Our thoughts on matters of
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and general matters.

THE LEGALITY AND ENFORCEABILITY OR OTHERWISE OF PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS IN NIGERIA

The reality of today, is that there is a growing increase in the rate of divorce. In Nigeria, settlement of assets upon divorce rests upon the discretion of the court which is guided by the vague yard stick of what is 'just and equitable'. The prenuptial agreement having clear and precise terms for settlement in the event of divorce, is certainly more desirable than the unpredictability and uncertainty that may arise in court settlement.

Efemena Ighorimoto (LLB. BL)
Jan 3, 2020

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THE ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS IN NIGERIA: AN OVERVIEW*

Dispute resolution is one of the core responsibilities of the court and this is a duty the court is enjoined to discharge judicially and judiciously. In the dispensation of this duty, the scale of justice tilts in favour of one of the parties who is said to be the successful litigant and therefore entitled to judgment.

Ogechukwu C. Obi (LLB. BL)
Oct 20, 2019

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