Second Semester Begins!

  Well, for us, that is. Though, the semester officially began just about three weeks ago. But, The Society had her first official meeting of the semester yesterday, the 23rd of May. The President of The Mooting Society, Olamide Sholabomi welcomed members back from the holiday and informed everyone that the second semester would be … Continue reading Second Semester Begins!

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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.”

SECTION 42 OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND THE LEGAL RESTRAINTS ON THE RIGHTS OF A CONVICTED FELON IN NIGERIA

AUTHOR: AGBAKOSI ADEDOLAPO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos The right to freedom from discrimination is internationally recognised as a human right and enshrines the principle of egalitarianism. The right to freedom from discrimination is recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and enshrined in international human rights law through its inclusion … Continue reading SECTION 42 OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND THE LEGAL RESTRAINTS ON THE RIGHTS OF A CONVICTED FELON IN NIGERIA

A REVIEW OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE (FREP) RULES 2009 AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHT IN NIGERIA

Author: Agboola Ololade Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos The Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009 (FREP Rules), even after review and amendment from the 1979 FREP Rules pursuant to Section 46 of the 1999 constitution has proved somewhat inadequate especially in the Environmental Sector. The 1979 Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules (FREP … Continue reading A REVIEW OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE (FREP) RULES 2009 AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHT IN NIGERIA

The Legal Framework for Taxation of Digital Goods and Services in Nigeria.

  Authors: Omoniyi Pelumi and Joseph Esther O, Students (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. Global industrialization, efficiency in the factors of production and distribution of goods and services have significantly altered the primordial perception of a market from being a designated location for exchange of goods and services to boundless geography underpinned by … Continue reading The Legal Framework for Taxation of Digital Goods and Services in Nigeria.

A REVIEW OF THE CABOTAGE ACT: ITS IMPACT AND EFFICACY THUS FAR.

Author: Oyewunmi Fikayo, Student (LL.B.), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. Introduction The word Cabotage is defined by the Webster Dictionary as “the navigation and involvement of ships in coastal waters…or the restriction of the use of coastal waters and airspace by a country to its own domestic traffic”. Another definition is given by Black’s … Continue reading A REVIEW OF THE CABOTAGE ACT: ITS IMPACT AND EFFICACY THUS FAR.

The Right to Self-Determination and the Pro-Biafra Movement.

    Authors: Favour Kalu-Whyte and Chizulu (‘Zulu) Uwolloh,  Students (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos.   The Right to Self-Determination, one of the primal principles in international law, can be traced back to the Atlantic Charter of 1941, which was signed by Former President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt and former Prime … Continue reading The Right to Self-Determination and the Pro-Biafra Movement.

The Legality of The Revocation Of Federal Government Owned Lands By State Governments in Nigeria

Authors: Mosopefoluwa Amao and Oluboba Oluwaseyi, Students (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. The issue of the revocation of Federal government owned lands by State government is a topic of constant discussion in the public domain with the legality of this revocation still questioned by a number of people. Land acquisition refers to the process where … Continue reading The Legality of The Revocation Of Federal Government Owned Lands By State Governments in Nigeria

ABIDEMI PARAMOLE WINS AWARD FOR THE BEST GRADUATING STUDENT IN LAND LAW

The Mooting Society specially congratulates Abidemi of the Law Class of 2016 on his reception of the award for Best Graduating Student in Land Law. The Society celebrates with him and we wish him many more achievements. Want to know about Abidemi? Abidemi Paramole is a passionate young individual committed to making an impact to … Continue reading ABIDEMI PARAMOLE WINS AWARD FOR THE BEST GRADUATING STUDENT IN LAND LAW