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  • An Analysis Of The Effect And Procedure For Service Of Court Processes Under Nigerian Law

    An Analysis Of The Effect And Procedure For Service Of Court Processes Under Nigerian Law

    Published: 11 Sep 2017

    Service of court processes goes to the jurisdiction of the Court to hear a matter. Parties must as a matter of law and practice ensure that the opposing party not only receives and acknowledge service of processes but also that the service effected is proper under Nigerian law. The power of an appellate Court to set aside the entire judgment of a lower court on the grounds of lack of proper servic...

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  • An Appraisal Of Types Of Employment And The Means Of Their Effective Termination Under Nigerian Law

    An Appraisal Of Types Of Employment And The Means Of Their Effective Termination Under Nigerian Law

    Published: 08 Sep 2017

    What are the main regulations regulating employment in Nigeria? The main legislation regulating employment and labour relations in Nigeria is the Labour Act CAP. L1, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. However the Act only covers employees engaged under a contract of manual labour or clerical work in private and public sector. Hence the need for other legislations which includes; Trade Un...

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  • Procedure For Terminating Contractual Employment On Grounds Of Redundancy In Nigeria

    Procedure For Terminating Contractual Employment On Grounds Of Redundancy In Nigeria

    Published: 06 Sep 2017

    In order to survive in business in the current economic downturn in Nigeria, Employers may have to terminate the employment of their redundant staff. To avoid trade union disputes, industrial actions and damages for breach of contract employment, it is important for Employers to know the proper legal procedure in terminating the employment of their Employees on grounds of redundancy. What are the...

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  • Nigeria's Federal High Court Grants Leave To Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. Of Fred-Young & Evans LP To Apply For An Order Of Mandamus Against The Attorney General Of The Federation

    Nigeria's Federal High Court Grants Leave To Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. Of Fred-Young & Evans LP To Apply For An Order Of Mandamus Against The Attorney General Of The Federation

    Published: 29 Aug 2017

    The Motion exparte in SUIT NO. FHC/ABJ/CS/2003/2017; EMMANUEL EKPENYONG ESQ. V ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION dated and filed on 17th day of March, 2017 was listed for hearing on 7th June 2017. Upon hearing Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. of Fred-young & Evans LP appearing in person, Hon. Justice A.I. Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division in a R...

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  • Fred-Young & Evans LP's Suit To Compel The AG And Minister Of Justice Of The Federation Of Nigeria To Promulgate An Order To Extend Part 1 Of The Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act, 1990 To Judgments Of Foreign Countries

    Fred-Young & Evans LP's Suit To Compel The AG And Minister Of Justice Of The Federation Of Nigeria To Promulgate An Order To Extend Part 1 Of The Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act, 1990 To Judgments Of Foreign Countries

    Published: 28 Aug 2017

    Background The Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Act, CAP F35, Chapter 152, Laws of the Federation, 1990 ("the 1990 Act") which provides for a 6 years period for registration of foreign judgments was enacted to replace the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Ordinance, CAP 175, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1958 ("the 1958 Ordinance") which provides for a 12 months period with...

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  • The Problems Militating Against The Growth Of Arbitration In Nigeria

    The Problems Militating Against The Growth Of Arbitration In Nigeria

    Published: 01 Jul 2017

    Unlike commercial litigation where litigants spend many years in court for their dispute to be resolve by a Judge, an arbitration proceeding is fast and flexible. The parties agree on the process of resolving their dispute. Arbitration proceedings are confidential and an arbitral award is not subject to appeal. Notwithstanding the advantages of arbitration over litigation, there are many challenge...

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  • The Problems Militating Against The Growth Of Arbitration In Nigeria

    The Problems Militating Against The Growth Of Arbitration In Nigeria

    Published: 01 Jul 2017

    Unlike commercial litigation where litigants spend many years in court for their dispute to be resolve by a Judge, an arbitration proceeding is fast and flexible. The parties agree on the process of resolving their dispute. Arbitration proceedings are confidential and an arbitral award is not subject to appeal. Notwithstanding the advantages of arbitration over litigation, there are many challenge...

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  • Common Questions On Registration And Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In Nigeria

    Common Questions On Registration And Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In Nigeria

    Published: 23 May 2017

    What legislations regulate registration and enforcement of foreign judgments in Nigeria? The Reciprocal Enforcement of |Judgments Ordinance, CAP 175, Laws of the Federation, 1958, Part 2 of the Foreign Judgment (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act, CAP, 152, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990 and the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgment Rules, 1922 regulate the registration of foreign judgments in Ni...

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