developed countries. These objectives as provided by the constitution of Nigeria have been referred to … Continue reading Practical Ways Of Enforcing Rights Contained In Chapter II Of The Constitution – Akindele Olabode

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Right To Internet Access: The Need To Be Recognised By The African Union – Omoniyi Oluwapelumi Chisom

The right to internet access has been left fallow since the first kilobyte was sent from Africa. Today, Africa is one of the largest consumers of online content. With a large amount of “Netizens” residing physically and virtually, the right to internet access is slowly being birthed. This right takes into cognisance the need for … Continue reading Right To Internet Access: The Need To Be Recognised By The African Union – Omoniyi Oluwapelumi Chisom

Flag Of Convenience: A Mask Or A Machine? – Fikayo Oyewunmi

The aim of this paper is to analyse the various uses that the open registry system is being put to. The paper will seek to generally classify all uses under 2 headings. The first category deals with instances where the system is being used as a means for tax evasion and skirting of safety and … Continue reading Flag Of Convenience: A Mask Or A Machine? – Fikayo Oyewunmi

The Right To A Clean And Healthy Environment As A Tool For Seeking Redress For Damages Caused By Environmental Pollution In Nigeria, With Particular Reference To The Niger Delta Region: A Casestudy Of Jonah Gbemre vs. SPDC (2005) AHRLR 151 (NgHC 2005) – Mazeedah Abiodun Hassan (ACIArb)

The right to a healthy environment is a right which has not received much approval from different facets. Nigeria is a country blessed with crude oil or in some other parlance, ‘cursed’ with crude oil. The attitude of companies engaged in crude oil exploration, the Government of Nigeria and the host communities has resulted in … Continue reading The Right To A Clean And Healthy Environment As A Tool For Seeking Redress For Damages Caused By Environmental Pollution In Nigeria, With Particular Reference To The Niger Delta Region: A Casestudy Of Jonah Gbemre vs. SPDC (2005) AHRLR 151 (NgHC 2005) – Mazeedah Abiodun Hassan (ACIArb)

Agip (Nig.) Ltd v. Agip Petroli Int’l (2010) 5NWLR PT. 1187 – Misthura Otubu

There are three categories of proceedings that may be brought by minority shareholders for the purpose of prosecuting, defending or discontinuing an action on behalf of the company. Firstly, there is the personal action provided for under Sections 300 and 301 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of … Continue reading Agip (Nig.) Ltd v. Agip Petroli Int’l (2010) 5NWLR PT. 1187 – Misthura Otubu

Pirates Of The High Seas – Adeola Adefuye

The impression that a huge percentage of the populace have of pirates is majorly fictitious as their initial knowledge of the concept is acquired through books, films and pictures. This article gives an insight into the international law concept of maritime piracy and brings to the centre stage the pernicious implications of pirating. This writer … Continue reading Pirates Of The High Seas – Adeola Adefuye

Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos (Volume III No. 1)

The Mooting Society, University of Lagos is pleased to announce the release of the third Volume of its Journal. The Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos (JMSUL) is the official legal publication of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos. This edition is a delight as it contains  articles, case notes, and essays on … Continue reading Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos (Volume III No. 1)

AN ANALYSIS OF THE DECISION IN EDOKPOLO & CO LTD V SEM EDO-WIRE INDUSTRIES LTD. (1984) 7 S.C. 119 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE LAW RELATING TO PRE-INCORPORATION CONTRACT

Pre-Incorporation contracts put very simply refer to contracts purported to be made on behalf of a company before its incorporation. In Sparka Electrics Nig. Ranor v. Ponmile (1986) 2 NWLR (Pt. 23) 519 at 525, the Court stated that “Pre-incorporation contracts are contracts purported to be made usually by promoters on behalf of a company before it is incorporated.”