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.”

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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

THE MOOTING SOCIETY OFFICIALLY CONGRATULATES THE FACULTY OF LAW GRADUATING CLASS OF 2016

The Mooting Society celebrates with the Faculty of Law Graduating Class of 2016 on the reception of their LL.B degrees on the 25th of January 2017. We give special recognition to the following graduates, now alumni of The Mooting Society: Oyinlola Adesunkanmi Aishat Odekunle Timileyin Oyewo Maryam Lawal Daniel Jaiyeoba Bidemi Paramole Rilwan Shittu Pearle … Continue reading THE MOOTING SOCIETY OFFICIALLY CONGRATULATES THE FACULTY OF LAW GRADUATING CLASS OF 2016

Cutting the hand to save the body: Duty of Service Providers to Disclose and its Privacy Rights Implications in Nigeria.

Author: Olika Daniel Godson, Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. Service providers play an important role in the provision of internet and data services to its subscribers. A corollary to this service it provides is the submission of information by the subscribers to the Service Providers and this gives the Service Providers access … Continue reading Cutting the hand to save the body: Duty of Service Providers to Disclose and its Privacy Rights Implications in Nigeria.