AN APPRAISAL OF THE ROLE OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION AS A REGULATORY BODY UNDER NIGERIAN COMPANY LAW

Price: 4000 Naira ABSTRACT The importance of an effective regulatory body in a growing economy cannot be overemphasized. Hence the need for the Corporate Affairs Commission to function as such is a sine-qua-non to the provision of good legal principles that must be adhered to and effectively enforced in corporate governance. This research work, therefore covers the historical development of the Company and Allied Matter Act, its roles/functions and how it enforces the provisions of the Act. It also proffers suggestions to some challenges been faced by the Corporate Affairs Commission and re-commendations that would…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF PROOF IN THE HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF ELECTION PETITION IN NIGERIA

Price: 4000 Naira ABSTRACT Election petition is the only viable and recognized alternative open to any person or party dissatisfied with the conduct of an election under our laws to ventilate his or her grievance(s). Over the years litigants/petitioners have continued to patronize the election petition tribunals/courts with minimal or no success as most of the petitions ended up being thrown out for noncompliance with the applicable electoral legislation or want of proof. What provoked this research was the need for an appraisal of the requirement of proof in the hearing and determination of election…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF A CHILD IN NIGER STATE

Price: 6000 Naira ABSTRACT There are various legislations under the Nigerian legal system that seeks to protect the rights of the child. Majorly, the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provided for human rights, Nigerian Children’s Trust Fund Act, Penal Code, Criminal Code, Children and Young Persons Act, Child Rights Act, which all have provisions for the protection of a child. The guiding principle on the issue of child protection is in the best interest of the child, the Child Rights Act 2003 and Niger State Child Rights Law 2010 affirmed this principle…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF CAPITAL GAINS TAX ACT, 2004 IN NIGERIA

Price: 4000 Naira ABSTRACT The Capital Gains Tax was introduced into Nigeria by the Capital Gains Tax Decree (Decree No. 44) in 1967. The decree was enacted on 19th October, 1967 but retrospectively took effect from 1st April, 1967. It came into being two years after the Capital Gains Tax Law of United Kingdom (Finance Act, 1965). The Decree (Now Capital Gains Tax Act, Cap. C1, L.F.N, 2004) deals with the taxation of capital gains arising out of the disposal of capital assets. This research entitled “An Appraisal of the Problems and Prospects of Capital…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE PRIVATISATION AND COMMERCIALISATION LAW AND POLICY IN NIGERIA

Price: 6000 Naira ABSTRACT A global trend has emerged aimed at reducing government’s involvement and attracting private partnership in the economy. This global trend came about through the process of privatisation or both privatisation and commercialisation of government owned enterprises. The reasons offered for this economic policy vary from country to country. In Nigeria, as part of its programmes of National Economic Reforms, the Federal Government introduced privatisation along with commercialisation. The research which focused on law and policy in the privatisation and commercialisation process sees the spirit and letter of the law as not…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE PRINCIPLES OF GIFT (HIBAH) IN ISLAMIC LAW AND ITS APPLICATION IN KADUNA, KANO AND KEBBI STATES

Price: 4000 Naira ABSTRACT Gift is a concept which every individual is engaged in willingly or unwillingly, either as a donor or recipient which has become part of the daily transactions of the society. The nature of gift has been conceived by scholars from different perspective creating divergence of opinion and application of these principles. The work is aimed at examining the comprehensiveness of the principles of Islamic Law relating to gift vis-à-vis the opinion of the four schools of thought and the application of these principles based on Maliki School in Northern Nigeria. This…

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AN ASSESSMENT OF LANDUSE PRACTICES INDUCING SEDIMENTATION IN KUSALLA RESERVOIR, KARAYE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, KANO STATE NORTH WEST NIGERIA.

Price: 4000 Naira ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to improve the productivity of the Kusalla reservoir towards a sustainable domestic water supply and irrigation activities in the area. The aim of this study is to assess the level of sedimentation in the reservoir, and this was achieved by determining the current depth of the reservoir, the characterization of the land use within the catchment area of the reservoir as well as the effect of landuse changes on the sedimentation rate of the reservoir. The reservoir is located in karaye local government of kano…

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AN ASSESSMENT OF LIABILITIES OF OIL PRODUCING COMPANIES FOR OIL SPILLAGE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This project set out to examine the compensation of oil spill victims in the Nigerian oil industry. The compensation of these victims has become clumsy and dark in the wake of oil bunkering, pipeline vandalism, sabotage, since in the past, oil spill was as a result of the activities of the oil companies or operators. The object is to discuss who is responsible for payments of compensation to oil spill victims who are entangled in a political system that lacks legislative and administrative guidelines and framework that will effectively deal with the issue of…

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AN ASSESSMENT OF CONSUMER RIGHTS IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF THE SACHET WATER INDUSTRY

ABSTRACT The indispensability of safe drinking water to man cannot be over-emphasized. This research has traversed the allowable length and breadth of the applicable laws, regulations, as well as international and national policy frameworks on safe drinking water. It has also examined cases and legal principles that should be applied to instances where consumers’ rights to safe drinking water, especially sachet water arise. However, acceptable and affordable as the innovation may seem, its associated downside is the proliferation of contaminated sachet water, the consumption of which has often brought upon the consumers the toll of…

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AN APPRAISAL ON THE RIGHT OF THE CHILD TO FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, CONSCIENCE AND RELIGION UNDER NIGERIAN LAWS

ABSTRACT This study has examined the intricacies involved with respect to child’s rights to freedom of thought, conscience and religion under Nigerian laws. It has been argued that the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion entails the liberty of conscience accorded to the individual to have or adopt any religion or belief including the right to change one’s religion or belief as well as the freedom to manifest one’s religious belief in teaching, observance, practice and worship. The research work is predicated upon the problems arising out of the complexities involved with the…

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